Oprah Winfrey For POTUS?

Oprah Winfrey was welcomed on stage in the midst of a standing ovation at the 2018 Golden Globes Awards. Winfrey didn’t disappoint. She delivered a moving speech, not just talking about African Americans emerging from…

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Addiction, Dependence & Slavery

Very often, I find the behaviour of people in this supposedly developed nation quite unfathomable. I was at a fried chicken stall inside a coffee shop at about 4.00pm. Everything in the stall was already…


Looking Back In Wonder

It’s that time of the year again. Those of you who have been following my blog would know that I would make an entry with the same title of Looking Back In Wonder before the…



Digging A Deeper Hole

Two people have dug themselves into deeper holes recently. One is Amos Yee. A bit more about his “paedophilia” video in a moment. First, let’s talk about our most talented Transport Minister, winner of some…


Dear Amos

Dear Amos, When many folks out there were laughing at you and hoping that you get sent home after spending months in an American prison, I felt sorry for you. You were very brave to…


A Lifelong Gamble

In spite of its abstractness plus all that confounding poetry and philosophy attempting to praise and analyze it, we pretty much know and can agree on what love is. It’s the term “forever” that people…


Dying Before It Rains

Like many Singaporeans, I have thrifty parents. When I was young, they always reminded me to save up for a rainy day. That is of course, sound advice, but how far should we go? How…


Me Too, Me Too

So what’s new? Harvey Weinstein, one of Hollywood’s biggest and most influential film moguls, has been facing a very rough month facing allegations of sexual harassment and assault. Big names on the victims list include…


If We Only Knew, That The Joke Was On Us

There has been a lot of frustration lately. Singaporeans who care more than what will happen in the next episode of Tanglin watched helplessly as an embarrassing saga unfolded before our very eyes. I’ll come…