The 9th Life of Louis Drax (Film Review)

Which came first – the over-protective mother or the accident-prone child? Aiden Longworth is the title boy Louis Drax – an intelligent but troubled kid who has an unfortunate annual ritual of getting into near-death experiences. As his mother Natalie, a nostalgic glamour figure played by Sarah Godon, saves him each year, she makes reference…

Sarawak Rising

Emerging from the famous rainforests of Sarawak is a jungle of another kind. Dubbed The Land of the Hornbills, you’ll be hard-pressed to actually sight one of the majestic birds if you ever visit Sarawak, but you might find in its stead, from the other end of the spectrum, a rising destination for MICE events….

Getting Around or Going In Circles?

When Circles was launched earlier this year, I was stoked. Even in the early days, I’ve liked supporting underdogs in monopolised fields. I remember Mr Branson’s Virgin Mobile fondly with their new fangled plans and snazzy stickers. So after being “under the sun” for almost 20 years with nothing to show for it except rising bills and…

The Sound Of A Bomb

Terrorism in Singapore – are we unfazed or unaware? Dominic was a Facebook acquaintance of mine. Well, ex-acquaintance. “Stupid security staff,” he ranted, in a post about his morning’s random bag-check at the MRT. “Can’t even do his job properly. Do I look like a terrorist?” He cursed. To which I asked, “how is a…