Street signs in other people’s countries offer an endless source of entertainment…
Watch out for this on the trains. I thought it was about pickpockets, but it’s ‘to prevent outrage of modesty’, I was informed by the small print in the train compartment.
If you click on that photo above you’ll see in the very fine print at the side that it was the ‘Concept by students of LASALLE College of the Arts’. A work experience project sign, in other words. They certainly succeeded in attracting my attention and I look forward to seeing more.
Then I spotted this one at an MRT station and stopped to read it while I waited for the next train.
They set sail in the boundless sea, suddenly losing sight of home and the cloud route led to the southern sky. It was a necessity, therefore it was possible; believing in their being capable, therefore they became omnipotent: to lift the heavy cauldron, to carry on back sacks of rice, to open up new land in the barren waste for cultivation. Chapters of history are laden with tales of the labouring coolies.
…striving for survival and then for excellence; caring for being good they have done all things better: in building the society, the family, the school and the nation. Roads, lanes and shops in the community miss the sight of the bullock carts.
Tan Swie Hian (Singaporean writer and artist).