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Looking back at my time at Doordarshan while social distancing

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I was young, full of zeal to change the world and probably a bit delusional about my skills and talent; because in a reasonable state of mind, I would never imagine being a television presenter, that too on Doordarshan– India’s largest […]

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My Social Distancing Survival Guide

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With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting millions of lives around the globe, social distancing is becoming the new normal. Right now, there are more than 886,000 #socialdistancing posts on Instagram alone.  From self-isolation to working from home and self-quarantine to cancelling […]

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Living in the time of social distancing and COVID-19

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When the new year arrived, there was excitement all over the world. This new year was more special because it marked the beginning of a new decade.  Unfortunately, barely 20-25 days in and the world was hit by a headline […]

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An Australian author’s guide to #BuySingLit 2020

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Amidst the fears of COVID-19, I found myself venturing out to Singapore to help out with #BuySingLit 2020- an industry-led movement to celebrate stories from Singapore. Full disclosure: this was a work thing but I was also genuinely interested in the […]

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Stay Well With Healthy Chinatown (保健牛车水) This Weekend

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With #socialdistancing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, it is easy for monotony, fear and boredom to take over. This weekend, why not give yourself a break and head out to Chinatown to attend health talks and activities at the ‘Healthy Chinatown’(保健牛车水) event’ being […]

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This #BuySingLit Season Read Mabel Gan’s ‘The Ghost Who Pinched Me’

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“In the dim candlelight, the small room seem to have shrunk. I felt my chest tighten and worried that there wasn’t enough air for all of us. I couldn’t control myself and let out a sob. Siew Cheh put her […]

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STOP! Are Your Hands Clean?

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With the recent outbreak of the coronavirus aka COVID-19, authorities all over the world, and the World Health Organisation have been reminding us repeatedly to wash our hands with soap and water. Infographics and posters teaching “how to wash your […]

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Celebrating the vivid colours of love and compassion with Holi

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When one thinks of India, an image conjures up before their eyes, a picture of people dancing and singing, spreading their colours into the wind and onto each other. This is the impact that one day’s festivities have not only […]

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“Is This Love?”: A Tale Of An Arranged Marriage In The Age Of Tinder

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When I turned 24, my parents decided that it was time they made ‘arranging their daughter’s marriage’ as their top goal in life. As with any arranged marriage, entire families were enlisted to convince me that it should be my […]

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My Thoughts On S’porean TV Series – She’s a Terrorist and I Love Her

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HOOQ, Southeast Asia’s first and leading premium video-on-demand service, recently launched their first Singapore Original television series She’s a Terrorist and I Love Her. This local production is the winner of the second annual HOOQ Filmmakers Guild and was also […]

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As The Fight Against Coronavirus Continues, Here’s A Guide On How To Cope

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The world has been fighting the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) for more than three weeks now. At the point of writing, the death toll in China stands at 1,016, with more than 42,635 confirmed infections. There are confirmed cases of novel […]

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‘If Walls Could Speak’ – An Exhibition by 30 Award-winning Artists From Asia Curated by Mayinart

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If Walls Could Speak is a showcase of never-seen-before works of art from Indonesia, India, and Singapore, curated by Mayinart. The exhibition will showcase 150 visual artworks by 30 award-winning artists. MAYINART has come up with If Walls Could Speak, an exhibition […]

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Top 5 things to do in Singapore this Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year is here and it is time to paint the town red! The Chinese New Year (CNY) marks the start of the Lunar New Year, it is also referred to as the Spring Festival in Mainland China. The best […]

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Queer Eye: A show that challenges societal perceptions

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Queer eye for the straight guy was first released in the year 2003. It starred five gay men, namely Ted Ellen (food and wine expert), Carson Kressley (Fashion), Kyan Douglas (grooming), Thom Filicia (design), and Jai Rodriguez (culture) who as […]

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The ‘S’ Word by Georgia Caney: A Review by Bookskeeda

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The ‘S’ Word by Georgia Caney is a comprehensive travel guide in the eBook format. Georgia Caney is a British woman residing in Singapore for the last 4 years. As an expat, she has been able to gather a handful of experiences […]

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How to adopt a minimalist lifestyle: A beginner’s guide

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Let us first understand what minimalism means. Being a minimalist means you value yourself more than material things. It means making decisions based on what you need instead of getting everything you want. For some people, there might be a […]

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Here’s my take on why New Year’s resolutions almost always fail

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Articles, blogs and social media posts about new year’s resolutions have been flooding our feeds for the past few weeks. There’s nothing new about this universal trend and the year 2020 is no exception. If anything, people are relatively more […]

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Things I won’t be doing in 2020: Lessons learnt as a freelancer in Singapore

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With the advent of internet, digital nomadism has become a way of life, making freelancing easier and more accessible. As of now, there are more than 1.7 million #freelancer posts on Instagram. Freelancing comes with many perks like flexible work […]

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Five Instagram handles for all freelancing females

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The notion of liberating yourself from a 9-5 job, stepping away from the corporate environment and controlling your own professional narrative as a freelancer seems like a dream-come-true from the outside. Naturally, more and more people are drawn to the […]

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Gujarat: The birthplace of non-violence

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Located in the western region of India, Gujarat is surrounded by water on three sides and currently, around 52% of the land is classified as desert. As a result, the weather varies across the state, yet overall, when compared to […]

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