LOVING OUR SPACES IN THE GREEN WAY

Every Friday, a column in NST RED will feature an article written by me. It's all about the unique spaces which I have come across that provide interesting or unusual experiences. Yes, the stories I write for NST RED can be about anything as long as it is related to spaces/places. After all, the RED ...

SKILLS WE NEED TO GET THROUGH LIFE

I feel that this is a valuable piece to re-post and re-visit at any juncture of our lives. I suppose at 40 is a good age to gauge how far we have come. However, by age 55, if we still have not understood why certain "patterns" and "track records" appear in our lives; and we rather look ...

Into the “Pleasure Domes” of Bangkok

The NST RED published my article today on this subject matter. However, the article that appeared in the newspaper was heavily censored.  IT WAS A HORRID HACK JOB, TO BE EXACT. SO, HERE IS THE UNCENSORED version. Most of us know of Thailand as the “Land of Smiles”. However, only the cultured few would understand why Bangkok is ...

The Insider’s Scoop to W Singapore, Sentosa Cove

Today, my article on W Singapore is published in New Straits Times, RED Segment (NST, RED). You can read the newspaper's version here. However, this post in my blog is another version of that said article. You will find very different photos of the W Singapore in this blog version as well. Hope you like it. Getting ...

A SNEAK PEAK INTO A DIRECTOR’S MIND

I am taking a slight digression from story posting today to share this deeply personal perspective of an extremely talented Filipino Director and friend, Erik Matti.  Erik laments the degradation of the independent film industry in his country. However, I find that some of his words resonate with me on the state of our society at ...

VEG & THE CITY – TWO GIRLS AND A COOK BOOK (first episode)

Can a cookbook really launch a journey?Well, apparently it can.In VEG & THE CITY, two girls played by Shin Tan and myself, begin their vegetarian journey with the help of a cookbook. The cookbook is part of a house warming gift from their neighbour, Ms. Jamie Khoo. The show is an all-new series to promote vegetarianism ...

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