Celebrating a Very Different National Day 2020

A Chinook helicopter carrying the National Flag flies around the Singapore heartlands, flanked by two Apache helicopters.

The year 2020 shall go down in history as the year of COVID-19. With the worldwide spread of COVID-19, many major activities, including the Tokyo Olympics has been cancelled. Earlier in the year, I had thought that there won’t be a National Day Parade this year as well, but the organising committee had other plans.… Continue reading Celebrating a Very Different National Day 2020

Happy 50th Birthday, Singapore!

On 9 August 2015, Singapore celebrated her golden jubilee—50 years since she declared independence in 1965. An additional day was also declared a public holiday, much to the delight of Singaporeans, many of which chose to travel abroad. Those who stayed were treated to a slew of activity, including aerobatics displays by the Black Knights… Continue reading Happy 50th Birthday, Singapore!