24 Dec '11, 10am

Interesting reading

Interesting reading

See that picture on the left? That bunch of cheaply manufactured plastic bags that won't put a dent in the pockets of the shopping mall's management? It bugs the hell out of me. For overseas friends and others who don't know what's it for - Whenever it rains, the stand magically appears. It's for shoppers entering the mall, to bag their wet umbrellas so as to prevent, I presume, either the floors of the mall getting dirty or the possibility of shoppers slipping and falling. It can be seen at various malls across Singapore. This stand appears outside Hougang Mall whenever it rains - even a drizzle. Then you know what happens? The bin outside the mall gets stuffed full of these plastic bags. It doesn't matter whether shoppers are holding a huge, long umbrella or a small, foldable one, I see both groups grab these plastics off the stand anyway. I will not comment on those who...

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