Legends of the Foo, Part 2

As discussed previously, my dad grew up in the jungle, more or less. He and his family came back to Singapore after the war was over to rebuild their lives. At some point my dad got a job at a cinema as the assistant manager. Singapore’s not a very big …

Legends of the Foo – Part 1

When he was about ten, a little thing called World War Two broke out and the Japanese invaded Singapore. This is a battle Winston Churchill called “the worst disaster and largest capitulation in British history.” The legend is that Singapore’s coastal defense turrets were all designed to fire into the …

Smarten up, 2011 Part 2

As previously mentioned, 2011 has been an asshole.  Things actually got worse since the last post, with my dad getting terribly ill and being hospitalized, more earthquakes, tornadoes and so forth, and me having a minor bout of crazy due to all the stress. But fuck that.  I declare this …