Monthly Archives: February 2017

Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition 2016


  To talk about heritage in such a young country like Singapore seems somewhat pretentious. Yet, in a fast economy like ours, where an ever¬†changing landscape ¬†and a recent loose immigration policy have the danger of diluting or even destroying … Continue reading

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Portrait Essays


I find Creative non fiction a challenge. My hermit crab essay – for which we were supposed to write an essay in a given ‘shell’ – form – from a source text, was a mess that I got a C, … Continue reading

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Down Orchard Road Musing


Friday. 6pm. Orchard Central. It is unusually cool and gusty. I feel the wind on my recently coffee-henna treated hair, the coffee fragrance an olfactory delight, masking the cigarette smoke from the well-groomed office employees congregating around  bins and benches alongside … Continue reading

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Reading list


Last Friday,  I attended a networking session for postgraduate students at my college.  Among the people I met,  I bonded most with the students from Arts History,  as their class is like ours, newly setup. Their lessons are held three … Continue reading

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Sarong Party Girl by Cheryl Lu Lien Tan


It was not a book that I would normally read but the author was a visiting lecturer to my Master in Arts creative writing course last month, so I thought I should at least uncover what her writing style was.  … Continue reading

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