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Where there’s a will, there’s a mean

“Help! My high school classmates are organizing an event with teachers to celebrate we turning 50th years old.’ Cried my friend in desperation. “Now tell me how to do a video slideshow, you are the expert! Time is running short, I have barely less than two weeks to work on it!” Since when I have…

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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 to…

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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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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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Three Electronic Scrapbook Ideas for Chinese New Year

Let us stop and think a minute, what has been the subtle impact of technology on our practice of new year traditional custom? Be it Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Pursa or other festive celebration for other races? Has technology disrupted the tradition custom of new year?  Whether it is online purchase of new year…

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Explore Creative Use of Scrapbook in Healthcare Industry

The use of scrapbooking as part of arts therapy, a complimentary approach to engage the patients is still in its infancy. However, there have been reports of its use being explored in community care and hospitals outside of Singapore. An ‘ePortfolio’ in the form of scrapbook consisting of photos and journals enables us to use…

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