How I Keep Myself Awake

The only thing that would keep me awake is doodling. Oh wait, there’s social media too, but there are implications…one, I get agitated if the battery’s flat; two, it’s rude to meddle with your mobile phone during meetings. My attention span gets limited as I age and it can be quite a challenge, especially when…

mid-autumn festival, Singapore, lanterns

6 hours in Singapore

In light of gearing up for our next trip (YAY!), my best friend and I decided to live the life of a backpacker. In our own country. Well, island actually, since we’re so tiny (can’t help but chuckle every time I refer to her as a country). Anyway, six hours in Singapore is feasible, considering…

Painter’s Block

We are all familiar with Writer’s Block, but today, I discovered Painter’s Block. It has occurred to me every now and then, but I thought it’s just me. Today, My colleagues and I were supposed to be doing speed painting before a meeting (7.45am, mind you). We were all good and ready to go, with aprons…

Essential Eames at ArtScience Museum

Essential Eames: A Herman Miller Exhibition is based on the book An Eames Primer, which captures the spirit and philosophy behind the husband-and-wife team. The exhibition showcases their creative connection among their vast and various outputs. I had the opportunity to visit for free! One of the perks of being an educator, couldn’t be more happier!…

Sketching Punggol Serangoon Reservoir

In light of preparing myself for the next travel destination (let’s keep it a secret for now), I walked 13km from my place, along Punggol Serangoon Reservoir and back home. I took two stops – to sketch and of course, dinner. Normally, the sky isn’t this dark. Though black clouds were obviously rolling in, I…

Moldy Paper Art

Saw sets of art materials, from colour pencils to markers to pastels. I couldn’t resist them wonderful things, so I experimented with some. In the Faber-Castell watercolour pencils, I saw a moldy paper, so here it is. The pattern has been drawn. Thank goodness. Wasn’t in the mood to draw. 99% of the colouring was done…

Rachel from Oklahoma

What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road. – William Least Heat Moon This is a post about a…