IRISH LEGENDS has it that there was once a giant named Finn McCool who threw pieces of earth in the sea to make a causeway. This causeway was supposedly a route for him to meet his rival – a Scottish giant. Finn however decided to fool his rival instead of facing him in battle. So […]

I THINK everyone should have a list like this. To me, life’s pleasures come from the simplest things that surround me. It just takes a little bit more effort to be aware of these things, take time to indulge in them, and give thanks to having been soothed by them. 1. Waking up to find 1 […]

I HAVE NEVER considered Hong Kong a bucket list destination before, but I did anyhow make a 6D5N trip last month alongside my younger sister, my girlfriend and her cousin. Getting my geography and sense of navigation right was a top priority. I started out vaguely knowing that the country is made up of New […]

ONE OF THE great happenings this past November was that we have officially graduated from university in a ceremony held locally. And the class of 32 occupational therapy graduates were the pioneer batch of the TCD-SIT degree conversion programme. None of us flew back to Ireland, we had to graduate in absentia for this SIT […]

I CAME ACROSS this video on Facebook and I can’t help but to share. One word: Beautiful. It’s all about celebrating the little differences.

I WAS NEVER much of a gamer; maybe the occasional LAN gaming dates with my old school buddies once in a few months. So we came across a reality room escape game that I thought was a pretty unique experience. Called TheEscapeArtist (T.E.A.), this place is tucked away on the eleventh floor of Bukit Timah […]

SO I SPENT my Sunday afternoon wandering about IKEA looking for fabrics when I came across a panel showcasing products to keep the home safe. PATRULL Anti-slip strip $4.90/5m roll These anti-slip strips can be placed onto the tips of staircases, or kerbs in bathrooms. The top has a textured grainy surface and a sticky backing. […]

OT4OT – Virtual Exchange 2013 Featuring speakers and presentations on a variety of topics on OT practice from around the world! This 24-hour virtual exchange starts off at GMT 1700hrs on October 25th (GMT+8 0100hrs October 26th, here in SG).

IT’S BEEN A YEAR since I last participated in a race. Till 18th August this year, when The Color Run™ came to Singapore. Dubbed the “Happiest 5K on the Planet”, it was (not so) cheap thrill of running the untimed 5km race with some form of coloured powder being splashed at you along the way. […]

I HAD NO clue where they obtained my address from, but I received a pack of 8 Hari Raya greeting cards through post a month ago. In it was also an order form for purchasing more cards and a reply envelope. So the marketing technique was for recipients to send a crossed cheque with $18 […]