Top 14 Times I Feel Damn Proud to be Singaporean

1. When Chow Yuen Fatt said this in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AclwZliZlOs

2. When I’m walking towards immigration at Changi, clock the long queue, and then turn and head straight for the automated clearance gantries #likeaboss

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3. Every time we win best world’s airport

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4. When I’m driving down the ECP at night and out of nowhere I see this…

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5. Every time I see a non-Singaporean carrying a Charles and Keith bag

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6. …Or spot someone raving about floss buns in an international Bread Talk outlet

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Picture: Bread Talk Colombo, by Yamu.lk

 

7. Or see any amazing home-grown brands like Creative, Banyan Tree Resorts & Spas, Strip Waxing Salons,  who’ve become so successful internationally

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8. When Lady Gaga wore our this dress by our very own Ashley Isham.

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Picture: Lady-Gaga.net

9. Any time I eat in a hawker Centre… Come on you know it’s true!

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Picture: Cavinteo.blogspot.com

10. When I read articles like this

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/what-singapore-can-teach-us/2012/05/02/gIQAlQEGwT_story.html]

11. And I think about how far we’ve come…and in such a sort time

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Picture: Chinatown year unknown, from http://martinliewphotography.blogspot.com/2009/04/postcards-of-old-singapore.html

 

12. When I experience the amazing creative talents our city has

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8PAIVuNC5w    and   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISovsVvX8Bg ]

 

13. When I walk down that stretch of South Bridge Rd where there is a mosque, Hindu temple, Buddhist temple and a church within 100m of one another.

And it’s always completely peaceful.

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Picture: Sketch by Liz Steel www.lizsteel.com

 

14. And without fail every single time I hear this song…

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTkVG6lWvwY]

 

So yeah, the haters are always gonna hate, but for better and for worse I am…

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Picture: Zazzle.com

 

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