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  1. performed on a Shigeru Kawai grand piano. (Music: “Forbidden Love” by S.E.N.S., the theme music of Fuji Television drama “Nisen-nen no Koi”, or “Love 2000”). 8 December 2021, approximately. Location: No. 176, Orchard Road.
  2. performed on a Bechstein grand piano, and an Bechstein upright. (Tchaikovsky's Nocturne, Op. 19, No. 4). 14 November 2023. Location: Block 3014, Bedok Industrial Park E.
  3. performed inside a ballroom of a hotel,
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Brick-and-mortar book-shops have been closing down, one after another.

I'm trying to contribute where I can, in as appropriate a manner as possible, with what little strength that remains in these frail arms.

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I attended a screening of a documentary, at a nearby cinema.

It was about how humans manage – or fail to manage – industrial waste, and consumer waste. There were a lot of statistics in the documentary.

It ended on an carefully curated optimistic note:

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In other words, what do I want to work on, moving forward?

  1. Apply for a subsidy in renting a public house. (here be formidable bureaucratic dragons). c.f.: Mei Ying.
  2. Toil away at a higher-salary job so that I can afford a more expensive house. (But why would I want a more expensive house, in the first place?). Become a piano-teacher, maybe? Or, a software-salesman? CRM, ERP?
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Interactions with the world of theatre in Singapore.

  1. watched a play. “The House of Bernarda Alba.” (Produced by Wild Rice). 2014. Location: Drama Centre, National Library Board Building.
  2. Encountered Wong Souk Yee, and Jason Soo. 2014.
  3. Experienced Recess Time, by The Theatre Practice. 2019. Location: 58 Waterloo Street, Singapore.
  4. Watched a recording of an opera. “Faust”. (Produced by Royal Opera House in the United Kingdom). 2019
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This list is not exhaustive.

Kitchen Staff

  1. Qian Ling, full-time
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Please let me ask – who, indeed, exerts control over this planet? Are the following people in control?

  1. Luis Rubiales, former President of the Spanish football federation. (“Luis Rubiales, Former Spanish Soccer Chief, Faces Arrest”. In The New York Times. 21 March 2024. And: “Luis Rubiales quits in wake of World Cup kiss scandal”. In The Guardian. 10th September 2023).
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Weight: 56.5 kilograms Height: 1.69 metres Complexion: light-skinned, not dark-skinned Bespectacled: yes

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This is just a list of projects that I've undertaken with other people.

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下课了!今天学了什么?

  • 顾客来餐厅之前已经有 expectations,关于食物与服务。员工尽可能要满足顾客最基本的 expectations。之后可以更加一步,想想如何超越顾客的 expectations ,带给他们惊喜。(例如,记住回头客的名字)。
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