Today marks the 45th day of my completion of full time national service in the army, what can I say? I’m happy, really happy but yet nostalgic about my life in army, both the good and bad times.
I think I’m glad my ex-colleagues at Singapore Press Holdings have a strange sense of humour, putting my photo with photoshopped explosions on the front page of The Straits Times.
The army has made me slim down for a period of time…..but well, since I’m out of the regiment now, I’ve unknowingly gained some weight back unfortunately.
My last day of service, sitting in a 5 tonner with all my barang barang all alone, on the way to collect my civilian identity card from the new Multi-Mission Range Complex, I literally ORD’d with a bang as I completed my combat shoot on my ORD day.
I’m already starting to miss a lot of things about life in army.
What do I miss the most?
- The super healthy hours of waking at up 6:30am daily, and sleeping by 11pm.
- Free meals daily.
- Needlessness to worry about what to wear daily, just put on the Number 4 and that’s it!
- All the funny Regulars I work with.
Enough about army, I had two years of it, what am I doing full time now?
Pursueing my interest: Studio Photography and Outdoor shoots
But if another murder is going to occur at my photoshooting location again, I’ll probably quit photography once and for all.
Catching with all the awesome friends I’ve not met for almost 2 years,
Especially friends with a passion for cycling around Singapore.
Awesome friends from all over the world!
What about career?
I’m going full time into entrepreunership.
I’ve made my mind up while in NS to stop pursueing further studies, the real knowledge worthy(in my humble opinion) is out there in the real working world.
I just don’t believe in academics or the need to be part of the rat race anymore.
Whether I become successful or not, I know this is what I want at this point of time and life, there will be decisions I make that I will regret, and there will also be choices that would help rise my team up another level.
Either way, it will expand our perspective and knowledge, enabling us to make better decision in the future.
And don’t say I stupid hor, I’m in the 95th Percentile of the general population according to Mensa.
And at last……..ORD LOH!
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