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Her mother tongue isn’t Tamil

***A quick note of explanation before I get into the post.  English is the language of instruction in Singapore.  However, all students must take a second language–called a Mother Tongue  (henceforce I’ll refer to it as MT) language.*** I recently … Continue reading

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Thaipusam 2014 (photos)

I’ve been wanting to check out Thaipusam for four years, but something always seemed to come up.  This year, however, the stars aligned that I could go and see part of the festival.  I spent about two hours along Selegie … Continue reading

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