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…

Study Group Wednesdays

Study Group Wednesdays have started again! Our topic this time is Women. Women in a Man’s World. Women who have been players in the Political arenas of their countries or kingdoms. Women who have made a difference. Women who have swayed history! Our first meeting was at my place and the first presentation was on…