I may have gone a little overboard on what I thought about one of our Education Ministers.
This went viral on 9GAG back in February last year—exactly one year ago, in fact. And I’m going to say straight out, I really didn’t agree with this back then, and I really don’t agree with it now.
The Blogfather and the Mother of Xander and Yvie celebrate 10 years together—13 if you count the dating years, but that’d be a different anniversary date altogether.
This is an appeal to any person, group or organisation that plans parenting talks, seminars, workshops, forums and conferences. Since I’ve started blogging as a parent, I’ve received invitations to attend (and a couple of times, sit in the panel of) quite a few of these parenting events. It wasn’t until recently that the messages some … Continue reading Please Stop Teaching Us How to Raise Successful Children
As progressive a nation as we have become in the last 50 years, our failure to accept failure also happens to be our biggest failure. And no, I’m not just talking about parents.
I first decided to write this thinking it would help answer the question about the dreams with my dad and my apparent lack of participation in them (like I can bloody control these things, pffft). But as I finish this second last sentence, I realise I needed to write this for myself and my siblings more than anyone else.
Happy New Year, Ms Tan Moi. May your online spur of the moment be a lesson for us all to show some respect.
My father’s best friend once told me a story about his formative years. He grew up in a neighbourhood with a bunch of kids from two distinct families; one was rich, and the other poor. The rich kids never got to go out and play, and they were extremely picky with their food (silver spoons, … Continue reading The Value of Eating Rubbish
Thank you all for being with us during this difficult time. Over the last few days, we are amazed to see so many people come to pay their last respects, from a side of him that we rarely hear or see. He had so many friends that we ran out of peanuts on our first … Continue reading Eulogy
We were invited by Hasbro to be featured in a short videoclip in celebration of Transformers’ 30th Anniversary. Will there be mind-blowing Michael Bay explosions? Robot metal flying all over the city smashing into buildings and causing devastating chaos?
We had Xander’s primary school orientation earlier this week. It was a bittersweet moment for the Mother of Xander; it is the passing of a milestone for our firstborn.
We were given the Volvo XC90 T5 R-Design to review last weekend, and The Blogfather decided to spruce it up into something fit to chauffeur a bride and groom in… somewhat.