Neuroscience and Learning

An interesting take by Dr. Julia Sperling, a McKinsey Partner and neuroscientist debunks ‘neuromyths’ that have found their way into how we think about learning and leadership development. I have always been fascinated at how I took up Chinese ink painting at a late stage in my life(during my 40s) and how the fascination with…

Orchids (兰)

“若无清风吹,香气为谁发”。唐。李白。#lessonpreparation

Xmas Trees and houses

I have always wanted to paint Xmas scene with snow and a random house or two. Here are two of my interpretations on instagram:

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Don’t you love it..the end of year feeling? The time to relax and wind down. To take stock and think through what you have done and NOT done for the year? I love the cool air in Singapore at the end of the year. The rainy spells and dreamy days where many of my friends…

Farewell 2017, Welcome 2018

As the year draws to a close, what are your thoughts? If you are like me, you wonder what happened to those days, yes 365 of them, and why is it that 2017 fly by so quickly? As I venture into 2018, may I stay focused and remember to 留白 (make room) for the most…

Blessed Xmas! 

A quick doodle while waiting for the church service to start…With the colors added in at home. 

A wonderful read for the year

It was a chance encounter that a friend sent me a link to a YouTube video. Curious I went to listen to the YouTube and was hooked. Another chance Watsapp by a friend revealed that this book was available for loan at NLB. Whoa! I was really into ebooks and to be able to read…

Ommmph!

Self care is getting more important these days, the main reason being that the modern human being living in the city rushes from appointment to appointment trying to get more mileage out of the day. It took me a while to “detox” from this idea that more is better. Slowing down, getting to know people…

A new chapter!

Come Monday, I will be moving on to a full time teaching position at Republic Polytechnic Centre for Educational Development. What are some of the lessons learnt (I hope!) of the almost 10 years I spent away from a full time teaching position in an educational institution when I started OURF consultancy with a fellow…

It’s a wrap! Mongolia: Affinity 缘 Art Exhibition

Tearing down today for the art exhibition. Happy that 8 paintings were bidded for the exhibition to help raise funds and awareness for children from World Vision Mongolia and 2 sold for my visually impaired students. Some pix taken at the tearing down today. It was a happy note that NUSS staff remarked that the…