The Wonders of Social Media

January 2, 2010 / Social Media / 7 Comments

Happy 2010 to you! Hope you all had a great time during New Years. I know I did! It was probably one of the best new years ever – thanks to the wonders of social media. It all started with a tweet a couple days back from Derrick, a guy I don’t know then, of…


Christmas Update!

First off, MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY! I spent days writing over 50 cards to send out to all those who signed up for a greeting card! I hope most of you have received it by now. ๐Ÿ™‚ December is only time I am able to take a long break from work, so I thought I would…


Peranakan Culture

November 22, 2009 / Culture, Media Events / 19 Comments

I realized I spent a lot of time being fascinated by other peoples’ cultures but have never really mentioned my own – and I don’t mean Chinese culture. As with many Chinese people in South East Asia, I am not purely Chinese by descent. My paternal grandmother is Peranakan from the Indonesian Riau Islands and…


Witty Taglines and Wicked Tattoos by HTC

October 31, 2009 / Media Events, Technology / 6 Comments

Finally had some extra time this week and decided to attend the rebranding of HTC and the launch of the HTC Tattoo at the Butter Factory. Many thanks to the awesome people at The Right Spin for the invitation. Witty Tagline Anyway, I’ve always been a bit of a language freak, so it’s not surprising…


I’m Still Alive…Kinda

October 16, 2009 / Daily Life / 16 Comments

I’m frustrated and feeling a tad guilty right now. I keep trying to tell myself to write at least 5 posts a month, but that just can’t happen with my work load. So here’s a quick update to appease my guilt until I can find time to write again. Ghost toured around Singapore Thanks to…


Traditional Asian Ice Cream: Ais Krim Potong

August 30, 2009 / Culture / 11 Comments

While surfing around YouTube yesterday, I stumbled some old Klondike bar ads and had a sudden revelation (and a sudden craving!). It looks a lot like the traditional Singaporean / Malaysian ice-cream called ais krim potong my parents used to eat as kids. Translated to English, ais krim potong means cut-out ice cream. It probably…


How to Brew Tea โ€“ Properly

August 13, 2009 / Daily Life / 13 Comments

As a child, my mother would tell me that I would learn to appreciate coffee once I became a grown-up, and that I would slowly move away from drinking tea. I’m now 23 – and that didn’t happen. I became a tea nazi, instead. I need to have my tea brewed a certain way to…