It just so happened that I visited this gorgeous city for it’s 50th anniversary.

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Oh and it's the year of the goat.

Don’t worry, I won’t bore you with holiday highlights, listicles or any such thing.
I just want to share some of the cool things I saw on yet another one of my city regular breaks.

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[In pinyin: Bao3 Ta3 Jie1] I don't get to speak Chinese much in Bangkok,
so of course I jump at the chance to read and speak Chinese.

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I love this mix of Chinese, Malay and Indian.
Coming from multicultural London, I always feel at home in places that
embrace difference; Singapore is definitely one of those places.

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"执子之手,与子偕老" - 
For life or for death, holding your hand, and ageing with you.

Just imagine how much these two have witnessed.

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The haze exasperated the pollution, but the city definitely still has its charms.

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I must have walked for days, but how can you blame me? It's just fun to look.

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At night, when it rains.

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The city takes on a hue of its own at night, neon Chinese writing, reminding me of my days living in Shanghai.

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Donation - 现代风格 - modern style

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And finally, a bit of the old communist propaganda, 
I chanced upon at a bookstore.

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