If you are looking to re-connect: The are plenty of people in and around the UK, Canada, USA, Spain and Australia who organise regional events to do with the Seletar Association and other interesting matters to do with the RAF. If you’re not sure who’s who and how to contact them – here’s the list … More Reunions
Advance GDP estimates released by MTI today are grim: The weaker prognosis for the Singapore economy in 2009 is also based on the sharp contraction seen in the fourth quarter of 2008. Advance estimates show that gross domestic product (GDP) in the fourth quarter contracted by 2.6 per cent in real terms over the same … More Rolls Royce delays
Had to look up ‘expunge’ ex·punge (k-spnj) tr.v. ex·punged, ex·pung·ing, ex·pung·es 1. To erase or strike out: “I have corrected some factual slips, expunged some repetitions” Kenneth Tynan. 2. To eliminate completely; annihilate. See Synonyms at erase.
Since October, we have seen one family after another move out of Seletar Airbase. Today, there are just 20 families left in the Park Lane, Hyde Park Gate, Oval and Haymarket area. We will all have to move out by 31st December. Rahul and I are attaching ourselves to Isabelle’s garage and art sale on … More Moving out sale
The bulldozers seemed louder these past couple of days, and we’ve been sneezing like it’s springtime. A quick stroll down the lane revealed the reason – the logistics centre is being demolished.
Nature walk Saturday, August 16th – sold out Saturday, August 23rd – limited spaces. Contact Sue for more information. Flea Market Saturday, August 30th = Contact Sue for more information.
From The Times on July 14 More than $100 billion (£50.2 billion) of aircraft orders could be cancelled or postponed in the next couple of years as the high price of fuel drives airlines into bankruptcy or forces them to cut spending. Analysts estimate that 20 to 30 per cent of the $530 billion order … More Fuel prices take toll on aviation industry
Over at Flickr – Seletar Dreams
Yesterday, I had a call from a reporter at The New Paper, who wanted to know if any progress had been made about setting up a museum about Seletar Airbase. Certainly it was an idea we had considered about 18 months ago, but raising funds for a suitable location just defeated the part-time efforts we … More Heritage and community
Some of the memories being shared over at the RAF Seletar forum. Now, if we can only figure out where exactly the building is today? From Tex I was a member of the club between 1955-57 and again from 1959 to 62. I remember the Drama Festivals over the years and enjoyed being involved in … More Theatre Club
The long weekend is just 9 weeks away. If you are looking for something different for all in the family, Seletar may have the answer. Sabine has announced two separate workshops – Polymer Clay Easter Eggs and Batik Easter Eggs. And I will be running WordPress Workshops, for those new to blogging, and those looking … More Easter Eggs and Blogging with WordPress
A very big thank you to Matt and the gang at WordPress. This site would not have gotten off the ground without their wonderful support. To mark the season, they have allowed us to sprinkle snow on the site – enjoy! We have been quietly reflecting on how the time has flown, and how since … More Snow in Seletar!
Seletar comes to Little India! Sue will be at the flea market at Post-Museum, 107-109 Rowell Road (near Mustafa’s) on Saturday, 15th Dec and Sunday, 16th December from noon to 8 pm. Browse and purchase new and pre-loved items from local artists and creatives, including the Postcards from Seletar portfolio. Get great Christmas presents while … More Meet Sue in town at the Post-Museum