If you are looking to park your vehicle for free at the coffeeshop in Jurong West Central, then you better start hoping that that the overgrown trees here will grow more and cover the prohibitory sign by the road.
According to STOMPer ex-cabby, a cabby he spoke to has made plans to pray for the tree to grow at a faster rate so that he does not have to park at the only multi-storey carpark 20 metres away.
In an email, ex-cabby says:
"This picture was taken at Blk 679, Jurong West Central 1, where I was sipping coffee with a group of cabby friends at a coffee shop.
"One cabby told me that he had to park his cab on level four of a multi-storey carpark, which is 20m away and walk down a long flight of steps to reach the coffee shop.
"I pointed out to him that on the road outside the shop, the signboard which reads: 'VEHICLES PARKED ILLEGALLY WILL BE TOWED AWAY', is partially covered with leaves on the crown of the tree.
"Immediately he told me that for the next two weeks he will visit the shrine near the coffeeshop to pray for the tree to grow faster and produce a more luxuriant canopy so that the signboard will be covered and hence every one will have free parking on the road which is just beside the coffee shop.
"Perhaps he believes in divine power and the efficacy of his powerful prayers."