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Water to Calm the Spirit

Rather calming to sit beside an aquarium. Or a fountain and listen to the splash of the water. Makes you focus on something else and life doesn’t seem so heavy in that moment. Water has that effect on our spirits. … Continue reading

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Does Singapore’s Food Culture Help to Unite Us?

I love getting questions about Singapore from readers. I’m no expert, but if I can help with the little knowledge I have, I feel thrilled. I just got another fascinating question from Nienke from Holland. She’s researching food culture in … Continue reading

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Mid-Life: 10 Things about Me that have Changed As I Get Older

Just another personal post that I need to write today on 12.1.12. One of those days when my blog becomes my diary. 1. I like being a hermit. I don’t have a need to be popular and solo can be … Continue reading

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Tranquility: Capella Hotel at Sentosa

I can see why Capella Singapore won the architectural heritage awards. When I come here I feel like I’m in another country – perhaps Bintan in Indonesia, especially with the view of the South China sea. It’s also so quiet … Continue reading

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Loving Solitude and Silence

I used to be a very sociable person in my twenties. Going to noisy clubs with the music on full blast seemed exciting and fun. It was a new life experience. Since then, big life changing moments and growing older, … Continue reading

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A Minimalist, Serene Life

I feel frazzled, stressed and poor, by a consumerist society that is continually telling me what you need to own in order to be happier. It made me wonder if there was a healthier way to live.  Well there is. … Continue reading

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New Zealand is the Most Peaceful Country in the World

New Zealand is the most peaceful country in the world according to the global peace index. If only the whole world could have the same degree of peace and security. Singapore is ranked 30, the USA is #85, and Iraq … Continue reading

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