A Sky Full of Stars

What scares me most isn’t the dying young – it’s the dying young and not having made any kind of impact and/or contribution to this world.

Guts, Business & JT Foxx

The thing that struck me most about JT was, and I remember thinking to myself, “This guy has guts.” Having been brought up in an Asian household, and even though my family background is business right from my great-grandfather who founded Phoon Huat & Co (the biggest baking supplies retailer in Singapore), my grandfather who founded Tony…

Maids Are The Backbone of Our Society

When I was growing up, we had a couple of domestic helpers around the house, usually from Philippines or Indonesia. (For those unfamiliar with Singapore, domestic help is commonplace because it is affordable.) From my observations, even as a child, I knew that good domestic help was difficult to find. When we did have a…

Good Morning!

But, it hasn’t always been easy to wake up at 6am because, and I kid you not, my bed has magical powers that could lull any foul beast to sleep. That, and it’s not always easy to switch my brain on and shake the sleep off.