The Art of Rangoli

Rangoli is a type of art originating from Nepal, India and Bangladesh. Rangoli is created using coloured sand, rice, flour and even flower petals to make beautiful patterns on flooring typically around the time...

7 Useful Tips For Parents To Encourage Their Children To Become Independent Thinkers

“It is widely agreed that children should be taught how to think, not what to think, in order to be successful twenty-first century learners and citizens. Avondale Grammar School’s Assistant Principal and Head of...

Top 5 new cafés to try

Hoopla Cool sketches and murals adorn the walls in this cosy kid-friendly café. Locally roasted small batch coffees and sweet breakfast delights like fresh buttermilk waffles are great treats after a morning trek to the...

10 Minutes with…Justin Hammond, Head Chef of Neon Pigeon

  What made you first come over to work in Singapore?When I was working in Melbourne at Gingerboy, a few people we’d worked with had moved over to Singapore and have had good careers. Chris...

Mouthguards

Young expatriates in Singapore are fortunate to be able to enjoy participation in sports like rugby, netball and soccer all year round. Indeed, many schools and organisations like ANZA provide ample opportunities to participate...

Boom Boom Kids Shoes: Bringing European Leather Shoes to Singapore

Larisa Bernholtz writes about her business importing quality kids’ shoes to Singapore. After many years seeing my daughters wearing and enjoying the high-quality, well designed shoes we brought back from holidays in Europe and talking to...

Hair you have been dreaming of!

Expat Hair Studio is one of Singapore’s top salons. Founded by two girls with an incredible amount of passion for the hairdressing industry, they decided to open a salon together to cater to a massive...

Mourning the loss of a great leader

On Monday 23 March, following the announcement that morning of the death of Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong declared a seven-day period of national mourning. In a...

Netball – From Strength to Strength

  In the past seven years, the amount of girls playing has increased from 60 to 350 (see Note below). All that growth is fantastic for the league, but is a big jump in the...

Perimenopause: The Facts

What is ‘perimenopause’? Perimenopause means “around menopause.” It is a phase in a woman’s life marked by alterations in the quantity and frequency of oestrogen production, which is the main female hormone produced by the...