An Exquisite Peranakan Experience at the Intan

Going back in time to a few years back, I can’t remember when and where I met this bloke, he’s very friendly and nice. His name is Alvin Yapp and he’s the owner of a private museum in Singapore, the Intan, preserving and celebrating everything Peranakan. This is my heartfelt story of an exquisite Peranakan experience at the Intan. How I met Alvin was most likely to be a museum event, I was introduced by Belinda, the great connector and networker. “Come and visit the Intan!” Alvin said to me. “Alright, sure!” I replied to Alvin. Fast forward to 16th …

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Canon’s Two New Instant Camera Printers – iNSPiC [C] and iNSPiC [S]

Canon recently announced two new instant camera printers to their lineup, the iNSPiC [C] and iNSPiC [S]. They are the first instant camera printers and together with the Canon Mini Photo Printer that I shared and published in November 2018, they have a fresh new logo and an exciting rebranding for this range. The rebranded iNSPiC range of camera products comes from the words “Inspiring Pictures”, inspiring you to have fun with photography, take photographs, print them out, share it with your family, relatives and friends or as small priceless photo gifts for memories sake, beyond just looking them at your …

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MPA Learning Journeys 2019 (SMW Edition)  – Lighthouse Tour

At one of the crossroads in the world for international trade and shipping, Singapore’s rise as a global maritime hub, from her days as an entrepot trade to one of the busiest shipping hub in the world today. The role, signifiance and contribution of Singapore’s shipping industry cannot be underestimated. During my recent videography assignment with Hpility SG, we were covering  Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) 2019. During the assignment that took place over the festival period, I got the opportunity to learn a lot more about Singapore’s shipping industry, not just from my videography shoot, also from my visits to …

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Memoirs of Nanyang – A Nanyin Musical

Memoirs of Nanyang, a Siong Leng Musical Association’s production commissioned by Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. A spectacular, magical and beautiful peformance, an eye opener into a world of a unique and bold fusion of Nanyin music and Peranakan culture. As you watched and immersed yourself into the heart, mind and soul of this immigrant in Singapore (going back in time to a much earlier generation) who came to Nanyang for a better life and married a local Malay woman. As his business flourished, he also had a good loving and happy family, a comfortable life. However, he still think about …

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The Real Nasi Lemak Burger

In 2014, I met this nice friendly bloke at Haw Par Villa, there was a Singapore Tourism Board event “Reliving the memories of Haw Par Villa”. There was a pop up food village at the STB event and he was selling his dessert, the durian crème brulee. While I am not a durian lover, I had to say his crème brulee is really delicious. Since then, he had grown, expanded and transformed in the food business, producing his iconic Modern Singapore Cuisine. Today, I would like to introduce to you, his latest Modern Singapore Cuisine, the Real Nasi Lemak Burger …

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Canon Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2019

Mother’s Day 2019 is coming soon, it’s on Sunday 12th May 2019. As you are planning for your Mother’s Day celebrations, have you bought your Mother’s Day gift yet? If you haven’t bought the gifts and you need some recommendations, let me share with you Canon Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2019 that you can buy from Canon eShop! For Mums Who Value Every Moment Canon EOS M100  EOS M100 Kit (EF-M15-45 IS STM) – SGD $599.00 * Available in Pink, Black, White and Greige For your mother who loves to document every single moment, this lightweight camera weighing 302g, makes …

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Canon’s FilmFIVE Festival 2019

Canon announced the launch of the second edition of their FilmFIVE Festival, Canon’s FilmFIVE Festival 2019, a nationwide filmmaking competition for young aspiring filmmakers from education institutions. This is the second edition of the FilmFIVE Festival since making their maiden debut in 2018.  Reading through the information and details of Canon FilmFIVE Festival for this year 2019, this is a great opportunity for young students to learn more about filmmaking, unleash their creative potential and produce short films. They are able to get hands on learning and shooting with Canon latest cameras, the Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP, …

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Exploring Jewel Changi Airport with Canon EOS RP

Jewel Changi Airport, the latest attraction in Singapore, was officially opened to the public on 17th April 2019. Prior to that, visitors were allowed to visit Jewel Changi Airport for a preview of this latest attraction in Singapore. I managed to ride on to my friend Victor’s preview tickets alloment and my own tickets too, I visited Jewel Changi Airport twice during the preview period, exploring Jewel Changi Airport with Canon EOS RP. The opening of Jewel Changi Airport attracted significant local and international attention, it’s more than just an airport shopping mall. Although some years back, there were some doubts …

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Feed the City by Food Bank Singapore

The Food Bank Singapore (FBSG) organised the inaugural Feed  the City event for 1,000 people in need from their list of beneficiary members, that was held at City Developments Limited’s (CDL) City Square Mall on Saturday 13th April 2019 from 10am to 4pm. At the launch of the Feed the City event, looking around at the various booths from The Food Bank Singapore, their supporting sponsors and partners. I was brought back in time when I was involved in my alma mater Dragon Scout Group social work/charity event (can’t remember when it took place, maybe 1995?) to collect food supplies/donations for …

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New Cosmos of Photography 2019 Global Photo Contest

The New Cosmos of Photography 2019 Global Photo Contest is back again for its 42nd edition, officially accepting entries starting from today 17th April 2019. There are quite a number of different photography competitions around the world that photographers enter to put themselves to the test of their photography artistic style, creativity, skills, knowledge and photo stories with fellow photographers from the rest of the world. Reading through the details of New Cosmos of Photography 2019 Global Photography Competition website and looking at the entries from previous years, my feel is that this photography competition is not the “usual style” …

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