Saturday, October 03, 2009

10:24 PM

I hope my course ends quickly...

After weeks of Saturday bookouts and animal-grade food, the end seems close but could potentially be further away. My final assessment aka the civilian equivalent of the "traffic police" test is this coming Wednesday.

In just 6 weeks, I have drove so much. Averaging almost 2 hours each day, tons of theory lessons, military-specific training and not to mention cross-country training which I just did yesterday. It was no doubt very tiring throughout the course compounded by lack of sleep. Nevertheless, I have been to areas where no civilian vehicles can negotiate, trained on vehicles older than myself and having to take the driver's pledge almost everyday. This former driver of the SAF provides an excellent account.

All will be well once I pass. I just have a few more training exercises and it will end. If I fail, more remedial training awaits me. I just had a chance to recce the test route. It was sooo narrow. Chances of passing? Grrrr.....

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Hi there,


Thanks very much for your interesting blog. It's always nice to see how people on the other side of the globe live, how they share the same joys and sorrows, what they do in their free time, etc.

I actually have a question about your blog. Would you mind helping us with a linguistic research project? We're compiling data from various Singaporean weblogs. All it requires is checking a few boxes. If you want to take part and/or have more questions, drop me a note ( hack2301@uni-trier.de RE: Question ) so that I can then send you the 'official' project eMail. We'd really appreciate your help.

Thanks very much in advance!
Best regards,
- Fran

PS: Good luck! Hope you'll pass :)

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 7 October 2009 at 10:16 PM 

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