Confetti Days — Winter RSS

The Seasons I

Singapore is sitting on the equator – well almost. Which explains the Singapore climate. Seasons as we have them closer to the polar regions just don’t occur. Most people living here, of course, won’t know what they are missing.I. Winter Winter can wear you down, especially when daylight is turning dusk as early as 16.00 hours, day in, day out. It is depressing despite the picturesque (and dangerous!) icicles growing meter-long from the gutter along the steep roofs. As I went to primary, the post war facilities weren’t sufficient yet to take in all pupils in one go. Classes were crowded and, sometimes, we had to take shifts – morning and afternoon. And it was one of those dark afternoons...

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