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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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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Day of Adventure enroute to the Singapore Writers Festival

By Shem B / November 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

“Sorry, I can’t watch Thor: Ragnarok with you in the morning.” H tried to hide his disappointment. Thor was a big deal. IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes both rated the movie highly. “What about in the evening after your event?”   I thought about it. If you’ve been reading my blog, you’d know that I try […]

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Ganbanyoku: Heat and Healing on a Slab of Stone

By Shem B / November 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

Would I lie on a slab of heated stone for 30-60 minutes? I pondered over this question for about 2 minutes. I’m a believer in trying everything at least once, except in certain cases, and I have had heated stone massage before; therefore, my hesitation lasted for as long as it took me to google […]

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