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Empathy for “stubborn” seniors

It is time to get serious with social distancing in Singapore. In the space of one month, our number of daily new infections recorded has gone from laudable single or low double digits to past a hundred, then two hundred, … Continue reading

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Girls (and Boys, well all People): Be Fearless and Live Dangerously!

Depending on your propensity to live fearlessly, this is probably either a great title or not to open an article with, considering the circumstances of the moment with Covid-19 (aka the novel-Coronavirus). Whatever your take, it is a refresh and … Continue reading

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There is no such thing as “feminine”​ or “masculine”​ values or traits. They are all just great human values or traits.

It’s coming to International Women’s Day again and ahead of March 8, we are assuaged with the usual plethora of webinars, conferences, events, articles and LinkedIn posts reflecting on how much progress we’ve made or not made on either diversity … Continue reading

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Parenting should never be transactional

I have been going to almost all of my youngest child’s softball games the past few weeks in July. She has been sitting on the benches and her school team is not anywhere close to being on a winning streak. … Continue reading

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Dragonflies

Interesting fact: Dragonflies have been known to migrate to follow or find needed resources or in response to changes in their environment, with one species flying up to an insect world record 11,000 miles between India and Africa on the … Continue reading

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A Monopoly of a holiday

In December, if you were in London and came across some Chinese kids standing under road signages having their pictures taken with no apparent tourist attractions in sight, that might have been us. At our family holiday in the UK … Continue reading

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My “the Suitcase must Die” year – I am so glad 2017 is almost over.

In November, when I was reviewing the best suitcase to buy to replace one that I had to throw away, I came across this review where suitcases were tested to destruction. In their “ultimate Suitcase Must Die: Tough Test”, they … Continue reading

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With Light Would Shadows Be Cast

Last week in the early morning of November 14, Emily graduated from Primary 6. I attended the graduation ceremony at her Primary school and was as usual quite the emotional parent, dabbing my eyes as I watched her go up … Continue reading

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Numbing Silence (or the reason I had writer’s block)

It’s been almost 3 months since I last posted a piece of writing on my blog. Given the tumultuous events in August, one can be forgiven for taking some time off. Initially I thought the reason I struggled to write … Continue reading

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Thank you for remembering me

The past few days have been a weird journey of sorts, almost like a “Through the Looking Glass” kind of adventure, with times when I was feeling off-balance and encountering situations and emotions unexpectedly that were well “jabberwocky-ish”. I am … Continue reading

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