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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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Green Hybrid Chinese New Year Card Idea

In last year’s blog titled ‘Three Electronic Scrapbook Ideas for Chinese New Year’ I mentioned that one can create a personalised new year card and convert it digitally, augment with handwritten message to make it more personalised. Now let me elaborate on the possibilities of this approach. For example, let’s start with the good old…

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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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iOuting @ Telok Ayer Art Trail

How did our first iOuting Workshop go? It is with much excitement that I created a short video to document it. As mentioned in previous blog, Kowling and I selected Telok Ayer because it is such a charming place. There were altogether 3 sessions for the workshop. In the first session, it was important that…

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Parent-Child Bonding over Electronic Collage Class

I conducted one course in end-Nov in one of the People’s Association Community Clubs. It was a crash course, within 1.5 hours I introduced cyber wellness, mobile photography 101, electronic collage-making and gave a glimpse of how to make a video slideshow. Luckily the learners were very opened, enthusiastic and receptive. In this class I…

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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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