Ghost Blog Platform: A Lesson in UX and Investing

I’ve been raving about Ghost for a long time. I loved it so much, I specially signed up on Kickstarter to back it. It recently open its doors to the public and I have to say, I have never vacillated so quickly between delight and disappointed in my life. It was my personal failure for…


A New Theme A Year Later

It’s been one whole year since my last post. As I grow older, I have come to realize how short 24 hours a day really is. There are so many things to do, so many things to experience that, I guess, sharing the little observations about my life has found itself much lower on my…


Why Web Accessibility is Important

I’m usually a bit more organized with my blog entries but this issue hits quite close to the heart, so it’s going to be more of a ramble this time. So last week, I visited the Infocomm Accessibility Centre at 24seven‘s invitation. The centre is designed to help disabled people to train in infocomm technology,…


Disconnected, Distracted and Directions

February 28, 2010 / Daily Life / 11 Comments

This is terrible! This is my only post for the entire month of February 2010! I was dormant on Twitter as well. Allow me to explain. (By the way, if you came here via Twitter in search for the “are personal blogs still relevant?” bit, scroll down to Direction.) Disconnected: Plagued by a slew of…


Social Media is like Dough

January 31, 2010 / Opinion, Social Media / 12 Comments

Last night, I attended an interesting session at Hackerspace Singapore with other PR people and bloggers to better understand each other and the social media landscape in Singapore. Although no world-changing ideas came out of it, I think everyone learned something. For me, it’s that social media is like dough. It is what you make…


The SOYJOY Blogger Challenge

May 13, 2009 / Daily Life / 14 Comments

Along with 4 other awesome Singapore bloggers, I was chosen by the guys at Ogilvy team to participate in blog challenge / campaign for SOYJOY, a healthy fruit bar from Japan’s Otsuka Pharmaceuticals (who also brought the world Pocari Sweat ポカリスエット). The 5 of us bloggers will be competing in a series of challenges over…


Blogger Business Cards

April 1, 2009 / Social Media / 17 Comments

Just printed 200 business cards for my blog. I’m pretty happy with how it turned out! Thanks to Claudia’s recommendation, I printed 200 cards at Tommy Prints for just S$24 – about 17 US dollars – with matte lamination. What a steal! Front of the Nanyate?! business card Back of the Nanyate?! business card Why…