Category: Slice of Life

The Gaming Evolution: Old to New to Vintage

Pix­els: a minute area of illu­mi­na­tion on a dis­play screen, one of many from which an image is com­posed. We hard­ly notice them with the high res­o­lu­tion screens we now use, where every image is smoothened and hyper-real­is­tic. The games we now play have incred­i­ble AI

REmastered: Our Classic Chinese New Year Dishes

The for­mer Bayview Inn at 30 Ben­coolen Street — Bayview International’s flag­ship prop­er­ty in Sin­ga­pore — has been revamped and reopened as the mod­ish and styl­ish 30 Ben­coolen hotel. But it’s not just the hotel that is bring­ing the “new” to Ben­coolen Street. Occu­py­ing a promi­nent…

Lost But Found: Outdoor Cinemas In Singapore

Even with pre­mier suites rolled out in mod­ern day cin­e­ma oper­a­tors, going to the movies is an acces­si­ble lux­u­ry for us. In exchange for a good S$11 or so, plus a dol­lar for book­ing fee per­haps, we get to ful­fill our enter­tain­ment needs in plush chairs…

Thieves’ Market

View in HD [here]. I have a pen­chant for old trea­sures, which was why I have real­ly enjoyed myself at our pre­vi­ous vis­it to Trea­sure Drag­on Trad­ing in Chi­na­town. Unfor­tu­nate­ly, it has closed down the last time I walked by the area late last year. Despite…

Medical Office

View in HD [here]. Tucked incon­spic­u­ous­ly along Gey­lang Road, Med­ical Office is an antique lit­tle phar­ma­cy that appears to be an anachro­nism stuck in time. We talked to the two pro­pri­etors, two elo­quent and elder­ly gen­tle­men who spoke in the delib­er­ate, kind­ly sort of way that…