Monthly Archives: March 2012

Don’t disturb the noise!


This morning during yoga, there was a constant loud banging sound coming from outside the dance studio at Clementi Swimming Pool. There were two workers dismantling the metal awnings next to the pool. It was so loud that my yoga … Continue reading

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Salmon Fishing In The Yemen – Movie Review


My girlfriends from KL were in town last weekend and yesterday, we had some time to spare before their evening flight home. When we were colleagues back in the ICI days, SF and I often went to the movies together … Continue reading

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Wild Romance – Korean Drama


After a dry spell, this romantic comedy certainly took me on a wild ride. I simply love it for the charismatic lead actor and actress, the clever dialogues and the lovable cast of supporting actors and actresses. To break new ground, … Continue reading

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The 7 Worst things (Good) Parents Do – John and Linda Friel


As an Asian parent reading parenting books, I am often conscious of the differences culturally and practice-wise between Asians and parenting books published in the West. Thus some advice from these American authors may not agree with me. On the whole … Continue reading

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A Separation – Movie Review


The was awarded five stars on ST Life! movie review last Wednesday. Despite it being a Thursday night, the 10-row cinema was full. This academy award winner for best foreign film is obviously a hit. The Iranian movie begins in … Continue reading

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ConnectIN: Sexuality In The Digital Age – Parenting Seminar


The recent news about teens and sex, especially relating to the chat site Alamak is indeed worrying. In one news, a few men were persuaded to strip in front of the camera and were then extorted by a 17 year-old girl and … Continue reading

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The 7 Best Things (Smart) Teens Do – Book Review


I found this book on my shelf, nicely wrapped in protective plastic. It must have been given to one of my older sons as a birthday gift when they turned thirteen and I am sure none of them read it. … Continue reading

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