JY7 Podcast #2 (part 3): How do men fall in love?

This is a transcript of Podcast #2 that I made on Instagram: @potatopaikia, in which I shared my thoughts for the following question: We all know women are complex creatures when it comes to falling in love. But what about men? Let us hear you talk about how men fall in love. My answer: I’d like…

JY7 Podcast #2 (part 1): What is a SportSG Ambassador?

This is a transcript of Podcast #2 that I made on Instagram: @potatopaikia, in which I shared my thoughts for the following question: What is a Sport Singapore (SportSG) brand ambassador, and how can I apply for it? My answer: The SportSG brand ambassadors is a group of individuals comprising national athletes (past and present),…

Chinese New Year Gourmet Burgers?

What do you do when you are invited to try out the latest food creation in town? Ask your foodie friend and resident food expert along to check it out of course! And that’s exactly what happened today. Jannah and I were at  HANS IM GLÜCK earlier to try out their limited edition Chinese New…

Rolling back the years in Koh Samui

“Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” – Anonymous And then there were three. Our usual group, which started off with five brothers making its first overseas trip to Bintan in 2007, has dwindled over time – four made the trip to Phuket in June 2014, and this time only…

Melaka weekend getaway

So I realised it’s been exactly two months since I last blogged about anything, and now that I finally have some free time on my hands it’s time to catch up on my blog! Warning: This blog post contains plenty of food pictures, read on an empty stomach at your own risk. For those of…

Filming of Singapore Tennis Festival Online Commercial

I’m still feeling the after effects of some pretty intense filming for the Singapore Tennis Festival over the last two days. More specifically I can’t really feel my arms and legs, but that was probably because we had a shortage of manpower to move some pretty heavy equipment across film locations. LOL. The weather over…

Built for resilience

*The views and opinions expressed in this post are purely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Sport Singapore. I reckon it’s always a great idea to start off each day practising gratitude. So for me, amidst what has been an insane work schedule the past three…

My KL2017 in pictures

It’s been a while since my last blog post. Not exactly in the mood to write much at the moment, plus I’m falling sick, so here’s hoping pictures can tell most of the story for me instead. If you just want to read the lighter and funnier stuff, scroll down to the section titled “Lighter Moments”….

Integrating the many versions of self

It’s been a while. While work has been hectic the last six weeks, I am beginning to understand the purpose of where I am at this point in my life, and how each experience I have been through has brought me here. Whereas previously on this journey I struggled with fully accepting myself and my…

More than just football on offer

So I had the privilege of having a sneak peek at what’s cooking in Kallang Wave Mall earlier this afternoon. As part of the overall celebrations of the inaugural Singapore Football Week, the mall’s atrium area, as well as OCBC Square and the Sports Hub’s Visitor Centre were given nice makeovers in line with the…

On growth, guilt and escapism

I remember about a year ago during one of my monthly sessions with Lance at Kingsmead, that we broached on the topic of relationships across seasons. Back then I was struggling with a transition between seasons. I had just come off the back of a full year of spiritual highs and consolations. And no, my…