The Magic of Kampong Glam | A Humble Homesick Singaporean Pays Homage

The Magic of Kampong Glam | A Humble Homesick Singaporean Pays Homage

There is a magic to Kampong Glam that I cannot put into words. It is perhaps a magic that only I feel and only I know. Continue reading The Magic of Kampong Glam | A Humble Homesick Singaporean Pays Homage

Kinokuniya | The Business Journey Behind Books

Kinokuniya | The Business Journey Behind Books

The Kinokuniya flagship store is located on Orchard Road–Singapore’s iconic shopping district. I’ve always found the entrance to the bookstore rather modest and inconspicuous. The moment I walk in, however, I am always spellbound by the impressive 33,000 sq. ft. space that houses an extensive collection of more than 400,000 titles from all over the world. Continue reading Kinokuniya | The Business Journey Behind Books

The History of Democracy | My Right to Vote

The History of Democracy | My Right to Vote

The idea of democracy as a form of government first appeared in ancient Greece in the city-state of Athens during classical antiquity. The word democracy comes from the Greek demos ‘common people’ and kratos ‘strength’. It is a system where people get to choose their leaders. This is in contrast to other forms of government like monarchy, oligarchy or aristocracy.  Continue reading The History of Democracy | My Right to Vote

Saturn in Aquarius: Coronavirus and the Disruption of Old Structures

Saturn in Aquarius: Coronavirus and the Disruption of Old Structures

On 21 March 2020, Saturn exited Capricorn – and entered Aquarius. Every time the slow-moving planet changes signs, it signals a huge energy shift. Since Saturn is the principal (and rule maker) of the cosmos, Saturn’s transits inform us how society and the individual deal with structures. Saturn strips away structures that are pass their due date so that society may implement new ones to replace them. Continue reading Saturn in Aquarius: Coronavirus and the Disruption of Old Structures