TO HAVE a feel of surfing in Hawaii, you can try standup paddling. That was how I spent my recent Saturday with a fun-loving bunch. It was a pretty awesome deal on Groupon for a 2-hour introductory lesson in the waters of Changi. Yay to online deals! But no, kidding. The sea waters in Changi […]

A FRIEND WAS shopping at a mall when she came across a sports booth with a familiar looking person plastered on it. I received her WhatsApp message saying, “Nani, is that you?” Turns out it was me indeed! Accidental poster girl for the month 😂 In December last year, my friends and I took part in […]

WHAT BETTER way to work your quadricep and hamstring muscles than a good cycling workout? Even better in the company of good friends. Yesterday, my fellow OT friends and myself (I love this group really, we have OTs in acute hospital, community, mental health and paediatrics practices) met up for a leisurely cycle. The haze […]

throwback, n.: A sudden reminder of the past. Was cleaning up my hard drive when I came across old photos of our 2009 trip across the causeway to Tioman. Tioman Village Young and carefree Newfound friends First-time snorkelling! Fishes galore A friendly dolphin encounter Jungle trekking Forest walk Adorable village kids Of late night firefly […]

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. […]

KRABI OFFERED a great kayaking experience – the sea, mangroves and exploring caves. It was a leisurely day experience on our SOT canoes with the occasional monkeys dropping by to say hello. My recommendations for a fantastic hotel-stay Ao Nang Cliff View Resort http://www.aonangcliffviewresort.com 10/5 Soi 11, Moo 2, Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand

THE MOST last-minute flight I’ve booked. Postponed our grad trip to Korea because of the South-North conflict in late April. Saw affordable rates for a two-way ticket, booked them and then announced to my parents three days before flying off: “By the way ma, I’m going to Perth for a short bit.” Quite a lovely […]