Pulau Ubin – The Legend of An Elephant, A Frog And A Pig!

Three animals from Singapore challenged each other to a race to reach the shores of Johor, Malaysia, with the unsuccessful animal turning into stone. All three animals faced many difficulties and failed. The elephant and pig together turned into Pulau Ubin whilst the frog became Pulau Sekudu or Frog Island. Thus born the legend of … Continue reading

Kampong Glam

Last Sunday, I participated in a street photography outing organised by Benny. 11 people turned up at the appointed venue – Kampong Glam. Kampong Glam (甘榜格南) is a neighbourhood in Singapore. It is located north of the Singapore River, in the urban planning areas of Kallang and Rochor. The name of the area is thought … Continue reading

Smokey’s BBQ @ Sunset Way

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high that we miss it but that it is too low and we reach it! – Michaelangelo There were two celebratory occasions that night on 27th March 2014. Firstly, Sejong Korean Language School was anonymously nominated and eventually awarded for having … Continue reading

Smoked Duck Breast Whilst @ Sugar: The Bitter Truth

I was on my Facebook when an interesting topic was being discussed. Kf Seetoh, founder of Makansutra, acerbically commented, “Quick, rush out and start eating hamburgers, fried chicken and pizzas y’all. Health authorities here sez (says) it’s healthier than hawker food at recent health makan (food) seminar. And have a healthy vegetarian krispy kreme for … Continue reading

Hair For Hope 2013

Remember my friend Paul whom I said was quite hands on in charity work? After phototaking for his friend and son, and shavees at the event, Paul went to the wall where the queue was. In Paul’s own words, “The queue was so long… They told me they had to close the queue. Haiz… my … Continue reading

Igniting A Passion @ A-roy Thai

I started blogging on 30th November 2012 when Vanessa got me set up on wordpress. Then in February 2013 when I was returning to Singapore for good, Vanessa gave me her Canon. She said she’s impressed that I had kept on blogging. Mo from http://littleballofmadness.wordpress.com asked me if I used a SLR on my Char Bee … Continue reading

The Hidden Pain

I did not sleep much this weekend. No, the haze was not bothering me. I had been delaying my appointment with the periodontist for more than a year now and the gnawing “discomfort” got unbearable. For 18 months I have been lying to myself that this gum disease would go away but it has been … Continue reading

V Day!

How would you feel if someone tells you bluntly in your face that they think your child is slow and will not be able to make it into a mainstream school? Well, my daughter’s teacher said that right smack in my face, when my little girl was 9 years old. I was at home preparing … Continue reading