I always felt the call to support causes. From obscure ones to do with nature or animal conservation, to those of the very basic human need – access to food, medicine, etc. However, being a working adult in time-starved Singapore meant one simply couldn’t pursue every societal cause that comes our way. One has to choose, to decide on a particular cause which resonates most with oneself and then to prioritize one’s time in order to support that cause. Continue reading “Stepping Up to be a Volunteer”
It’s Christmas, the season of giving. Most of us celebrate this season rushing around to buy gifts for family, friends and loved ones. As we scamper around flooded shopping malls seeking the perfect gifts for one another, one question comes to mind. What makes a gift special?
“I have never been to Sentosa. I hope to go there one day. ” The words resounded in Susan’s mind. That was back in September when she saw BCCSC’s awareness week video. The words had left an impression. That impression had now become a RWS S.E.A. Aquarium outing that she spearheaded with 13 other volunteers. Continue reading “The Aquarium Visit”
Back when it was still the two of us, whenever my husband’s friends and family came over, I served tea and sandwiches. Sometimes we even took special orders to make their favourite hot butter cake or my husband’s mutton curry special. He would tell them as we gathered for tea break, Continue reading ““My wife makes very beautiful tea. Special tea.””