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Got any Zygos? [or The Fragrance of Orchids]

I have always thought that orchids had no fragrance whatsoever, until recently. This past weekend, starved for color we decided to visit the yearly orchid show at Michigan State University. 313 more words

All By Myself...

Just a quick post for those similar to myself who are planning on riding solo! Originally when I was thinking about going travelling I had a friend who was keen too, needleless to say that soon changed (damn those unreliable people who don’t want to throw their life away and go gallivanting round the world), and I was looking at going alone (I have friends, I swear). 884 more words


Microsoft rolls out Singapore cybercrime center for APAC

Microsoft has launched its new Cybercrime Satellite Centre in Singapore, one of the five globally including in Beijing, Berlin, Tokyo and Washington. The Singapore center will serve as the regional hub for Microsoft to undertake cybercrime and cybersecurity initiatives in Asia Pacific, through public-private partnerships and cross-industry collaboration.  22 more words


Entrepreneurship for mummies!

Often, when we think about “entrepreneurship”, we think about “ambition”, “hard work” and “zero work-life balance”.

In recent years however, many young couples with children have been trying to strike a good balance with work and family.  518 more words


Luke and his N95 mask

If Star wars was in Singapore…

Vader wouldn’t need any kind of mask to fight the annual haze we have here. But Luke would need it even if he was a Jedi. 33 more words

Simple Work

Decision Made

You guessed it! The decision has been made. Confirmed with the buying of the plane tickets and the telling to some of my closest friends. Wow this decision has not been and easy one to make, from getting the acceptance to paying the deposit to convincing my father, this has been a long time coming. 546 more words


The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway: Singapore

Chendol, pictured above, is an old school Singaporean dessert, so fittingly we got ours at the Old Skool Dessert House in Joo Chiat. Every Southeast Asian nation has its own tweaked version of chendol/cendol, but this one consisted of ribbons of creamy, coconutty ice topped with gula melaka, which is sort of like molasses but is derived from palm sugar. 192 more words