Lately, I had been very tempted to go and get a motorbike licence and buy a Vespa after that.
It seems that one could save tons of money here at Tiong Bahru if you own a 2 wheeler.
Parking is plentiful and you can park anywhere and everywhere you like without ever tearing a parking coupon or taking out a season parking disc for your bike.
If you feel like riding all the way up to your neighbour’s block or the market, the walkways are made for this purpose.
And if your horn is working, you can even HONK those “jay-walkers” who seems to think the pavement are theirs.
This “opportunity” has existed for a very long time and more and more residents have noticed this wonderful loophole.
If you park in the “right” place, it seems that you may get away scot free.
Those who sheepishly play by the rules and park in a designated motorcycle lots are the silliest people. They put out coupons only to be booked by the parking wardens when it expires.
Come on everyone, let’s think out of the “LOT” and get creative.
Breaking the rules here seems NORMAL and perhaps it is like what some uncles at the coffeeshop would exclaim: THERE IS NO GOVERNMENT here.
NOTE: I’m only being sarcastic. Someone please do something about these illegal parking.