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Why Journalling Enhances Your Health, Creativity And Well-Being

Why Journalling Enhances Your Health, Creativity And Well-Being Today I came across a quote by Henry Dobson which will qualify as one of those I’d like to tuck beneath my arm and ponder about as I go. Actually Henry (if he were still around) might be one of those guys you might deliberately avoid for… Read more »

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Finding Our True Calling : Rated PG (Parental Guidance)

Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement {Finding Our True Calling : Rated PG (Parental Guidance)}. I know I’ve had a great vacation, though brief, when I woke up yesterday all set to get back to my daily hustle. It feels good to be back at doing… Read more »

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No Place On Earth Like Gardens By The Bay Singapore

There’s no place on earth quite like Gardens By The Bay Singapore, as we’ve discovered on our last trip back to the little red dot. Yet our accidental discovery of Singapore’s most iconic tourist attraction was nearly thwarted by Plan A; the zoo. An unusually sweltering day was to thank for this. It meant putting… Read more »

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7 Ways To Find Your Creative Mojo

7 Ways To Find Your Creative Mojo When you’re a creative person, finding inspiration everyday comes easily. Or, not? For many of us, whether we’re a stitcher, yarnie, paperist, upcyclist, crafter, writer, musician, artist, sculptor, calligrapher, baker, photographer, stylist or designer—sometimes finding our inspiration goes out the window at times and our soul feels empty… Read more »

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Eating Vietnamese In Brisbane

I don’t normally include many food reviews on this site as…I’m not that kind of blog and don’t pretend to be. I like to discover places to eat preferably with extra tidbits or some story to tell and unless I’ve discovered a food and beverage retail establishment particularly novel, interesting, terribly good or ridiculously poor… Read more »

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Singapore Celebrates Chilli Crab as National Iconic Dish

Chilli Crab – A Singapore Icon: Singapore Celebrates Chilli Crab as National Iconic Dish by Kat Ngoi Just as the Brits have their fish and chips and the Aussies, their meat pies, Singapore’s Chilli Crab is undoubtedly our national dish of gastronomic pride. Like our humble kampong beginnings, who could’ve guessed back then that it… Read more »

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Vacation in Singapore

Vacation=Vacate=leave (a place that one previously occupied) I apologise for my long hiatus on this blog. I’m ‘home’ away from home.I’m on vacation in Singapore and I’ve been busy. Busy eating. Busy watching. Busy hearing. Busy learning. Busy just savouring every taste, sensation and emotion with as much enhanced pleasure as I can muster, because… Read more »

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Chronicles Of The Good Morning Towel

Chronicles Of The Good Morning Towel – by Kat Ngoi There’s a fine line between treasure trove and junkyard status when it comes to forgotten items of old that qualify as museum relics. To many Singaporeans, the extraordinary Good Morning towel is designated to be treasured. Synonymous with the bygone era of Singapore, it has… Read more »

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Real Mothers Day Cards

I can’t quite decide if this is one of my ‘Make Art’ craft posts, ‘Write’ or ‘Think’ posts. So I guess it’s going to be all three. It’s Mothers Day this Sunday and it’s that time of year like Christmas when you ponder in your heart what would be some nice words you could put… Read more »

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Shiok! for non-native speakers of Singlish

by Kat Ngoi Singlish. More than a derivative of English to describe colloquialism in Singapore, it’s become an intriguing cultural phenomenon to the rest of the English-speaking world attracting a mix of both surprise and amusement. Foreigners who visit or have just settled in Singapore may notice the strange way native Singaporeans speak a form… Read more »