Letters of Life

Tag: Singapore

Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

Every week, The Daily Post from WordPress issues writing and photography challenges. They are fun and I thought this particular theme profound. To take part, I should share a photo that says INSIDE. The word INSIDE recalled to mind an old hit called “Inside” by blind American country singer Ronnie Milsap. She tries for the… Read More ›

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Childhood (Part 1)

84 Sophia Road. This road was always pronounced So-fire by my grandmother who lived there, and by my school principal, my school being at the top of Mount Sophia, the missionary-founded Methodist Girl’s School (1887). I lived in suburban Holland Road about 20 minutes from the city, but I spent the better part of 13… Read More ›

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Coming Back to What’s Familiar

Late evening and the moonlight silverplates the leaves of trees on the street. It’s the kind of night which is solitary, lonesome even, but it is alive with the thoughts of the day swirling like the stars in the deepening night sky. That’s what singer Cat Ong’s voice is like. It has a lambent quality,… Read More ›

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Insights from a Long Run

On Saturday, for the first time ever, I ran 10 kilometres. For runners, this, I know, is just a warm-up. It’s a big deal for me because I don’t consider myself a serious runner at all. This is because: a) Prior to this, I used to run on the treadmill for a maximum of 30… Read More ›

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