Such is Joy

finding the things in life that bring us happiness

See Them Smile

    I’m reminded time and again that there’s always a reason to smile – come what may. Gratitude paints little smiley faces on everything it touches  ~ Richelle E. … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Of Skin and Paper

At a recent exhibition at the Yeo Workshop called, A Drawing Show, four artists (Ian Woo, Jaitip Jaidee, Wong Lip Chin and Boedi Widjaja) presented their works using various mediums … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sayeth Ralph

  It’s funny how I used to find it such a torture to read Emerson in my twenties. He was my lecturer’s ultimate hero. I’d sit by the corner of class … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oh Lovely Day!

        ‘I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · Leave a comment


We find plenty of reasons to celebrate during our lifetime. Birthdays, engagements, weddings, graduation, launches and even break-ups! Life can be such an endless party and everyday a cause for … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · Leave a comment


A reckless little boy laughing at the slumbering lady Norma Jean sighing at the demise of a once revered empire Cuddly pink pandas oogling at the silken asian beauty A tired psychedlic hippo wishing … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Keeping Up with Tradition

Shopping for groceries during the Chinese Lunar New Year season is not easy…. Firstly, you need the sharp and attentive skills of an F1 driver to meander through super busy … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Journaling Japan

*Happy New Year, folks!* We hope that 2014 will bring you great health, happiness, love and inspiration! Speaking of inspiration, we were very inspired by a unique art-cum-travel exhibition that … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tis the Season

~Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles. – Author Unknown~      

December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Apron Tales

I was delighted to catch Neighbourgood’s Goodcraft exhibition a few weeks back paying hommage to this humble attire. The team at Ampulets brought together a fantastic group of artists and … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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