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road to singapore

one-north and two places

the first time i went to cafe colbar and mentioned it to my boss, he said it had moved from its original location. colonial bar, which got shortened to colbar, was set up in 1953 at jalan hang jebat and served as a canteen cum hangout for the british army personnel living in the area. in 2003, at the age of fifty, it would have faced sudden demise to make way for a road. people petitioned to save colbar. jurong…

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road to singapore

losing track

irrelevance. as i thought of the unused train track this morning, that’s the word that finally floated up and seemed to have meaning. i’d been thinking for some time of our walk on saturday, we’d decided to go to clementi toward the west and explore. when i searched clementi on the net it took me straight to something i’d not heard of before… steel truss bridge. the pictures showed an abandoned old rusty bridge made of angular metal structures that…

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