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Give Me One Reason
Tracy Chapman & Eric Clapton



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Wednesday, December 5, 2007
och.1 | 8:42 PM















I make it a point to visit the old Changi Hospital yearly. The experience is like visiting an old friend again. You can check out more photos at my facebook album, "the forgotten".















Having just completed the first person shooter game, F.E.A.R., walking around the hallways and empty rooms of the old dame was a surreal experience akin to the gaming environment (yes, with the suspense element thrown in as well!). At one point, a bat actually flew right past me and gave me a little fright. Otherwise, all the spooks and goosebums you would get from the place are tarnished by the numerous grafitti on the walls.






















HELLOOOO! ANYONE DOWN THEREEEEE????




















We probably broke all superstition taboos while we were there.

My penchant for places old and historical is tied up with a tinge of sadness over the neglect places like the old Changi Hospital are in. Oh how we tend to toss out the old when the new comes. I want my students and children in future to see that there are nice old buildings to explore in Singapore - many of which have been torn down to make way for modernity.
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