Yawning Bread Photo Essay - 18 June 2008

In the heartlands


 

 

 

 

About 85% of Singaporeans live in flats built by the government, most of which are located in what is termed the "new towns" -- suburbs that ring the city centre, each with its own town centre.

The typical Singaporean spends quite a lot of his time there, but how often do we capture life in the heartlands photographically?

Lots of pictures are taken of the sleek city centre for various tourist or commercial brochures. Lots of pictures are taken by ourselves when we're on holiday -- outside Singapore.   

Here are some scenes of real life where we actually live.

 

 

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