27 November 2015, 10:50 AM
Winners never quit, and quitters never win. Is that always the case? Contributing writer Sharifah Nursyafiqah weighs in. I don’t know when I began associating quitting with failure, but I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one. Growing up, I was taught to stick it out and persevere through endeavours that later proved ...
26 November 2015, 10:48 AM
You can be as positive or as negative about the whole experience as you want, as Denise Li learns. A couple of months ago, I felt something in my knee snap and grind as I was trying to execute a move during a sparring session of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Right away, I knew this was not […]
25 November 2015, 4:13 PM
Make Porcelain, The Face Spa’s Proionic V-Shape Facial part of your pre-party beauty prep. Deborah Tan reviews the facial. A pudgy face is something those prone to water retention is all too familiar with. And, during the festive period, the combination of water retention, lack of sleep, and bad diet can make getting ready for ...
25 November 2015, 11:49 AM
There is no way to say this, without offending the taxi industry: Third-party ride-booking services, like Uber, rock. By Deborah Tan I’m speaking SOLELY as a consumer who has long been frustrated with the taxi-situation in Singapore. As a consumer who used to use taxis for her daily commute to and from work, I am of the […]
24 November 2015, 3:26 PM
In our constant pursuit of bigger and better, have we neglected life’s many simple joys? Life happens when you are washing dishes. This epiphany hit me when I was, well, washing the dishes. I get it, it may seem entirely uninspiring or non-revelatory, but let me explain. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always […]
24 November 2015, 11:58 AM
Have a furry little Christmas with koalas this year! Looking for a meaningful gift for the animal lover in your life? How about adopting them a koala from Australia? The Australian Koala Foundation’s Adopt A Koala initiative is a great way for people to contribute to koalas living in sanctuaries across Australia, and you can ...
23 November 2015, 12:42 PM
Every aspiring entrepreneur can learn a thing or two from Katniss Everdeen. (Disclaimer: spoilers ahead) By Tan Lili If there could only be a handful of people selected to give a TED talk about survival, Katniss Everdeen would be one of them. In fact, this character goes above and beyond merely surviving; time and again, […]
20 November 2015, 11:00 AM
Good eats and pampering treats in this week’s list! Lili recommends … Masizzim “When the skies are grey and you hear the lulling sounds of rain, you’d instinctively crave comfort food like a bubbling pot of stew. Since we’re now in the second wettest month of the year (and fast approaching the rainiest), ...
19 November 2015, 3:03 PM
Get a slice of Paris with this exhibit at the revamped Asian Civilisation Museum. For the first time ever, you can step into the heart of Hermès, right by the Singapore River. The Little Room Of Wanders exhibit transports you to the enchanting Émile Hermès museum in Paris, and you might never want to leave. […]
19 November 2015, 11:20 AM
… I ended up enjoying it. By Deborah Tan I’m not the most gifted of people when it comes to sports, especially those that involve rules and strategy. Trying to physically keep up with the game would have exhausted me too much to even start thinking about how to win it. Previous attempts at sports […]
18 November 2015, 10:50 AM
The purpose of adding the French flag overlay on profile pictures, the supposed lack of media coverage of Beirut bombings … what’s going on? By Tan Lili In a recent episode of Doctor Who called “The Zygon Inversion”, the Doctor (played by Peter Capaldi) made some riveting remarks about war that are bone-chillingly on point, […]
17 November 2015, 2:49 PM
Don’t miss out on Potato Head Folk’s food truck from 18 to 20 November! Want to sink your teeth into mouth-watering burgers for lunch? If you work in Raffles Place, you are in luck! This Wednesday, Potato Head Folk will be collaborating with Asia’s first social enterprise gourmet food truck, bringing their ‘Three ...