Month: September 2011

Should we can the Singapore Grand Prix?

I don’t follow motor-racing, and I think I had to ask several people on Sunday night who won this year’s big race, and it was several minutes again before I realized Vettel was a person and not a brand of bottled water. The taxi driver whose cab I rode in on Sunday night was sheepish at first when he didn’t know who won, then he seemed pleased that I shared his indifference at the world’s only night Formula One race. The conversation turned to other things and cabbie witticisms soon took over the tone of the ride: “Singapore night life very active. Got Night Race, got Night Safari and got Night Bird Park”. “Night Bird Park? Got meh?” “Got! Geylang lor!” Read more at Tweet