1 clock that was bought as living room decor that was later kidnapped by my wife for her alarm clock, 1 bought by my mother to replace the living room clock that ranks a little below decor in the aesthetic department. 2 other alarm clocks (guest bedroom and mine).
I set my alarm about 20 odd minutes off and occasionally hit the minute button to make it more randomly off, cause I was like…
total 4 clocks other than those build into other products.
3 are alarm clocks
Speaking of clocks, one of the first things I realised when I reached Japan was just how synchronised time was over here. Everybody’s wristwatch, cellphone, clocks in shops, train stations, tv stations. They were all set to the same time, off only by a few seconds. It’s not as evident here in Kobe, but over in Tokyo it was simply amazing.
I’ve always been irritated by how everyone’s time would be off by 5-15 minutes back in Singapore. It’s as though every little social setting had it’s own time zone. Even different parts of a military camp would be off by several minutes.