Monthly Archives: July 2019

Revisiting The Lion King (2019) – movie review


The cartoon movie was showing when my two elder sons were in kindergarten. They loved the movie and watched it numerous times on CD. When the musical came to Singapore, they were in their teens. The experience was still magical. … Continue reading

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Calypso – David Sedaris


  This is a collection of  CNF (Creative non-fiction) which is both funny and heartwarming. I was introduced to David Sedaris after reading The New Yorker and fell in love with his genuine personality and humour. You can read a … Continue reading

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Parasite – Korean Movie Review


The local broadsheet papers The Straits Times gave this movie a five-star review. As a writer suffering from writer’s block, I needed some inspiration and decided I could learn something from Korean storytellers and movie makers, whom I feel have … Continue reading

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One – The Anthology, Edited by Robert Yeo


Published in 2012 by Marshall Cavendish, I was given this book at a fair in SMU, a perfect reference to what publishers want for my own collection of short stories. Edited by Robert Yeo, this collection features prominent Singapore writers, … Continue reading

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