30 January 2015, 2:26 PM
With news that single mothers will not be getting benefits and reliefs similar to those given to married mothers released yesterday, Deborah Tan laments why we cannot celebrate motherhood in all its shapes and guises. I don’t know her personally, but I would like to say thank you to Carolyn Teo for writing that email to our ...
30 January 2015, 11:22 AM
Not only will it force you to leave your comfort zone, fitness holidays may also be a great new way to take in the sights and sounds, and learn more about the country you’re visiting. And, who knows? You might just find love along the way. By Denise Li Something landed in my inbox today that […]
29 January 2015, 3:23 PM
Know of a family member or a good friend turning 50 this year? Make their milestone birthday doubly fun – Sentosa is throwing a massive birthday bash for 50 Singaporeans born in 1965 on March 13, 2015, as part of the State of Fun’s “I Am 50″ celebration! The party, which will be held in Sentosa […]
29 January 2015, 10:06 AM
Yu Sheng is a Chinese New Year Dish that’s popular in Singapore and Malaysia. It is a raw-fish salad made up of finely shredded carrots, radish, pickled ginger, peanuts and an assortment of other ingredients bearing auspicious symbolisms in their names. Invented by the four master chefs in Singapore in 1964, the dish is eaten ...
28 January 2015, 10:28 AM
Metrosexual. Snag. Spornosexual. Lumbersexual. Denise Li wonders if this stereotyping will ever stop. A few days ago, I sent my partner Alain an article about “spornosexuals”, and asked him what he thought about it. The prefix “sporno” is apparently a portmanteau of the word “sports” and ...
27 January 2015, 3:34 PM
Your frappe just got a whole lot more fashionable. New York fashion label alicia+olivia has collaborated with Starbucks Singapore to create a one-of-a-kind collection. Designed by Stacey Bendet, CEO and Creative Director of alice+olivia, the collection includes the designer’s iconic “Stace Face” image on a mug, ...
27 January 2015, 11:31 AM
Take away all your preconceived notions, take away all of society’s ideals, take away all the labels and judgements, and ask yourself: What makes you happy? Chances are, who you genuinely are and what you want out of life are entirely different from the person everyone else sees, says Tan Lili. There was a time […]
26 January 2015, 2:53 PM
If there’s one thing that Singaporeans can’t seem to get enough of, it’s a good steak, and it appears that they have no qualms paying for good money for it too. If you love your beef, and budget is not an issue, then make a reservation at Sear. This gorgeous restaurant located on the 45th […]
26 January 2015, 11:32 AM
If the recent Golden Globes was anything to go by, it seems films with strong, complex female leads are on an upswing, and Vanessa Tai hopes this phenomenon is here to stay. Here are 5 films celebrating women we can’t wait to watch in 2015. While watching the recent Golden Globes awards ceremony, I was […]
23 January 2015, 2:48 PM
From 19 January to 2 March 2015, you can order your Chinese New Year cookies from Bakerzin’s website at www.bakerzin.com or purchase them from any of Bakerzin’s 10 outlets islandwide. Individually wrapped to ensure the cookies keep their freshness, these delightful confections come packed in pretty boxes boasting vibrant ...
23 January 2015, 1:11 AM
The new Volkswagen Polo is for the woman who is confident in her own skin and is practical with her money. Deborah Tan takes the car out for a test-drive and finds it is perfect for the urbanite lifestyle. From what I’ve gathered, based on comments left on car forums and websites, the guys hate […]
22 January 2015, 4:02 PM
Dog owners and lovers, you wouldn’t want to miss Woof-a-thon 2015, a 2km fun walk at Bishan Park on April 12. The first pet walkathon organised by the Singapore Heart Foundation aims to highlight the cardiovascular benefits that come with walking your dogs. Scores of studies have shown the positive effects of pet ownership, including ...