What would help millennials make babies?

It’s not always about the sex hor… I’m a millennial, and we have been exposed to sex ever since we started watching Friends, or even shows like Beverly Hills for those born in the early 1980s. With the proliferation of the internet during our teens, we probably learnt more about sexual pursuits, conquests and consequences…

Does Neil Humphreys know Singapore better than Singaporeans?

Who is Neil Humphreys? He’s a self-declared ‘white trash’ bloke from England who decided to come to Singapore for 3 months in 1996, but ended up staying here till now (except for a period Down Under which made him miss Singapore even more). Neil Humphreys at his ‘Rich Kill Poor Kill‘ book launch at Kinokuniya While…

Should We Stop Condoming Singapore’s Economic Growth?

The MOM Labour Market Report has completely eclipsed Zika (for now) as the “oh shit” topic on Singaporeans’ minds. Basically, don’t be surprised if you lose your job, and if it takes more than half a year to find a new one. By the way, there were more foreign jobs (11k) created and Singaporean jobs…

The Most Important Schooling In Life Joseph Gave Singapore 

At first, we didn’t really take notice. Olympics again ah? So fast?  Live telecast or not, does it even matter since I get my news off social media anyway? But on Saturday morning, many Singaporeans were tuned in to watch Joseph Schooling beat 7 respected competitors, including the superhuman Phelps, with an Olympic record no…

5 Pokémon Go Business Ideas To Catch ‘Em All

Since Pokémon Go was launched in Singapore last Saturday, enterprising businesses have tried to leverage on this insanely popular game to attract customers. Here are five business ideas to catch the attention of Pokémon Go players. 1. Catch a date Single and available?  Lunch Actually has actually organised a date to let you catch Pokémon…

Why Retirement Is Like Having Unprotected Sex

We look forward to it, but don’t know how to deal with the consequences. OK now that I’ve gotten your attention, seriously, have you thought about having sex retirement? Like how much time you’ll have on your hands, where you’ll travel, what you’ll do to kill time between waking and sleeping? How much do you…

Taiwan July 2016 [Day 2 – Jiaoxi, Taitung]

This is post 2 of 7 in the series “Taiwan Summer 2016: North, East Coast” Taiwan Day 2 – Jiaoxi, Taitung:  Breakfast at Hu Xü bun shop 鬍鬚包子, TRA train to Taitung plus lunch, dessert at Minoice 美濃冰品, Xin Yuan Chang tea shop and museum 新元昌製茶廠,Luye hot air balloon, Taitung Night Market, Carrefour and dinner…

Taiwan July 2016 [Day 1 – Taoyuan, Jiaoxi, Toucheng, Yilan]

This is post 1 of 7 in the series “Taiwan Summer 2016: North, East Coast” Preamble This is a couple trip my husband and I took to Taiwan. We self-planned everything (no tours, no packages), just a credit card, internet, Changi Recommends WiFi router or Taiwan Sim card, international driving licence (get yours from AAS),…

Someday my dreams won’t come

If you ever want a drama series that doesn’t make you feel good, watch Mr Robot. It’s one darn depressing, introverted, sceptical, false hope-kinda show. You can be brilliant, but you’re still a pawn of this world, tossed around by bigger things, stuck in quicksand of debt – money, time, sleep, self-love etc. You never…

Stanchart Robbery and The Importance of Security Assessments

The recent robbery of $30,000 from Stanchart was big news among my friends, while the countless reminders about being vigilant against terrorist attacks are already relegated as background noise (yawn!). Source There wasn’t even a security guard at the Stanchart branch yesterday when the robbery happened – CCTV enough meh??? This is unheard of in…