Language runs afoul at IExperience

It started with a casual remark on my part while browsing the papers online. “What rubbish are they reporting in the news today?” Pangzi, ever the prim and proper kid, intercepted me. “Orrrrrh, you said a dirty word!” “News is dirty?” I asked, feigning surprise. “No, the R-word!” “Ermmm, reporting?” “No!!!” At his age, he …

Continue reading

Giant Cardboard Blokies lets you play karung guni for a day

When I was a kid, my mum taught me the most useful lessons. “Study hard, or else you’ll end up collecting cardboards for a living!” she warned. Considering how some young people behave today, I’d better impart the same values to Pangzi while I can. So we went Suntec City, where there was an indoor playground at Tower …

Continue reading

Wa cow, Marche makes it so easy to milk parents

Someone came up with a bright idea to put a mechanical cow at Suntec Marche so that kids could happily squeeze water out of its hard nipples, pardon my French. It was hilarious fun for Pangzi, I must say. Finally he got to fulfil a secret fantasy of mine in public. That was the highlight …

Continue reading