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My niece, turning 4 this month. Loves napping on my bed every afternoon after a good dosage of milk.
Curating the beach, transforming into art using plastic debris, it’s fantastic
I don’t know why it took me so long, but it did.
All along I’ve treated recycling as something that’s more “by the way”, and good to have, without truly appreciating what it contributes to.
Similarly climate change is an area which I know is very prevalent and real (I read about it everyday in the news), yet I’ve never felt the urge to do anything concrete about it - it felt too…big of an issue to tackle.
This morning, I picked up a book from the library called The Necessary Revolution. I couldn’t put it down the whole evening - it stirred something in me and made me really uncomfortable and guilty, and a few (basic) realizations dawned upon me:
So now what?
(Image credit: The Necessary Revolution)
Currently at Chapter 1. This book is so good I can’t put it down. It is ironic that the more ‘advanced’ we get and the more we progress, the more we yearn to get back to the basics and appreciate normal simple things - a symptom that something’s not quite right. We are consuming and producing way too much. Consider these facts:
What can we collectively (and individually) do to make a difference to create a more sustainable future?
How much do you think about the food you eat? Do you care where your food comes from?
Flying in to Singapore, I always thought it looks like Lego-land of sorts from above with all the HDB flats. This is a great photo essay from a fresh pair of eyes on this Lego city I call home.
(Click on title above)
“Swinging is a good time to close your eyes and make-believe.”Much has been written about what makes a great city, with recent theories placing walkability atop the list of favorable assets, deeming suburbs among the least desirable, most…
It’ll take a while for me to digest all that I’ve experienced in the past 5 months. It wasn’t so much of where we have visited (places which aren’t really considered obscure/exotic per se), but more of the journey and the experiences along the way. As I settle back at home during this festive period, turn 30, and soon get ready to return back to work, here are a few perspectives which I’ll like to bear in mind for future:
30 today :)
Traditional birthday meal: Mee-sua (a type of noodles) and red eggs as a symbol of longevity