Tourism With a Heart

Found this article I wrote for Finsonline some years ago about a dive resort which I had visited. I remembered being very impressed with their conservation progammes, as well as their environmentally friendly practices. Sharing the article below…

From Architect To Actress

If you have ever been to Singapore or the region, or if you have ever lived in Singapore, you will most definitely have stepped inside a building designed by #DPArchitects #DPA …#bugisjunction #parkviewsquare #sunteccity #esplanadetheatres #goldenmilecomplex #marinacentre just to name a few… Being an #architect is like being initiated into a very special fraternity of … [Read more…]

Intertidal Walk With Ria Tan

4.30am. The alarm went off. I jolted from my sleep and sprung out of bed. After a failed attempt the day before, there was no way I was going to miss another intertidal walk with one of my heroes in #marineconservation in Singapore, #RiaTan . The weather report from National Environmental Agency had reported “thundery … [Read more…]

RGS Back To School Evergreen Lunch 2017

When I heard that the old #RGS building was going to be demolished soon, I decided to make an effort to join this year’s #RGSreunion #RGSalumnae lunch. Thanks to my seniors Wannee Tang and Ng Yeuk Lung, who sent me the information and made the registration for me. Having first become an #architect, and, later, … [Read more…]

Buona Vista MRT Fire Drama

After meeting my sister for lunch at Star Vista this afternoon, I decided to walk home as the weather looked pretty good. Walking along the lower level from the MRT towards the North Buona Vista and Commonwealth Ave junction, I noticed thick black smoke in the sky. “Must be a fire from the HDB block … [Read more…]

Single State Of Mind

Picture by Vernon Leow of Vitalimages Lately, I have been thinking about my status as a #SingleAsianFemale. As a single female in an #Asian society, even one as westernised and modern as Singapore is, there is still the expectation for you to be in a #relationship, and there is the sense that you are not … [Read more…]

Cambodia Ladies Magazine Cover Shoot

┬áSo this happened. Nope. This is not one of those trick photo frames where you insert your own picture. Yes, it is true, I am on the cover of the top women’s magazine in Cambodia, Ladies Magazine! Thank you #ladiesmagazine for my first cover in #cambodia #honoured to be your #April #covergirl #covershoot https://www.facebook.com/LadiesMagazineCambodia/ It … [Read more…]

Under The Singapore Sea

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to dive under a friend’s boat at the #marina, and what an experience it was! From the surface, you could already see that there seem to be a healthy reef growing around the edges of the pontoons, but I wanted to to get a better view … [Read more…]

Debra’s Blog

Thank you for visiting my page. Apologies that this page has been missing in action for such a long time. Life has a way of distracting one from doing the things that need to be done. 2017 has been amazing for me so far simply because I think, after all these years, I finally feel … [Read more…]