I miss my black beauty…

…really, really do.

With all the silver linings that Singapore as our new home is offering us, there is still this big big gap to fill. The absence of a car in our lives. How much I am missing my car which we dutifully sold off before coming here. And whoever you are, who has bought it, better take care of it!
So now I use public transport to commute to work each day. A train to be precise. My complaining won’t be justified as the MRT system here is super comfortable. We have taken a house next to the MRT station and in Singapore that’s the biggest achievement one can boast off. And then there are busses. And for weekends there are cabs, in abundance!
But still, I miss my car. I miss driving. I miss the comfort. I miss the sense of ownership.
My colleagues who have been here for a while, tell me that this is just a phase and sooner than later I will be more than happy about not having the hassle to drive, park etc. Owning a car here is not as easy as having one in India or any other country for that matter. First the government is not too excited by the idea of people using private transport, so taxes are really huge. So is parking and then the cost of car. About 65% people use the public transport on a daily basis. So yeah now I am part of the majority.
But having said all that the crux of the matter is that I terribly miss the black beauty which we sold off before coming here. It was our first car, bought in the first year of our marriage. Ah so many memories, so many trips. The least I can hope is that the new owner cherishes it as much as I did.
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7 Responses to I miss my black beauty…

  1. Prats says:

    >I can totally understand what you mean about you attachment with your first car, I did one on mine here http://prats.co.in/82/ can't even think of selling it… I hope the black beauty is now a possession of someone who loves it almost as as you did 🙂 Ps. Was expecting a pic of your prized first car here…

  2. Swaram says:

    >Oh I hope so too. When we sold off our first car, thatz exactly what I ws worried abt.Hw will the new owner look after it :PI like this thing abt good public transport systems. They do so much good for the environment 🙂

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  6. shaktii says:

    >hi friend,welcome to spore, join the crowd! we r here for 3 yrs now and still missing all those homeland luxuries! so where r u staying and wherr u work?iam into software industry, and working here is lot different form india. visit my blog too, got more to talk anyway abt spore, keep in touch, ur blog is gud

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