Bicyclists’ paradise in Eastern Singapore

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Tanah Merah Coast Road’s on-road bike lane. The PCN can be seen on the left.

SINGAPORE: Sunday 23 April 2017 was the first full day that the new Tanah Merah Coast Road was open, with its exclusive on-road bicycle lanes and the adjacent Coastal Park Connector, the latest addition to Singapore’s Park Connector Network (PCN).

After traversing the new route from north to south and back again, I can say that the planners behind this project have really pulled off a bicycling masterpiece.

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3 signs you can eat raw sugar


If you are in doubt, these three signs should help.

1st sign


You just made coffee. This is a sign that you can have raw sugar in the coffee.

2nd sign


You do not have diabetes. To keep it that way do not to eat too much sugar, stick to a healthy diet and lifestyle.

3rd sign


You live in New York City and it is 1915. Go ahead, eat as much raw sugar as you like. I am impressed that you are reading this.


Photo Credits

The sugar packets and the two moka pots, also known as macchinettas: My iPhone 6 (Thomas Timlen) all rights reserved. The sugar packet photo was edited using Gimp.

Insulin thing by John Campbell and NYC from the OSU Special Collections & Archives – both in the Flickr Commons – no known copyright restrictions.