Monthly Archives: April 2013

Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

I am currently taking a 6-week course with Coursera conducted by the author, Dan Ariely. This book is a part of a list of required reading assignments. If only all my textbooks were that much fun when I was in … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Leave a comment

How to age brilliantly – from O Magazine

I was waiting at the dentist yesterday, reading about the last episode of The Bachelor when a couple walked in and talked rather loudly with the ladies at the reception. I could feel the man’s eye on me as he walked … Continue reading

Posted in Health and wellness | Leave a comment


My mother sent me this email: There was a group of women at a seminar on how to live in a loving relationship with your husband. The women were asked, ‘How many of you love your husbands?’ All the women raised their … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Leave a comment

Butterfly Lovers by Singapore Chinese Orchestra – A review

I read somewhere that it’s the music that emotes the feeling to any performance or movie. You may not have noticed the music but it’s the cause for that tightening of your chest, or that lump in your throat when … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment | Leave a comment

The Losada Ratio to A Good Relationship

I learn about the Losada Ratio from Ass Prof Maureen Neihart of NTU. In the papers last Saturday, she talked about the how one can be happier by looking at the Losada Ratio, which is the ratio of positive to negative statements we … Continue reading

Posted in Health and wellness | Leave a comment

I Give It A Year – Movie Review

This British movie had quite a good review in the local papers and Bee and I decided we should catch it. This movie is not your exactly your usual romcom or chick-flick. But it was an enjoyable evening with laugh-out-loud scenes … Continue reading

Posted in Movie | Leave a comment

动力火车 Power Station concert

(Photo from ME Club) Firstly, I must state that Compass Ballroom at RWS is a bad place to hold a concert. Not only is the floor not elevated, the design of the cavernous room leaves those at the two extreme sides … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment | Leave a comment