Monthly Archives: April 2015

Beauty and the Beast @ MBS

My sister said recently that I have always wanted to be a princess. She must be right, for how else can I explain why I thoroughly enjoyed my evening at MBS watching Disney’s musical Beauty and the Beast last night? Thanks … Continue reading

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Endless Nights in Aurora 极光之爱 – Movie review

This movie was shown as part of the Singapore Chinese Film Festival. The movie title elicits romance and I was pulled into it, and also that someone commented tissues needed to watch it. People feel there is something romantic about … Continue reading

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20 Questions a woman should ask herself

I have been so busy that my magazines have been piling up in the magazine rack in my toilet. So for the past week, I have been catching up with Oprah, and as expected, there were articles for me to … Continue reading

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Tulipmania @ Gardens By The Bay

Photos of beautiful spring flowers such as this one are usually taken in countries like Holland or Japan. So if I tell you that this photo was taken in tropical Singapore, it would be quite un…un…unbelievable (Google this very popular Singapore … Continue reading

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Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy

This book was published posthumously with a forward by the late writer’s husband, Gordon Snell. I was amused to read that readers had traveled to Ireland in search of the places mentioned in her books, which are fictitious, for I have … Continue reading

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Frog Under a Coconut Shell by Josephine Chia

I have been reading many memoirs written by local authors lately in preparation for my memoir workshop, and surprisingly, I find them rather enjoyable. They give me a glimpse of Singapore history, provide nostalgia, as well as open up the quirky … Continue reading

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Memoir Workshop by NLB

Now is the perfect time to be a writer in Singapore. There are good incentives given to encourage new writers by National Arts Council (NAC) and the Library (NLB) conducts many free creative workshops – one of which is creative … Continue reading

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