Singer-composer Sachiyo

Sachiyo – Songs from the Heart

By Shem B / July 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sachiyo’s Concert – A Song of Life Home – I didn’t understand the words Sachiyo was singing but I understood the emotion. It was a re-arranged Japanese version of the song commissioned for Singapore’s National Day sung for the first time at the Esplanade Recital Studio. When I first heard “Home”, it was during the […]

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Singapore Street Festival 2018 is On!

By Shem B / June 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Last night at Bugis+ Atrium, I attended the launch of the Singapore Street Festival 2018, a yearly community project founded in 2002 by Ms Annie Pek. This year’s theme was YOUTHNIVERSE, focusing on the multipotential global youth.  “Singapore Street Festival (SSF) is a yearly event offering the opportunity for youth to showcase their diverse talents, skills and […]

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How to Travel around Medan and Lake Toba and Not Lose your Mind

By Shem B / February 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Medan and Lake Toba Ah, Indonesia. Though we’ve lived for nearly a decade in Australia, we’ve never once set foot in Indonesia. Truth be told, we didn’t see the appeal of Bali due to it’s party reputation. But if fate wants you to go somewhere, you go. That’s when we ended up in Medan and, […]

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Marina Bay New Year’s Eve Celebration 2017

By Shem B / January 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

New Year 2017 Singapore Celebration We headed out to the Marina Bay for the New Year 2017  Singapore Celebration. Normally, we avoid the crowds for these type of festivities but since it’s a new country and it was to usher in the New Year, we said, “Why not?” The celebration concentrated around the Quays, Clarke […]

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Wine Bonanza: Gourmet Food Tasting

By Shem B / December 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Not just about wines A few days ago, AT Marketing invited me and V to sample the food at Wine Bonanza. I was there during the media launch, imbibed the delicious wines, and tried some of the dishes. This time, the focus was on the modern fusion cuisine. We were given a glass of Christian […]

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