NUS Senior Alumni Tea and Chat

Introduction The year 2020 is remembered with mixed feelings as a pandemic year. To many, this has been an annus horribilis with a global impact far and wide. While the misfortune has been awful, well documented, and shared, I like to focus on what individuals can do to bring cheers and uplifting energy to support…

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Tell your legacy story with eScrapbook

Background I felt honoured to present on the topic ‘Tell your story and leave a legacy with eScrapbook’ to share my experience with some 70 participants at the NUS Senior Alumni Tea and Chat session. I was eager to put my teaching experience in recent years into good use. (Please refer to blogs Webinar Series-Nourishing…

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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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Background Grandparents have a special role to play. Their experience can provide trusted guidance and help their grandchildren to feel a broader sense of safety and stability in today’s lives. Introduction What do grandparents want to share? They like to leave something that the grandchildren can remember them by (see blog Legacy of Life Stories…

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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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  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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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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