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I popped down to Singapore from the 2nd to the 5th March for a conference. I stayed in a dodgy hotel near Suntec City. It was cheap and I could sleep but I was missing the usual niceties of those soul-less chain hotels. And cleanliness.

Singapore struck me as even more “westernised” than Honkers. More Starbucks and more English heard around the place. It was nice though.

I knew that a couple of people I talk shop through Twitter lived and worked in Singapore so meeting up with them was great and another reason why Twitter rocks for making connections. And friends!

A few pics.


Some crazy looking building which is going to house a Casino amongst other things.


Downtown.


Looks like a Durian fruit so it’s nicknamed the Durian Building.


The Merlion. Every city should have a water spouting statue.


My first eyeballs on the A380. I had a chance to fly on it down to Singers but the times did not work out. Shame.

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