Introduction Face-to-face workshops were the norm since I started my first class back in Aug 2018. However, the COVID-19 outbreak changed everything. During the 2-month Circuit Breaker period, I piloted two online workshops via Zoom meetings (please see A Meaningful Cause during the Circuit Breaker Period and Webinar Series – Nourishing your Soul). The experience…

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Background Between 5 April and 1 June, Singapore had entered an unprecedented Circuit Breaker period to curb the spread of the COVID-19. The government introduced measures to minimise social interaction and community activities. Schools and workplaces were closed. Only essential services that support daily needs remained open. Everyone played a part While there was uncertainty…

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The Background: We are in an extraordinary time of history battling the outbreak of COVID-19 since end-January this year. Suddenly the world around us becomes quieter, we are advised to stay home and to observe social distancing when we are outside home. During the circuit breaker period (Note 1), schools close and the non-essential services…

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“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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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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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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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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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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  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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