Author: Kevin L

  • 上巴刹

    假期虽忙,今日还是答应了母亲,与她上巴刹去买菜,吃早点。新加坡所谓的早点,是炒米粉,炒面,这一类食品,而非‘点心’。今天特地到中笆鲁巴刹 – 本来这‘ba’, 是头上一个‘山’,下边添个‘合’;翻了词典,发现真有此字,但电脑上却没有,没办法,只好用了同音的‘笆’字。我们主要到那儿去是为了买菜,但听娘说那儿卖的虾面不错,便也就到那儿去尝尝。确实不错。 中笆鲁巴刹其实正在翻新,我们所去的,是暂时搭建的巴刹。虽说是暂时搭建的,设备还是非常完善,决不缺桌少椅的。卖衣的那儿还有试衣室呢!唯一缺的,大概就是空间吧。那儿的摊位,都挤得要命,但这也好,摊主们都在聊天,完全不把‘竞争’放在眼里。 像娘如此管闲之人,认识的人还真多,走不到两步就在跟人到招呼,聊个一二。那些婆嫂,见到我,必对娘说这三句,“这你儿子呀?长得还真高呀。现在读哪儿?”另外添的还有,“怎今天有空陪妈妈到巴刹来?”对于现代‘疼爱孩子’的新加坡父母,巴刹有如是什么禁地,孩子们有空该在家温书,怎么到巴刹来学买菜 – 准是没前途!他们就是以这种眼光看着我。 好了,买菜。

  • 人生一场戏

    这话是何等人之言?这人非挨揍不可。看了我校那“精彩”的话剧后,更是发现,人生与戏剧(或话剧)之悬殊。我看来也是在吮着表演,还是别把话剧的名称搬出为妙。 大前天,星期五,不知是怎么的,就被逼去看这场话剧,还花了五元呢!此话剧不准确地反映了中国人所在我国受的待遇。他们说什么也是我校的宾客,哪有被取笑呀?最糟的就是他们把中国人们的英文水准呈现的有如不值分文。事实上,我校的中国生,英文水准还比大部分学生佳呢!由此看来,这话剧已是完全不实际。 我的人生,更是惨不忍睹。话剧人是话剧,都是欢喜收场。我们呢?假期还得回学校去上课。成绩不好还得看老师脸色。这还只是上学时代;到了色会,还不是得看老板脸色做人。可见任教也是不错的职业。想吧,还有何职业可让你在当伙计的同时,也当老板的?不只每天可让学生给你挣茶倒水,随便使唤,爽的话还能逼他们跪地求饶。 当然,有时改改作业,写写几个话剧,更是不错的。普普通通的一个话剧也会搞得全场满座 – 学生都被迫去支持嘛。就因为有这话剧,我当天才不能与家人一起吃晚饭。最矛盾的事,当天是‘与家人共晚餐日’。天理何在呀!

  • Evolution

    Charles’ theory doesn’t only apply to lifeforms or whatever mutant creatures that might really exist in the very world we live in, it also apply in almost every single part of life. Evolution is something like improvement, but most importantly, it is a change. Supposedly positive one but not necessarily so. For those who didn’t…

  • Heavy

    The world is getting scarier. First, holidays are coming. Holidays are not time for relaxation. They are periods of time when we go wild and work madly at home instead of being ‘lectured’ at school. In school, the ‘talk only’ ability becomes powerful especially when everyone assumes that having school would mean lots of commitment…

  • Delayed

    Last Friday, when The Economist is supposed to arrive, it didn’t. Okay, I admit I was slacking and didn’t really touched the previous issue on ‘Axis of Evil’, but they should be delivering the magazine on time. I gave them 2 days and finally, I sent a ‘comment’ to them through the net to inform…

  • Propagation

    After taking about 5 minutes to admire the review Terry has done of my blog, I felt rather dismayed by the fact that I scored the same ratings as Weixiang. Well, it isn’t that bad though I have to say that my blog is definitely more readable than Weixiang’s. Nonetheless, I seem to fare batter…

  • 吾之恼

    长日不用华文,今日现丑了。从今周开始每天逼自己写两篇散文诗,补偿前日之惰。今日就献上散文诗,“吾之恼”。 《吾之恼》 华文之恼,有谁明了。 恼白话太长,古文太深。 惜佳文太少,古诗太妙。 恼自己; 别字极多,文章不好。 爱书而不读之习,截不掉。 恼尊师; 不值分尊,言-无人聆晓。 无聊乏味之教法,除不了。 吾恼:得到何时,才能因自身是华人而豪? 此文/词/诗是想起自己华语有多差,而怪罪在老师身上而写的。本人之师,败在自己不懂得激发学生的兴趣,只顾逼学生们死背句子,读死书。这有何用啊!

  • Bok’s Calamity

    In case you haven’t noticed, Bingyuan has just put back all the ‘censored stuff back on to his blog. That’s supposed to be good news unless he accidentally revealed them and would be switched the posts back to hidden mode. I really thought he was afraid that his form teacher or whatever would go to…

  • Bok's Calamity

    In case you haven’t noticed, Bingyuan has just put back all the ‘censored stuff back on to his blog. That’s supposed to be good news unless he accidentally revealed them and would be switched the posts back to hidden mode. I really thought he was afraid that his form teacher or whatever would go to…

  • Bus 186

    This isn’t the first time, and I doubt it will be the last. Yes. The bus which I take to school and back home broke down again. It is not important how many thimes it broke down in total if it doesn’t concern me, but I have encountered such incidents thrice already. This is ridiculous.…