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Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Smiling Migrant Man

I first met Shabdar Ali at a Culture Kitchen event, where South Asian migrant workers and other Singapore residents gathered over a hearty meal of Briyani (flavoured rice dish). He came across as an unassuming and friendly person, and though…

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Singapore Thru My Lens: Tan Chao Shun

“Sweeping Blades” Pretty nice sunset yesterday. Camera: Sony QX-100 Focal Length: 28mm Aperture: f/8 Shutter Speed: 30″ ISO: 160 Single Shot JPEG, Processed with Lightroom 5 “Dynasty Dawn” Pretty nice sunrise yesterday! Camera: QX-100 Focal Length: 28mm Aperture: f/11 Shutter…

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Where Food Meets Fashion, KLARRA X Strangers’ Reunion

When you hear of coffee, does the name Strangers’ Reunion ring a bell? How about the brand KLARRA when it comes to fashion for women? Local brand KLARRA and cafe Strangers’ Reunion bring you the perfect union of two Singaporean…

Why These Kids Love School

In a rural village 40 minutes’ drive from the city centre of Medan, Indonesia, you’ll find a small school that’s bursting with love. Its name, Abdi Kasih, means dedication with love, and the love and dedication is directed at children with intellectual…

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Tiger Beer to Usher in Year of the Sheep

In a move that will delight fans, Tiger Beer has announced a line-up of Chinese New Year festive activities including a series of exciting roadshows, attractive cash prizes and promotions, and even a specially concocted festive cupcake by newest uncage…

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Singapore Thru My Lens: Tan Chao Shun

“Light Slash” The design of my HDB flat makes some pretty cool shadows Camera: Sony QX-100 Focal Length: 28mm Aperture: f/11 Shutter Speed: 1/125 ISO: 160 Single Shot JPEG, Processed with Lightroom 5

Your Skype Call Can Gift Education

The stress of exams, our children’s education and tuition – these are worries familiar to Singaporeans. Believe it or not, the same concerns affect longhouse kids in Malaysia. Find out how one woman has taken it upon herself to ensure…

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Singapore Thru My Lens: Tan Chao Shun

Moody day at Upper Seletar resevoir… but just as I was about to leave, the sky exploded into bright red! An unexpected event. This shot was taken before sunset, but unfortunately it was very windy that day and the water…

Shiok Events For A Purpose

Eclairs For A Purpose

We’ve waited a long time to bring you guys some happy news. It’s the new year and after months of planning, we’re so excited to bring you Events For A Purpose: Shiok’s monthly do-good feel-good collaboration! We are kickstarting the…