Workshop – Passionate Pen

On October 15, Armour Publishing organised a writers’ workshop called The Passionate Pen to commemorate its 25th anniversary. The focus was on memoir writing. It was Armour’s first workshop after quite a few years. We were honoured to have award-winning author Colin Cheong to be our workshop speaker. He is also my ex-colleague from The New… Continue reading Workshop – Passionate Pen

Family Stuff

Generation After Generation…On The Parade Ground

On 9 August this year, I watched my daughter perform on live telecast for the National Day Parade. My heart swelled with pride as I watched her, along with hundreds of 13 to 14 years old girls, perform under the auspices of my alma mater, Singapore Chinese Girls’ School. How fortunate that she was in… Continue reading Generation After Generation…On The Parade Ground


Singapore Memory Project @ Mendaki

Made new Malay friends when i conducted a training workshop for Singapore Memory Project with participants from Mendaki. I gave them an 'express train' introduction to interviewing techniques and writing tips in 2 hours. These volunteers will be interviewing beneficiaries of Mendaki schemes and recalling the 30 years of history since Mendaki was first formed.… Continue reading Singapore Memory Project @ Mendaki


Remember Jurong/Yuhua & Win!

Just received this from Singapore Memory Project  -  This is an open call-out to submit your memory contributions of Jurong/Yuhua. If you have photos, interesting stories or videos about Jurong/Yuhua, SMP wants them! Submit your entries by 30 April & stand a chance to win $20 vouchers for the most number of submissions. You can… Continue reading Remember Jurong/Yuhua & Win!


iremember goes to Toa Payoh

Singapore Memory Project is having a roadshow at Toa Payoh on Friday, 30 March 2012, 7.15 ­– 9.30 pm, at the Toa Payoh Central. I’m so excited about this because, firstly, I am a Singapore Memory Corps volunteer and, secondly, I have been a Toa Payoh resident for almost 40 years so I know it has… Continue reading iremember goes to Toa Payoh


When Nations Remember – Heritage Blogging

I learned another important function of blogs in “When Nations Remember”. Hope to follow in the footsteps of these Heritage Bloggers. On 12 October, I sat through a Forum on “Capturing Memories through Blogs” by Mr Lam Chun See, who is famous for his goodmorningyesterday blog and Mr Char Lee, well-known for his “2nd Shot”… Continue reading When Nations Remember – Heritage Blogging