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Workshop Reflection March 2019

The two workshops in collaboration with NUS Society and WINGS had just been completed in March: (1) Key Highlights of Workshop at NUSS Mar 19 2) Key Highlights of Workshop at WINGS Mar 19 Kowling and I enjoyed the interaction, exchange and sharing with the students. Now that I had conducted more classes and got…

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A Growing Mindset Keeps us Young

The 2019 Chinese New Year (CNY) had just passed. The CNY songs are always nostalgic. Years after years, I am never tired of playing, listening and singing again and again. Perhaps the songs reminded us of the good memories when we were children, the happy times of family gatherings and joyous reunions of loved ones.…

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Learn, Unlearn and Relearn

It is said that sixty is the new forty in the new age of ageing. Longer, healthier lives mean we now hit middle-age later. This argument has surfaced for quite a number of years now and is gaining acceptance.  This is illustrated with the greater longevity of the Hollywood film stars and evergreen singers and…

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Liberate Your Life by Decluttering

  There is a recent trend #mariekondo and #sparkjoy that had inspired many Singaporeans since the Netflix series Tidying Up With Marie Kondo was released in Jan 1 this year. The beginning of the year coincides with the Spring Cleaning for Chinese New Year. Many shared on social media how they took the extra miles…

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Get Started in Recreation Slideshow Making

Lights, camera, action! That’s traditional film making. When comes to recreation slideshow making, it is easy, just shoot, swap, record! My first attempt in digital video was in 2008. It was a mere 5 minutes video created using tools that came with the PC. It was my first experience to create training video with PowerPoint…

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Reflection before New Year Resolution

Do you ever notice that most retail shops changed their decoration to that of Chinese New Year theme on the Christmas Day?  We are going to say goodbye to the year 2018 and usher in 2019 in barely a week’s time! Is strange, is it peculiar to me only that Dec 31 feels so different…

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iOuting Workshop – Capture your Outing Experience

  Kowling and I found that there are many interesting places in Singapore which are best kept secret to Singaporeans and tourists. How about coming close and personal and document our experience through photos, drawings and video slideshow? With the advancement in mobile technology, we can stitch the digital media content into a personalised video…

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Journey of Learn, Live and Share

  To many baby boomers in Singapore, we have the experience of growing up in a third-world country and retiring in a first-world country. This means we had few photos as we grew up, and we could have over-compensated by having loads of photos of our children and particularly those who enjoy photography and travel…

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Building the Album of your Life

A visiting professor on philosophy was invited to the university to give a talk. A student raised his hand and asked, “Professor, what is the meaning of Life?” and then there were moments of silence followed by giggles and murmur. How would you answer this question in a way that is meaningful to the young…

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