The Spirit of Singapore

My husband, daughter and I arrived in Singapore in 2008. We’d been visiting this little city-state for years before that, marveling at its tourism driven economy, it’s efficiency, it’s attention to detail. But all our trips as mere visitors, did not reveal to us a side of Singapore that we see now. A nation that…

Gong xi fa cai!

Last Friday I signed up for a field trip. Not one with a gaggle of school kids, but one with sprightly seniors. The centre I volunteer with at Boon Keng, was organizing a trip to China town. Here they are, tossing the Yusheng! Thin strips of carrots, cucumber, green and white radish, chopped peanuts and…