Category Archives: Me!

International Day of Yoga 


21 June 2017 is when Singapore celebrated its third International Day of Yoga (IDY), which started in India and observed globally. This date is chosen because it the summer solstice,  which has the longest daylight in the year.  I am … Continue reading

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Silk Carnations 


It’s was Mother’s Day yesterday.  My phone vibrated non-stop since early morning – girlfriends were sending me Mother’s Day messages, with photos of flowers and the joy of motherhood.  My second son sent a disappearing instagram message from Iceland which … Continue reading

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Faberhills Park 


As I sit here at Faberhills playground watching over my niece and nephews, I suddenly realize how much the park,  as we have always called it,  has changed over the forty-plus years since we moved here in 1970. Kids now … Continue reading

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Random Musing


The rule for every writer in training is to write every day, even if it’s just 300 words. I haven’t been doing that. I should and I will try, especially when my semester ends in a month and I have … Continue reading

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Birthday greeting to my best friend 


Happy Birthday!!   We’re slowly but surely inching towards 60th but why do I feel I am in the prime of life?   Okay,  I admit the pre menopausal symptoms are minor irritations I can’t ignore, and the weakening eye sight is … Continue reading

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Signs of Aging


While at the cashier at Fairprice supermarket just now, I exclaimed at the $300 displayed on the register. The kind lady explained that my beauty products formed the bulk of the bill. (Half actually – how expensive can supermarket beauty products cost … Continue reading

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Out of Comfort Zones 


Last March,  I joined a poetry workshop conducted by the Book Council.  There,  I met a Chemistry classmate whom I have not been in contact with since leaving NUS.  Otherwise,  like so many social functions I attended, I would leave … Continue reading

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