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  • No shit

    Walking back from our last pre-childbirth breakfast at Ronin, we passed this sign in the alleyway. It’s an interesting mixture of the formal (urinate) and the profane (shit) as well as a mixture of English, Chinese and low-quality clip art images of dogs. It’s also quite polite; I’m always glad when a sign says "please". […]

  • Marathon preparations

    This evening my wife went out and left me in charge of the baby, which wasn’t as onerous as it might sound, because La Serpiente Aquatica Negra went to sleep at 7:30 and there hasn’t been a peep out of her yet. So I had some time to catch up with various tasks around the […]

  • A worrying diagnosis

    I went for a run this afternoon, round Windsor, a small town in Nova Scotia. It’s odd running in cool air after the humid soup of Singapore; I did two miles in less than 15 minutes, without even trying hard. On the last part of my run, I went past Octopus Diagnostics, a non-descript office […]