Free Teddy Bear Knitting Pattern Ideas I Want To Try

This is a list of teddy bear knitting pattern ideas that I compiled. I like quirky construction and especially those that can be knitted in one piece although I did include a few patterns that have quite a few pieces to sew up just because they are too cute to…

worship music videos

A List of Worship Music Videos

The following are worship music videos that help me enter Abba God’s presence boldly and in confidence. Filed here for quick reference. Psalm 100 says that I can shout joyfully to the LORD and come before Him with joyful singing. I can enter His gates with thanksgiving and his courts with…

Yarn Galore

My Knitting Story

This is my knitting story; how I become entangled in yarn. The first pair of knitting needles I encountered in my life belongs to my sister. She studied in a convent girls’ school and was expected to know how to be a lady which included knitting. To say she has…

Praise The Name (Anastasis)

Lyrics for O Praise the Name (Anástasis)

This post contains the lyrics for O Praise the Name (Anástasis) by Hillsong Worship. Link to the chords and a Chinese translation are included.  I heard this song in church and was immediately drawn to it. I was intrigued by the word “Anástasis” in the title and so I looked it…

Screenshot of NLB Legal Deposit

Self-publishing a book? Make sure you get an ISBN and CIP data for it

An article about self-publishing a book, getting an ISBN and CIP data. This article was originally written for the January 2016 issue of NTU Libraries’ newsletter “Library Xpress”.  2 books lay on the table in front of me. Both are donated by a faculty member to the library. I think…

Storytelling: An investigation of the process of learning during an Information Technology implementation at RMIT University

I have been meaning to clean up and upload my 2003 Master’s thesis. Today, finally, I decided that it should be done. So, here it is. I apologize for the long unsexy title. Not very library related I guess but a load of fun to write…from hindsight. Abstract Information Systems…

Singapore Botanic Gardens and Orchid Hybridization

  Orchid hybridization mixes and matches different orchid breeds to create new beautiful blossoms. I am very proud that Singapore Botanic Gardens is a pioneer and is one of the top centres for orchid research and hybridisation. I personally think that naming and presenting a new orchid hybrid to important…

Garter Stitch Squares Bag

Knitting Pattern for Garter Stitch Square Bag

I have been knitting this bag for the past 2 months. It is made up of squares knitted in garter stitch using black and white yarn. I am very pleased with the finished product. It looks difficult but is actually quite easy. I have a little mental block with the handles…

Anthem of Grace Worship album

Anthem of Grace | New Creation Church Worship Album

Anthem of Grace is the long awaited worship album from New Creation Church Singapore. The lyrics and youtube clips are listed for convenience. If you feel ministered by the album, please do purchase it. It is available at the Rock Gifts & Books Centre online or from itunes. Introduction Jesus is the…

Dreamy Mitts

Pattern Review for Hand Springs Fingerless Mitts

This is a pattern review for Hand Springs Fingerless Mitts by Micol Day, a free pattern. The pattern consists of written instructions and a chart pattern. The creator isn’t a professional knitting pattern designer and the pattern doesn’t follow the typical structure. It does, however, contain quite a bit of…

Kaya bread pudding recipe

Bread Pudding Recipe with Kaya

A bread pudding recipe featuring a local spread called kaya. Kaya is Singapore’s answer to jam. It is a bread spread made up of coconut milk, egg and sugar. It is the first time I see it used in a bread pudding. So the recipe is stashed. Ingredients 1 cup…