House Updates

June 6, 2010 § Leave a comment

This saturday, we paid a visit to site. Progress is good, averaging 1.5 storeys every 2 weeks. It’s now on the 18th storey, so 24 more storeys will take 32 weeks = 8 months. Add in 6 – 9 months more to do the finishing, it’s unlikely we can move in by next year.

We popped by the showroom to take a leak look. Noted down:

  1. Homogenous tiles in the 5-rm showroom measures 24″ x 24″.
  2. Living room measures 8 steps x 6 steps, excluding balcony.

House Update

March 27, 2010 § Leave a comment

Of course we popped by to spot check.

The muched discussed exposed pipe on the forum. I think I’ll just put a big leafy potted plant next to it and ignore it. Strangely, the balcony has only 1 light point. I remembered there were 2 at City View. Cost cutting?

4-room bomb shelters are smaller than 5-room’s.

There’s another exposed pipe in the MBR balcony. I’ll need two big leafy potted plants.

This is the view from the living room. It’s a glorious sight at night. Can you spot Teck Ghee Vista?

Clue: Between NL & C.

Decor: Free Space Intent

March 19, 2010 § Leave a comment

I’m surprised to find a gem like this in Singapore. I couldn’t find much review for this company on Hmm, smells like exclusivity and sky high prices.

Runner and I saw this while flipping through Home&Decor magazine. It’s clean and contemporary. I love love love the black line that outlines the ceiling. Look! No need for false ceilings 🙂

Image via H&D Homes

This ID firm has a penchant for black lines and ceiling lights.

Images via Free Space Intent

First Appointment

March 11, 2010 § Leave a comment

We went for the first appointment on 9 March, Tuesday. The officer who served us is a patient, polite lady.

Towards the end of the appointment..

Officer: Now let me test you Mr Runner, when is the TOP?

Runner: Erm… 2012..?

Officer: Remember, you have to propose by then.

一二三四去六七, 层层高楼平地起

March 6, 2010 § Leave a comment





This is a nursery rhyme I learnt in kindergarten. At that time, people were starting to move from Kampong to HDB flats. My guess, this rhyme was created out of a need to foster harmony, especially if you have 100+ households living together in a huge block of concrete.

This is where I’ll be living in the future. Oh.. how slowly it is inching up. Purple arrow is pointing to my block.

Image from Animelover via

This one shows the layout. It is not the correct direction, so you have to imagine rotating it 180 degrees. I really have a crazily long balcony.

Image from Animelover via

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