Thursday, September 10, 2009
It was great to receive a nice gesture from a RCS. However, I have to say, it is not at all a common practice in Singapore. Neighbours yes, acquaintances yes, or maybe even people you've seen before; but just not a random person on the street.
I can imagine; if I had done the same to anyone else, say someone sitting beside me on the train... I would either be greeted back with a cold stare, a trying-to-recall-if-he/she-had-known-me-from-somewhere-else kind of look or even a are-you-a-stalker/weirdo kind of look. Or even better, simply just ignore and pretend he/she did not hear me.
(Then again, the RCS might have seen me around the neighbourhood before. Haha!)