15 Oct '11, 2am

My First Winter

Telling my fellow Canadian residents that I come from Singapore almost always leave their eyes widened and mouths agape. They appeared awed. I guess they must have heard about the place but not enough. They want to know more. Those from South East Asia are pretty surprise I decided to uproot. Those who are from the rest of the world thought that it is part of China. I had to explain that it is in fact, very near to Malaysia and not China. Besides being aware of the fact that Singapore is very very clean, they are basically very very interested to find out more about the place. Some are really impressed with my flawless English, Singapore-accented, notwithstanding. However, coming from Singapore where it is hot and humid all year round is a disadvantage when it comes to facing my first winter here in Toronto.

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