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Fixing my Ear, Nose and Throat in 5 Surgeries

  I have undergone five surgeries since 2002. All five were ear, nose and throat (ENT) related. I removed my over-sized tonsils, which were causing very frequent sore throat. I was unable to breathe normally

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Driving License. Done.

My family and friends have bugged me for the longest time to learn driving. And so I decided to get it done. Probably 10 years late if you ask them, especially my wife. I finally

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Our Wedding at Salt Grill & Sky Bar

A wedding is a life changing milestone and also a heck lot of work. It would be a pity if the entire process was not documented and recorded. My wife Alyssa and I went through

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Chester Bennington - 1976 to 2017

Thank You Chester

I didn't expect the abrupt end to Linkin Park's lead vocalist Chester Bennington's life to affect me. But it did and I was brought to recognise a part of me that I was and probably

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My weight loss was primarily about cycling.

My Weight Loss Journey: Six-Month Plan and Results

I first worked on losing weight in 2012 when I weighed around 94kg. I was then facing telling signs that my body could not deal with the excess weight - a high resting heart rate,

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First Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, 1923-2015

Lee Kuan Yew’s analytical prowess and leadership skills

Lee Kuan Yew's passing and the subsequent week of national mourning caused many Singaporeans to revisit the achievements of one of the most important figures in Singapore's history. Lee's absence will be felt but more

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The 165 km route I took to complete a cycling milestone.

Century Ride: My 165 km Cycling Milestone

[caption id="attachment_5525" align="aligncenter" width="615"] The 165 km route I took to complete a cycling milestone.[/caption] My parents gave me a bicycle when I was five years old. It was a black BMX bicycle with two extra support

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Singapore wants more cyclists but the conditions are not right at the moment.

Making Cycling a Viable Commuting Option in Singapore

[caption id="attachment_5495" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Singapore wants more cyclists but the conditions are not right at the moment.[/caption] Most developed and crowded cities are trying to encourage cycling as a mode of transport so as to

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Nine painful years erased in one joyous moment.

FA Cup Winners 2014! Silverware for the Gunners. Finally.

[caption id="attachment_5436" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Nine painful years erased in one joyous moment.[/caption] Nine long years. Nine years of close shaves. Nine years of shooting ourselves in the foot. Nine years of questioning the team's belief.

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M1's Femtocell is a simple device made by Alcatel-Lucent.

Review: M1’s Femtocell – 9361 Home Cell

[caption id="attachment_5404" align="aligncenter" width="615"] M1's Femtocell is a simple device made by Alcatel-Lucent.[/caption] I live in a corner house on the ground floor in the west and M1's coverage in my home is rather poor.

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NUS Commencement 2013 – End of an Era

[caption id="attachment_5334" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Commencement 2013 was a milestone and an especially wonderful day for my parents.[/caption] I was not looking forward to Commencement. Commencement is NUS's rebadge of Convocation which basically refers to the

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The G700s stay true to its previous winning formula.

Review: Logitech G700s Rechargeable Gaming Mouse

[caption id="attachment_5324" align="aligncenter" width="615"] The G700s stay true to its previous winning formula.[/caption] The Logitech G series represents the Logitech's take on gaming products and also forms their top of the line premium category. In

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Winds carry smoke from hotspots in Sumatra to Malaysia and Singapore.

Haze 2013: Situation and Solutions

[caption id="attachment_5318" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Winds carry smoke from hotspots in Sumatra to Malaysia and Singapore.[/caption] Fires from the Sumatran islands have affected both Singapore and Malaysia as dry winds are carrying smoke towards the east.

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The fish tank lies in the background.

Keeping Pets I – Fishes (1990-1996)

[caption id="attachment_5306" align="aligncenter" width="615"] The fish tank lies in the background. Unfortunately, this was the only shot we had of the fish tank.[/caption] This is long overdue. I have been keeping pets since the age

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WWDC 2013: Apple takes careful steps forward.

WWDC 2013: Apple Treads Carefully Amidst Change

[caption id="attachment_5295" align="aligncenter" width="615"] WWDC 2013: Apple takes cautious steps forward.[/caption] I eagerly anticipated WWDC 2013 because Apple really needed something new to lift an image that is fast becoming stale.  I think Apple largely

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The NSA has it all but what will it do with it?

Dissecting the PRISM Overreaction

[caption id="attachment_5289" align="aligncenter" width="615"] The NSA has it all but what will it do with it?[/caption] Americans went up in arms when a program managed by the United State's National Security Agency (NSA) called PRISM

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Actually, change is here.

Transition and Plans

[caption id="attachment_5274" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Actually, change is here.[/caption] The last time I wrote about a transition was in 2009. I was finishing up my relatively long temp job before starting on my Economics journey at

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The K810 is the most feature packed bluetooth keyboard available.

Review: Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810

[caption id="attachment_5262" align="aligncenter" width="615"] The K810 is the most feature packed bluetooth keyboard available.[/caption] With more people using tablets and smartphones for simple computing tasks, it becomes rather obvious that a touch keyboard is not

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MDA's announcement creates an online storm.

Singapore’s Tweaked Online Licenses Show Naivety

[caption id="attachment_5235" align="aligncenter" width="615"] MDA's announcement creates an online storm.[/caption] The Media Development Authority announced new guidelines that will require additional licensing for current affairs orientated sites with a large Singapore viewership. I think it

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It is better to wait 6 months before buying a new phone, tablet, laptop or desktop.

The Mid 2013 Technological Lull

[caption id="attachment_5207" align="aligncenter" width="615"] It is better to wait 6 months before buying a new phone, tablet, laptop or desktop.[/caption] It is a foolish time to buy almost anything within the technological sphere. As the

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The focus should be on usage and not ownership.

Rethink Taxes on Motor Vehicles in Singapore

[caption id="attachment_5195" align="aligncenter" width="615"] The focus should be on usage and not ownership.[/caption] LTA's evaluation of a change in ERP system this week peaked my interest. They are looking move from a single charge entry

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