Musings

No more business? Try giving money away

A year ago today I gave birth to an unplanned business. Parents name their children for whom they may become. I had no idea what my company would do. So, like parents who name their children after auto parts, I…

Musings

How I became a “certified” swabber in 8 hours

Update 16/6/20: Thank you to Yahoo News for featuring my experiences from the swab training in a story on the SG Healthcare Corps. 🙂 As my Ryde made its way across the island to Nanyang Polytechnic, I was feeling rather…

I spy

Going the extra mile: GuocoLand vs Grab

“I’m eating better now than before this CB,” exclaimed a friend. CB, also an acronym for a local swear word, is short for Circuit Breaker, Singapore’s version of a lockdown. Living in far-flung Woodlands – not exactly a foodie haven…

DoubleTree Chocolate Chip cookie

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How DoubleTree wins hearts – one cookie at a time

When DoubleTree by Hilton dropped their chocolate chip cookie recipe, I let out a squeal. Those were the cookies that cheered me up every time I arrived in Shanghai for work. They made business travel less dreary and, for that…