What 2018 means for milieu

As the glitter from indulgent Christmas parties settle and tan lines from tropical island holidays fade, it’s finally time we got a minute to hit the pause button and catch our breaths just enough to reflect on everything 2017 brought us and what the...
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The Phantom of Oprah

The Ascension to Power

Two weeks ago, I watched with apprehension as Oprah Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 75th Golden Globe Awards. Her acceptance speech was a home run. The audience looked at her with an...
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Here's how our festive consumption is toxifying our bodies

With Christmas celebrations having quietened down and shiny lights being replaced by bright Chinese New Year decorations, an inconvenient truth lurked in the shadows. Christmas was indeed the season of giving: a festive season where we contributed...
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Here’s why saving money shouldn’t be your top New Year’s resolution

There are three kinds of people in the world when it comes to setting goals for the new year. The cynics who sneer at someone else’s futile attempt at accomplishing a goal, the wide-eyed optimists who fail to keep up with goals, but set them anyway....
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Sexual Harassment and what it is to Singaporeans

Louis C.K. Harvey Weinstein. Kevin Spacey. Donald Trump. R Kelly. Men whose legacies now include ‘sexual predator’. Our collective consciousness have been rocked recently by shocking revelations of sexual misconduct by several influential and...
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What does Christmas mean to Singaporeans?

Tis’ the season…. To be audio-visually assaulted by festive music and glitter decorations? For retailers to fight for your attention? As Orchard Road lights up and prepares for countless of tourists to stroll down her pavements admiring whimsical...
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