Back on the Bike

Jimmy Guardino share his first six months of cycling with ANZA. My leap from the United States to Singapore in August 2012 was anything but ordinary. A week prior to my big departure at...

Southern Hemisphere Wine Vintages in 2013

The wine harvest season in the Southern Hemisphere in 2013 was a classic case of less is more: hot dry weather meant lower yields but expectations of higher flavour intensity, particularly for McLaren Vale...

To Be the Belle of the Ball

The ticket is bought, the table is full and the gang is ready for their next ball. Well the guys are. For the girls, it’s just the beginning. Black tie, formal, red carpet –...

Aussie Rules in Singapore

The Singapore Australia Rules Football club started life as the Singapore Lions in 1993. It was somewhat of a false start, as the founders, in their eagerness to create a social sporting club for...

Get Dive Fit

Being a diver means that you have additional health issues that non-divers don’t really need to worry about as much. We don’t need to be Olympians, but we do need a good degree of...

The Healthy Wardrobe

When shopping for fashion, most of us like to look for natural fibres, cottons, silks, and linens. Living in Singapore, where the climate is constantly hot and sticky, natural fibers are a must.  But as...

Trigger Happy – Improving your Holiday Snaps

Part of the appeal of living in Asia is travelling to interesting places and experiencing different cultures and photography is a great way to capture those memories and share the experiences. However, many people...

Fitness Gets Tough

Remember when pilates was all the rage? How about when yoga was just for new-age salad scoffers and not for, well, everyone? While just yesterday it seems exercise was all about breathing, yoga, and...

Learning How to Play Golf

With over 20 golf courses and driving ranges on an island of 710 square kilometres, it’s safe to say golf is a popular sport in Singapore. When I recently moved here, I decided to begin...