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June 12, 2010


Belle Waring

I rent this place as a co-tenant, to be clear. I couldn't afford to buy this place in a million years, and anyway the black-and-whites almost exclusively belong to the government and are run by PREMAS.

Myles SG

Yeah, I was about to say, black-and-white houses in Singapore...? Fairly premium, this category of housing, I am led to understand.

I didn't know they belonged to the gov't. I thought a number of foreign ambassadors lived in them?

Interestingly, the kitchen seems to Art Deco, while the staircase area seems to be Art & Crafts. I am guessing early 20's vintage?

Belle Waring

the kitchen was redone fairly recently. It had been a bedroom on the ground floor with a "wet" kitchen outside, i.e. sheltered but not really inside the house, as was traditional.


I wish you were selling this stuff in the bay area, I totally lust after that phone bench. Not that I could probably afford it, but still.

Belle Waring

Actually our prices are pretty good! But not so much with the shipment to the US.

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