Minister Mentor Singapore

Hey! Did you hear the news? Lee Kwan Yew (LKY) is dead! WHAT?! In the past couple of weeks, rumours of our eminent leader’s death have been rife in the Singapore social media and in the heartlands.  But are these rumours real? Whoever started such rumours (PAP? opposition parties?) and for whatever reasons (to jazz […]

Marina Bay Sands

From the same people who brought you Annie The Musical and The Lion King, catch Marina Bay Sand’s latest breath-taking spectacle – SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW at the Sands Theatre (28 August – 9 September 2012). Following his sensational performance as part of Cirque du Soleil’s Alegria, Slava went on to create his own SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW which has become a […]

Olympic 2012 London

I’m not a huge sports fan, but since the Summer Olympics 2012 (27 July to 12 August) is in session, why not get in on the action. On Wednesday, 1 August, we were lucky enough to catch the Singapore vs Japan Olympics Bronze Medal game for the Women’s Singles Table Tennis on TV channel 5.  And […]

Raksha Bandhan - Indian Tradition

Today is Raksha Bandhan. Also known as Rakhi, this is a beautiful Indian tradition that celebrates the bond of love and support between brothers and sisters.  Raksha means protection while Bandhan means bond. On this auspicious day, brothers make a promise to their sisters to protect them from all harms and troubles and the sisters pray […]

Old Hong Kong Taste Singapore

I’ve had Hong Kong on my mind all week. Since my taste of the authentic dim sum at Tin Ho Wan (添好運), I’ve been craving for some bona fide Hong Kong fare. So when Victoria Li, owner of the Old Hong Kong Restaurant Group, invited me to their Old Hong Kong Taste restaurant at myVillage to sample their new menus, […]

Cirque du Soleil

The last times I saw Saltimbanco was almost 10 years ago! The memory of that performance was so magical I can’t wait to introduce my kids to the fantasy world of Cirque Du Soleil.  Excitement! Artistry! Surrealism! Those are the key words that describe the unique fusion of acrobatics and circus arts in a live theatrical experience. For […]

Annie The Musical at Marina Bay Sands Theatre

“Mummy! Mummy!” a young Molly cried out in fear, tossing and turning in her bed.  She was shushed by the older girls in the dormitory, but could not be comforted. She quieted down only when a little redhead girl walked in. YES! This is the opening scene of Annie The Musical.  And the girl playing Molly was […]

Children Learn What They Live

Every now and then, we parents need a poem, a quote or a line to remind us of the effects that our parenting methods have on our children. They say that children are great copycats.  They imitate our every behaviour and nuances, consciously or unconsciously. Therefore, it is of paramount importance for us to be aware […]