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Day 266: Melodic awakening

My greatgrandparents used to keep some chicken and duck at the back of our house (and yes, they did eventually ended up on dinner table). Every morning, the rooster would do its best in waking the household up at sunrise and for us kids who had to be in school early – the first bell rang at 7.30am – the timing worked very well. Best natural alarm clock ever.

Staying at Marina Mandarin Hotel, we are treated to another kind of natural morning greeter – songbirds. Each day a number of them are brought to soothingly entertain the morning away. There may only be a handful few of them but their musical tunes are carried through the entire hotel. It really is very nice to lie in bed while listening to the songs and forget for a moment that I’m actually in the heart of a concrete jungle that is the commercial hub of Singapore.

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  1. m3d says:

    ooo…cool ‘awakening’ concept

  2. Chloé says:

    wow, fancy :) i remember being wakened by birds when i was staying in sweden. they weren’t song birds though, nor roosters. but they sure were noisy quite early in the morning! :P

  3. Andrew Liew says:

    Walau weh…who’s birdies are those? uncles from kopitiam?

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