Having hired a ludicrous car, we had transportation today, and so after a rapid breakfast we drove out to Bob’s Corn and Pumpkin Patch, an agritourism attraction about 40 minutes from Seattle.
Today I learned that ANA are grounding all their 787 aircraft, because there’s something wrong with the engines. Then I also learned the fairly amazing statistic that a single engine for a jet airliner retails[…]
This afternoon we decided to visit Little Guilin, a picturesque little corner of Singapore, named after a mountainous region of China. We would have gone this morning, but we had urgent scrambled-egg-eating duties to attend[…]
Today we all went over to the River Safari, a half hour drive from Chinatown into the deep jungle of Mandai. The River Safari has been open for a while now; it started off with[…]
Today was a public holiday in Singapore, (it was Hari Raya yesterday, so unless you had particularly unenlightened management, you got Monday off) and to celebrate somebody had organised a big cloud of haze to[…]