Category Archives: Singapore

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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Singapore Love Stories – Edited by Verena Tay


As a fan of the romantic genre, I grew up reading Mills and Boons and I rarely chance across Singapore love stories. OK, I found a chit lit written by a Filipina author which didn’t click. So I think it’s … Continue reading

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Tze char with Karaoke 


You probably would never hear of this kopitiam unless you work in the surrounding industrial estate,  or someone brought you here.  My husband was taken here for lunch for the Hong Kong roasted meat here is cheap and good. He … Continue reading

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Shaving for HFH


The breeze flutters my hair A delight in the humid afternoon air As I wait inside the hall of HCI clock tower  Around me wafts a scent of fresh baby powder  Unfamiliar, alien and out of place  Where sour sweaty … 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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Fundamentally Happy – A review


Fundamentally Happy is originally an English play by Haresh Sharma which was translated into Chinese by Nelson Chia of Nine Years Theatre. I decided to watch it in preparation for script writing module next semester. This play has all the ingredients … Continue reading

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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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