Category Archives: Singapore

1984 By George Orwell- The book, the talk and the play


As part of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), there was a series of events celebrating 1984 – a book club and a lecture hosted by local poet Dr Gwee Li Sui and a play produced by UK theatrical … Continue reading

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Roots


When I was in primary three, I needed to choose an extra-curriculum activity (ECA). I was a follower from young, never certain of what I wanted in life. This was probably the result of growing up in the shadow of … Continue reading

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Moving House


After 28 years living in this block of flat, Grandma has moved out, not by choice though. Her flat was under ‘enblock’, and she was given a choice to purchase another new flat a stone throw away. At 92 years old, … Continue reading

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Cardio and strength training with Suspension TRX


Funzing is a portal for people who want to try unique experiences, especially exercise classes without a package commitment that comes with most studios, but it also offers other classes like baking and pottery etc. I’ve tried a 3-hour scorpio … Continue reading

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Ashtanga/Vinyasa with Arya


I have this love-hate relationship with my Monday yoga classes. I try to attend two classes back to back, so as to make full use of my traveling time to the studio, and I also enjoy the challenging Ashtanga followed … Continue reading

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Poop! – A review


    I bought the book Four Plays by playwright Chong Tze Chien to prepare for a class presentation of one his play, Charged, a few weeks ago. Charged was poignant to read and better to watch, which I did, on … Continue reading

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An Evening of Xinyao – 新谣之夜 Review


I’m a fan of Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO), having attended their concerts a few times, after first being introduced to them when I won a pair of concert tickets a few years ago. They’re innovative in their selection of repertoire … Continue reading

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