Monthly Archives: September 2016

Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.)


The first time I paid attention to mangroves was after the 2004 tsunami, when it was reported that the clearing of mangroves into touristy beaches in Phuket and Krabi had resulted in the disaster being more catastrophic, because the mangroves … Continue reading

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Joy on Demand by Chade-Meng Tan


Meng, as he is affectionately called, is an ambassador for the VWO I work for and recently was in Singapore to give a talk on the same title, which unfortunately I couldn’t attend as I was outside working during the seminar. … Continue reading

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Bittersweet РJapanese movie review 


This movie was shown as part of the Japanese Film Festival at the Singapore National Museum.  It was laugh out loud  throughout with witty dialogues and a pair of very good looking leads.  Mika works in advertising. She just broke … Continue reading

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Birding #2 @ Sungei Buloh


I have been to Sungei Buloh, a wetland reserve a few times but the experience is different going with a birding group. Upon entering the car park, we went in search for the owl who used to lived near the … Continue reading

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Birding #1@ Kranji Marshes


I am lucky to live in a suburb surrounded by lush vegetation and a nature park. I get all sorts of wild life visiting, including monkeys, snakes, and more recently – as I was told by my neighbour – mice, … Continue reading

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Good Stripes – Movie Review


This movie was shown as part of the Japanese Film Festival. It’s been a long time since I watch a Japanese movie, the last being Departures, which I enjoyed thoroughly. I have since turned to Korean and Thai movies – … Continue reading

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Oh How I miss


Oh How I miss the carefree morning teas with you gossips and complains and trivial shares; the Tuesday yoga class with pals, sequencing each week the mandala, the Yin, the warrior and the moon; the neighbourly hi’s across garden wall, watching … Continue reading

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