It was a Sunday and we felt like doing something festive and adventurous, despite the heavy tropical downpour. Living in such systemically run city, our inner thirst for chaos took us to Arab Street, tucked in a fold of Bugis Street, Little India and China Town, in the centre of Singapore.
We ate at the famous Victory cafe (established in 1908) and let our fingers take us along shops of fabulous fabric and BEADS!!
Each bead was within the range of $1 – $3, packets were about $2.
It was easy to move around, stores are in neat rows that intersect each other. The more important thing was that we did one whole section of Arab Street (well, there are many streets in this locale, but they are collectively and generally known as ‘Arab Street’) in an hour flat. You could spend the entire day there looking at pretty things, clicking and eating about, I know I will.
(If you want to see the end product of my bead buying spree, check out my next post!)
Have you ever imagined your room being your entire house? And I’m keeping those in mind who don’t have as exciting a life as those who live in studios.
Think of one name: Lavender Chang. An upcoming photographer from Singapore, she did a project on the famous HDB accommodations in the district of’ Block 12’…
Housing and Development Board flats known as ‘public housing’ in Singapore. It is generally credited with clearing up the squatters and slums of the 1960s and resettling residents into low-cost state-built housing
However with these shots, I think it will be evident that HDB’s mean more than just that: