Surprising Contrasts

There I am minding my footfall on the rocky slightly uneven trail when a unlikely flash of red stops me dead. On the usually quiet way from Dairy Farm Nature Park to Zhenghua Nature Park is a digger doing its work.
It occurs to me that the idea of refurbishing nature is quite funny, and not a little ironical.  But I suppose with rain and erosion, it is necessary to keep our trails well-maintained for safety reasons. Still. It is just an interesting contrast in sight & thought.

This is my contribution to Debbie’s One-Word Sunday challenge: Contrast

Voyage through the Stars

I have been reminded time and again how mind-expanding & soul-nourishing travel is for the soul. Whether we physically go to another locale, or watch a movie, or read a book, or view art that transports us elsewhere, it is a joy & delight to immerse ourselves in a different world.

The above installation is called Good Fortune, and forms part of the iLight Singapore Festival.  As a bit of a science fiction geek in my youth, it gives me warm fuzzies to walk under it as it forms a celestial canopy over the Elgin Bridge Underpass along the Singapore River.

This is my contribution to Debbie‘s One Word Sunday challenge.

The Changing Seasons: October 2018

It has been an eventful month, filled with music & literary events, peppered with crafty endeavours, visits with friends, good food shared. And yet, instead of being exhausted, I feel quite exhilarated. I owe this energy in part to new iron supplements; the old ones made me a little sick, so I took them sporadically. This new formulation seems to sit well with me, and hence, more energy to keep going! Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: October 2018”