Reflections

Forever youthful

Forever youthful

21 March 2018 / Reflections / No comments

It is not just about diet, it encompasses a whole lot more, shared a 59-year-old advocate of “holistic wealth”.

 
It’s Spring at 70

It’s Spring at 70

25 January 2018 / Reflections / No comments

2011 Active Ager award winner Dr William Wan shares his thoughts on turning 70.

 
The changing Singapore River

The changing Singapore River

23 November 2017 / Reflections / No comments

The Singapore River of the past was not like what it is today. It was heavily polluted and had lots of river traffic.

 
The cruel fate of Sungei Road market

The cruel fate of Sungei Road market

21 July 2017 / Reflections / 2 comments

Looking back at how this flea market came about and why it is important to find a permanent home for it.

 
Living in Tiong Bahru

Living in Tiong Bahru

14 February 2017 / Reflections / No comments

A woman shares her experiences living in a Government rental with her mother and three uncles, and a growing extended family.

 
Life in Taiping

Life in Taiping

11 January 2017 / Reflections / No comments

Moving to this town in Perak was a change but not all rosy. This is Part III and the final part in the series.

 
A glimpse into the Japanese Occupation

A glimpse into the Japanese Occupation

5 January 2017 / Reflections / 2 comments

An 87-year-old shares her trials and tribulations from 1941 to 1945. Originally this story was shared with her young granddaughter. This is Part I in a three-part series of her story.

 
My bucket-list

My bucket-list

19 April 2016 / Reflections / 1 comment

Dr William Wan shares his bucket-list and quite a few items he has already checked off including skydiving and scuba diving!

 
Arranged marriage

Arranged marriage

15 March 2016 / Reflections / 1 comment

An 80-year-old grandmother of four and mother of two shares her story of her arranged marriage, her husband’s passing and her taking control of her life.

 
Separated by sea & sky

Separated by sea & sky

20 January 2016 / Miscellaneous, Reflections / No comments

Sixty-nine-year-old father of two and a grandfather of four opens up on his poignant story about his long-lost father and how today, he is closer to his children and grandchildren.