making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends

Friday, 30 June 2017

Students' Work Experience II

Today marks the end of the three Sec 4 students' time with my project for their work experience. We hope they have learnt some take-away which they can apply in their future. We certainly enjoyed having them with us. 

Thursday, 29 June 2017

It's Happening Again

My new notebook is having the Excel issue again. I cannot save it in its latest version, except 1997-2003 version! Need to ask IT support for help again. 

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Tea & Tart

Milk tea and Pomegranate tart

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Peyta Ransomware Attack 2017

There has been a global cyber attack using the Peyta encrypting malware. As someone not very IT savvy, I am very cautious about receiving emails from unfamiliar persons and organisation. I would usually just delete the emails without opening the attachments. 
Better update my Norton Security on a regular basis. 

Monday, 26 June 2017


Best friends forever! Need I say more?! :)

Sunday, 25 June 2017


Toasted mochi and ice cream. Simplicity at its best. 

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Despacito - Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee cover

The song, Despacito is just so catchy!
Here is a cover of the song by Boyce Avenue.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Starbucks Frappuccino

Matcha Earl Grey Jelly Frapuccino

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Korea Trip 2017 Update

It has been a few days since we came back from our Korea 2017 trip. It will take me a while to update my blog posts on the trip as I have lots of work to catch up on. Please bear with me. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Catch Up

After going on leave for two weeks, catching up on the emails and following up is no joke! 

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Students' Work Experience

For the coming two weeks, my project is hosting three Sec 4 students from Catholic High School for their Work Experience Programme. We hope it will be a good experience for the boys. 

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

NEW New Notebook & Monitor

In all my years of working at NIE, this is the first time in 13 years that I am getting a brand NEW notebook! I am extremely thrilled! I have always been getting refurbished notebooks (four times over the course of 13 years) and frankly, I am getting tired about the slow speed of those notebooks.

Monday, 5 June 2017

View from 16th Level NLB

The colourful Rocher HDB flats
Can see Tanjong Rhu and Benjamin Sheares Bridge
Can see Suntec Convention Centre and Esplanade
Can see Raffles Hotel and War Memorial Park

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Sleep In

After an intense week of organising the RPIC 2017, I needed my sleep. It was good to sleep in for once! 

Saturday, 3 June 2017

SMSS's 175th Anniversary Green Dot & Homecoming Funfair

Immediately after the talk at NLB in the late morning, I rushed down to Marieann's school, St Margaret's Secondary School for its 175th Anniversary Green Dot and Homecoming Funfair. I wanted to show support to Marieann's school as well as her class stall. I got Marieann to play the game at her class stall on my behalf and I also bought quite a few items, mainly food and a St Margaret's Secondary School drawstring bag. 
Marieann leading the way 

National Library Talk - Four Conversations

I attended a talk at National Library Board (NLB) by Prof Root-Bernstein on "Creativity as an Essential Skill for Future-Readiness". I really enjoyed the talk. Prof Root-Bernstein was one of our Keynoters at recently successfully concluded RPIC 207 held at NIE. 
Photo with Prof Root-Bernstein and Director NLB

Friday, 2 June 2017

Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference 2017 III

It is Day 3 and the final day of RPIC 2017!
The highlights of Day 3 - 
1. Prof David Carr's Keynote Address on Moral Character and Virtues in Education and Teaching
2. Prof Kim Sung-Il's Keynote Address on Interest-based Learning: A New Pedagogical Framework for Future Education
3. Group photo with my team of wonderful RAs and more importantly, they are my friends!
Prof David Carr's Keynote Address
Prof Kim Sung-Il's Keynote Address
My team of wonderful RAs and more importantly, my friends

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference 2017 II

It is Day 2 of RPIC 2017. 
The highlights of Day 2 - 
1. LKY's Educational Legacy and the Challenges of Success Symposium 
2. Keynote by Prof Robert Root-Bernstein on Teaching Creativity in the Classroom
3. Meeting my PhD supervisor, Prof Scott Paris
4. OER Signature Symposium
LKY Symposium
Prof Root-Bernstein's Keynote Address
My PhD supervisor, Prof Scott Paris
OER Signature Symposium