In the modern world, we’re always wishing others “good luck”. Especially in Asian cultures, where superstitions run deep. When I was born, I was given the nickname “unlucky child” because of my untimely birth. Not only was I premature by a month (making me weaker and more sickly than other children), I was told that my birth was the cause of my parent’s divorce (this was a lie, but I didn’t know it until I was an adult). “You are bad luck,” my grandmother would say. But is bad luck or being “unlucky” always a bad thing? (more…)
With all the sponcon out there, you never really know whether a product review was genuine or a paid endorsement. Buying and trying products yourself can be very expense, not to mention wasteful. That’s why I like to use sample portions when deciding on new products. But you don’t want to get just random samples; you want samples you’d actually use. That’s why I like “shopping” at the Sample Store. (more…)
In hot and humid Singapore, having an air-conditioner is absolutely essential. When you rent a condo/HDB unit in Singapore, you are required (by contract) to hire an aircon servicing company for quarterly maintenance. But when you own your home, it’s easy to forget to maintain your aircon units. This might be why aircon units in rentals tend to last a bit longer than aircon units in owner-occupied homes.
[This is a guest post by Jamie Cheng from Digital Alpha Agency] According to the National Environment Agency (NEA), every year Singaporeans generate approximately 7 million tonnes of solid waste. Much of this waste is salvageable – either through proper recycling or through redistribution. (more…)
What new developments are coming to your area? How will these developments affect the way you live and work? What changes would you like to see in your local environment? These are all things URA’s Draft Master Plan 2019 attempts to address. (more…)