I’ll give a C+ to our School’s Grading system

My eldest daughter have always had difficulties with her studies. She tries very hard and it gets frustrating at times, but somehow “her grades don’t commensurate with her efforts” according to a recent report we got from her school after her Primary 6 form teacher intervened. She is dyslexic. I started reading up on what being dyslexic really means… Dyslexia is a type of specific learning difficulty… that primarily affects…

Singapore Nation Day Songs 2014

Happy 49th Birthday Singapore. This year there will be no official National Day song, but what that means is that there is an opportunity to do a great one next year (SG50) and for anyone to do one this year. So net net, we might get more songs this year. Here are a few Songs that have surfaced and I’ll add more to this post when I find them. Do…

OCBC Cycle Singapore 2014

I’ve been wanting to go for OCBC Cycle for the longest time, but almost every year it clashed with work travels. This year WHOO HOO I managed to go for it. My brother have done it twice and it’s great that we can do this 40km together. He is on a mountain bike and i’m on a foldie. I’ve been to many mass runs before, but I have to say…

WPP StreamAsia 2014

I had the privilege to attend the by invitation only StreamAsia 2014 unconference which happened at the Berjaya Langkawi Resort in Malaysia. Named by WIRED as ‘one of the world’s best tech conferences’ and described as the ‘Bilderberg of Advertising’ by the Guardian, Stream is the WPP unconference. The key of any unconference is participation and I went prepared with a bunch of carrots and Makey Makeys to share how…

Decision Making at an Epic Scale

We are all made up of our decisions. Where we want to go, what we want to do, who we want to spend time with. Should I take a left, should I go faster, should I stop. Should I buy this, should I study, what should I study. Should I hang out with these people, should I respond this way to this person, is she the one? The more decisions…