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 [continue reading]

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 [continue reading]

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 [continue reading]

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 [continue reading]

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 [continue reading]

Pandan Reservoir

Lyrics for 家 by Kit Chan

I grew up having to sing “nationalistic” songs throughout my schooling days. Songs like Stand up for Singapore… Count on me Singapore… Oh my God, hair-raising songs. I wonder how I survive without major brain damage. My point is, I became pretty jaded when it comes to patriotic songs when [continue reading]

Scene of MV of I Love You by Position

A Trip Down Memory Lane with a Song I Love You by Position

I stumbled upon a music video by Position for “I Love You” on Youtube. It is in Korean but the tune is very familiar. I have heard it somewhere. It turned out that the song was originally in Japanese but has been covered by many singers in different languages. The [continue reading]

Promotion of Library Resources and Services in an academic library |CALIS 2010

Presentation Slides for my presentation at the Conference of National Agricultural Information Centre in 2010 in Qingdao China.

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier – film adaptations

I happened upon the 1997 TV adaptation of Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier in Youtube. The full length version. So, I watched it. I remember trying to read this novel when I was a teenager. I couldn’t finish it. I couldn’t remember the reason now because I thought the TV [continue reading]

Garter Stitch Square - RS and WS views

Garter Stitch Knitting: Techniques and Patterns

I really like garter stitch knitting. It is a super easy technique for beginners. It produces a squishy, sturdy and flat piece of knitted work, and I can watch TV while I knit. What is garter stitch knitting? I hope you already know that there are 2 basic stitches in [continue reading]

John Chapter 1

The Word is Near: Comparing Romans 10 and Deuteronomy 30

In this post, I compared Romans 10:4-13 and Deuteronomy 30:11-15 and made some observations. Both Moses and Paul said the word is near. it is in the mouth and in the heart. It is inside of us. Romans 10:4-13 4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to [continue reading]

Bacon wrapped enoki mushrooms

Bacon Wrap Enoki Mushrooms

These bacon wrap enoki mushrooms have only 2 ingredients – bacon and enoki mushrooms. I made these bacon wrap enoki mushrooms twice for family gatherings. It is an easy finger food recipe. I pan-grilled them the first time but popped them into a pre-heated oven the second time. I have [continue reading]