Majulah Singapura

April 29, 2011 / Opinion, Politics / 5 Comments

I am just your average Singapore citizen – one who has not grown up here, but a proud patriot nevertheless. I am not here to pass shallow judgments on you based on your voting preferences. Your vote is your choice and your right to govern our country. I just want to bring to your attention…


My New Make-up Organizer

April 23, 2011 / Daily Life / 3 Comments

I am really not a morning person. In my uncaffeinated, frazzled state, I’d search for my moisturizer and make-up in my beautiful make-up box that was really just a bottomless pit from hell. Thanks to all the frantic searching, I’d inadvertently knock something over. After breaking my fourth eyeshadow, I finally snapped and looked for…


What is the Meaning of Life and Other Thoughts

April 9, 2011 / Psychology / 17 Comments

I’ve always wondered what’s the point of roaming the earth to do crap you don’t really derive any pleasure from like studying or working. So much suffering is associated with living that you’re driven to find some sort of meaning to justify your existence — be it in the form of senseless partying, shopping or…


How to Use Color Swap on Your Canon PowerShot or IXUS Camera

March 9, 2011 / Photography / 15 Comments

I’ve received a lot of queries on how to do Color Swap and Color Accent on Canon cameras on my old entry, A Day with Canon PowerShot SX210 at Universal Studios Singapore. So I’ve asked the kind folks at Ogilvy (Canon’s PR agency) to provide a step-by-step guide to Color Swap on your Canon PowerShots…


Top 5 Favorite Android Apps (Part I)

March 7, 2011 / Technology / 6 Comments

Lately, I’ve been on a quest to seek out awesome apps for my phone. IMHO, the Android Market isn’t doing enough to promote all the phenomenal apps out there. So in the spirit of sharing, here are some of my favorite apps of the moment. 01. Human Japanese Learn Japanese for under $10 Human Japanese…


Taking Screenshots on the Android-powered Nexus S

March 6, 2011 / Technology / 5 Comments

[April 13, 2012 Update] – For Nexus S users on Ice Cream Sandwich, just press and hold the Volume Down and Power buttons simultaneously to get a screenshot. For those of you still on Gingerbread, read on. Cheers. My geekiness has just reached a whole new level; I learned how to take screenshots on my…


What’s In My Bag — 2011 Edition

February 8, 2011 / Daily Life / 4 Comments

Much has changed since my last What’s In My Bag post, so I thought I should do an update. Before I start, excuse the quality of the writeup and photos in this post. I’ve been sick as hell the last week (I still am!), so I don’t really have the energy to meticulously check over…