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October 15, 2015

road to singapore

no battle on waterloo

“i often see chinese people coming from the kwan im temple stop in front of the krishna temple and light joss sticks and pray… why, ah?” i asked my ex-colleague, a lovely chinese girl who had once actually persuaded a client not to change a full stop to an exclamation mark because i had requested her to. she looked at me and said with that open, friendly grin of hers, “respect, lah!” her head bobbed up and down a bit,…

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