Month: March 2015

Understanding Alfian Sa’at’s comments after Lee Kuan Yew’s demise

  A peacemaking attempt. I keep on wishing we would fight less and talk more.   SECTION ONE : The Fallout In recent days, admirers of Alfian Sa’at (one of Singapore’s most important poets — we study him in university!) have become detractors, because of his response to Lee Kuan Yew’s demise. On Thursday, four days […]

My difficulty processing Lee Kuan Yew’s death

This post won’t be popular with some, for not praising him enough. It also won’t be popular with others, for not criticising him enough. But this is how I really feel, OK? Let me process this in my own way.   I am thoroughly conflicted about Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s death. I feel like I’ve […]

Meet Mr Seah at a private showcase of the musical /MY LOVE IS BLIND/ (5 April 2015)

It’s finally happening! For awhile now, I’ve been working on a musical based on the life of Tan Guan Heng, a remarkable man who lost his sight as a young man (at 29 years of age), bouncing back from the setback to become a successful businessman, and changing the way people thought of the blind […]

What’s your Sleep IQ?

Sometimes the key to better grades is simply this: get enough sleep. Sleep deprivation (i.e. not getting enough sleep) causes a whole host of problems, from increased blood pressure to impaired brain function. This has consequences both in the long-term (for your health) and in the short-term (for your studies and career). If you don’t believe […]

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