Here’s something that happened over the month that may inspire you, or maybe it won’t. But because I ‘graduated’ on a high, I am grateful for all these wonderful experiences, some of which were (wonderfully) challenging ones, I think it deserves a space to be shared. Between you (the reader) and me, I have had   Read More …

Inspire#12: The Life of A Banana (PP Wong)

PP Wong, in a few of her own words Author, editor and anthropological fly on the wall. Education in different cities I was born and brought up in the UK. First in Surrey, then London – with short periods of time in Singapore in between. I probably could write a whole book about my schooling   Read More …

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Nate, in her own words A drifter with the big P word – passion. Music is inevitably work and interest, and I have taken a step further by pursuing electronic music in DJ-ing and production. I am also now a social documentary filmmaker, when the opportunity arises. Managing artists and Redkite It all started when   Read More …

[ 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 …

Inspire#10: Redefining Excellence (Rachma Lim)

[also see Background to inspire#10: Redefining Excellence (Rachma Lim)] * All italics and emboldening are editor’s own Rachma, in her own words I used to think of myself as a pianist, but these days I consider myself more of an aspiring messenger for Music. I see music as an art or craft that brings joy,   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 …

inspire#9: Wrong Town (Mark Gordon)

[also see Background to inspire#9: Wrong Town (Mark Gordon)] * All italics and emboldening are editor’s own Mark Gordon, in a few of his own words. I’ve been a professional photographer for the last 10 years, coming back to it late at the age of 50. Now I’m broadly interested in photography, film and music,   Read More …

Today, whilst helping my husband with some flyers for his latest jazz workshop in the local arts centre, I tripped on a beautiful story. In our neighbouring suburb, there is a certain street, coincidentally called Mint Street, as with our acoustic keyboard/bass duo. And on this street was a little corner crafts shop called ‘Stitcher’s   Read More …

Freaking me out with his smiling death stare

It has been on my heart to write a little something about the community we are experiencing in this season that is a first for us in Perth. Summer. So we have heard about it. The flies, the hot air, the sunscreen and the aridity which together with the heat brings bushfires even with just   Read More …

[refer to inspire#8: Buying Happiness (Mak CK)] I think of the times when I was back in pre-university. Class of about 15 people? I could barely recall details of class, years and so on, but i cannot forget the stories and the people and just some extra special moments. I shared with CK (as I   Read More …