Monthly Archives: June 2015

Monsieur Lazhar – Movie Review


This is filmed in Quebec Canada and the dialogue is in French. I watched it as part of Singapore Writers Festival POP event, which included a Q&A session with four local writers Yong Shu Hoong, Genevie Wong, Verena Tay, and Yeow … Continue reading

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Birth of a Beauty – Korean Drama


This romantic comedy has both of my favourite leads, so even if it was predictable and over-ran its storyline, I followed it until the end. Sa Geum Ran is an overweight housewife who sent her husband to an overseas’ education … Continue reading

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JB Ah Meng @Geylang Lor 23


It’s the Father’s Day Sunday and we expected everywhere to be packed, so I was lucky to reserve a table at this tze char stall, with a table situated in a small lane in between pre war shop houses. We … Continue reading

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The Viewing Party by Yong Shu Hoong


After my poetry workshop last week, which the workshop facilitator practically threw out all the words I had used in my short three-lined poetry, I decided I should consult twice Singapore Literature Prize winner (2006 and 2014) for poetry, Yong … Continue reading

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Under The Sun – by O Thiam Chin


I bought two books by this author for my son Aaron when he was in primary school, hoping to introduce him to local writers and the stories seem easy enough. Having been immersed in the local writing scene for the … Continue reading

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C’est Toi – By Clementi Town Sec School


Attending C’est Toi, an aesthetics combined concert in celebration of CT35 (35th anniversay of CTSS), gave me an opportunity to visit the newly opened Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall at an affordable ticket price. I have never been a fan … Continue reading

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