March 6, 2019

My father was a kind man. He was a taxi driver and worked hard to bring home the chicken. (Of course I mean bacon, but he was a Muslim and wouldn’t have been happy with my choice of words.)

My childhood was a happy one. We did not have much, something I did not realise...

September 24, 2018

I grew up in a culture which reveres males over females. I grew up with a brother and two sisters. I grew up feeling my brother is more important than my sisters and I, simply because he is a male.

I grew up working hard and doing well in my studies, initially because...

July 25, 2018

We have Racial Harmony Day in Singapore, to commemorate the Race Riots (one of the few riots in mostly peaceful Sg)  in 1964. 

I volunteered at my son’s school, put in charge of the Eurasian booth, sharing with 4-6 year olds what it means to be Eurasian.

I am Singap...

May 17, 2018

I am a mother of three, and I work part time, several hours a week. It is tough juggling roles but I do love being a mother. I choose to be with my children more than work. This does not make me a better mother than those who choose to have a full time job. (And yes, f...

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