Archive for the ‘Friendship’ Category

[ Refer to inspire#10: Redefining Excellence (Rachma Lim)] I first knew Rachma from the performance photos of other colleagues. I can still recall my immediate thoughts, what a good-looking spunky little girl. Now, if you have seen her pictures, you’d know i’m not just being shallow. It is true. Nor am I being rude, she   Read More …

[refer to inspire#9: Wrong Town (Mark Gordon) for my interview with Mark] I always have trouble starting on the ‘backgrounds’ of these wonderful people I have the honour of ‘interviewing’, but then once I start, I don’t want to stop. Each one of these inspiring features has a sort of ‘relationship’ with me so much   Read More …

[refer to main article “Inspire#6: Out of Paper Boxes (Melinda Tan)“] Inspire# isn’t anything less than a love-job (if it was a job at all). It was birthed out of seeing myself as a passageway, and i’ve used this phrase often with friends and colleagues: I see myself, and the projects I place my hands   Read More …

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[for the background and my personal response to this article please see “Background to Inspire#6: Out of Paper Boxes (Melinda Tan)“] I have always had trouble forming cool, suave and hip introductions of myself on social. It’s a hard thing to do, being honest of how you see yourself and how others look at you,   Read More …

[This article covers the background to Inspire#5: Going Home (Calvin Pang).] I first met Calvin at a cafe that used to stand along South Bridge Road, Singapore. I had a lot of original jazz material that I wanted to put together with a quartet I had envisioned, called White Noise. Broun Cafe proved to be   Read More …