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The Supermoon Which Eluded Us

The night of 14 November 2016 is supposed to be the night when the moon is the closest to Earth in 68 years. The phenomenon is known as a Supermoon, and though it’s not rare (there were 3 in this … Continue reading

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Singapore Night Festival 2016—Part 2

The ninth Singapore Night Festival came to an end with performances by the aptly-named street theatre company, Close Act, from the Netherlands. They gave 2 different performances on last Friday and Saturday to a huge crowd at both Armenian Street … Continue reading

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Singapore Night Festival 2016—Part 1

The annual Singapore Night Festival returned last weekend at the Bras Basah precint, with a theme of “Innovation and Invention”. After the glitz and glamour of last year’s festival, the current installation is comparably lacklustre. Nevertheless, here are a few … Continue reading

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My First Photo Contest Win

I was delighted to receive a Facebook notification (and an email) from Fujifilm Singapore that the entry I’ve submitted for their photo contest has been selected as the winner! The prize was the Fujinon XF 35mm f/2.0R WR. This is … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Funan. Thanks For All the Memories.

Today (30 June 2016) is the last day of operation of the Funan Digitalife Mall in Singapore. For over 30 years, it has been the go-to place to shop for IT (and later, photography) products. It’ll undergo an extensive redevelopment … Continue reading

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i Light Marina Bay 2016 Highlights

What a Loving & Beautiful World The popular i Light Marina Bay is now into its fourth installation this year. The festival opened last Friday, 18 March and I went over with a couple of friends to have a look … Continue reading

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Partial Solar Eclipse 9 Mar 2016

On 9 March 2016, a large part of the Pacific, including South East Asia and Australia was treated to a rare celestial event, a solar eclipse. Unfortunately, Singaporeans are only able to see a partial eclipse, with the 87% of the … Continue reading

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A Day In Reykjavik, Iceland

After a week of travelling around Iceland, encountering three nights of the breathtaking Aurora Borealis, spectacular waterfalls and beautiful icebergs, we are back at Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. We have one final day in the city, and together with a friend, … Continue reading

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Jubilee Walk Exclusive Tour

The Jubilee Walk was launched in 2015 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence. It features key milestones of our nation-building and is a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, National Heritage Board, National Parks … Continue reading

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Waterfalls of Iceland

Iceland is the home to many spectacular waterfalls, due to the North atlantic which produces rain and snow; and a near-Artic location which gave rise to the many glaciers which melt and feed many rivers during summer. During my last … Continue reading

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