Got close and more personal with one of the Smooth-coated Otters (Lutrogale perspicillata) at the Pandan river, Singapore, today. It swam up to the shore only a few metres away and gave me a curious look.
On iNaturalist [ https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/31337215 ]
Another niche #Youtube channel I stumbled upon, Ambient Walking, has loads of videos that features simple walks around certain places, as the name suggests. Majority take place in #Singapore, but there are a few countries the person's covered too.
Seeing that #Google Maps want to map out individual #hawker stalls in #Singapore, makes me think locals could also jump in and fill the same gap with #OpenStreetMap + #Mapillary, rather than depend on big G to sort that out
A list of fires caused by personal mobility devices (PMDs) in the past few years in Singapore. I don't use them myself and I definitely won't leave them to charge unattended overnight.
iNaturalist is having a 'world tour' of countries with natiure observations logged with it and Singapore is featured here. I'm mentioned in the post as one of the top identifiers in Singapore. Yay, my 5 seconds of fame. :-)
"A 30-year leasehold site near Sembawang Park has been put up for tender to pilot a new residential care community concept for persons with #dementia.
The site at Gibraltar Crescent will be specially designed to provide a safe, home-like environment where residents are assisted to live independently... .
... will also have tailored services and programmes, which will help promote participation and social interactions among its residents... ."
"This will ensure that drone operators are made aware of their responsibilities and undertake to conduct their activities in a responsible manner,"....
Errant #drone users may also face more severe penalties, he said. Currently, offenders can be jailed for up to 12 months and fined up to S$20,000."
No idea why they're filmed in that vacant space standing throughout though, rather than sitting together in a cozier studio
(Not really #Pride Month anymore, but still worth sharing)
The 11th edition of Pink Dot in #Singapore, an annual #LGBTQ+ event that ends in a pink light-up, happened on 29 June 2019. This year saw a much stronger proclamation to repeal Section 377A of the Penal Code, which forbids sex between two men, even if private and consensual.
Honestly it's ridiculous that 377A still persists here when other Asian countries like Taiwan and India are ahead in this aspect, so "Western values" aren't the problem 🙄
A first look at the newly opened attractions at the Jewel @ Changi Airport in #Singapore... Bet those will be swarming with kids newly liberated into their June holidays
me mucking about on the web as a #Singapore 🇸🇬 local
(will come up with some new profile pic later)
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