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Arrows and Oranges
Arrows and Oranges
This one is for the lovers. Valentine's Day and Chap Goh Meh have the same end game in sight. Singles watch out for mandarin oranges and Cupid's arrows.
Trekking By Numbers: Easy To DON’T!
Trekking By Numbers: Easy to DON’T!
The intrepid Valerie Valberg-Yeoh hits the trails and drains as she explores Singapore off the beaten path. She ranks the treks along the Central Corridor, to help you as you consider your options while navigating the island’s green terrain: From the easy Bukit TImah Nature Reserve to the daunting Clementi Forest.
Learning Origami as a Hobby
Learning Origami As A Hobby
Put your folding skills to the test with origami. From cranes to bugs and Yoda, these Japanese sculptures challenge your motor skills and creativity; a great way to keep the brain engaged.
Getting Creative With Tech
Getting Creative with Tech
Creative Technology is much more than Sound Blaster and the Zen player. Its late founder, Sim Wong Hoo had a long-term vision that mapped out how technology could sound way better than what was available.
Donkey Fatt Choy!!
Donkey Fatt Choy!!
When relatives drop in unannounced, en masse, it makes Sylvia Toh see red. All those unexpected ang pows flying out of hand, along with food and her precious vase!
The Many Phases of Michelle Yeoh
The Many Phases of Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh’s win at the Golden Globes is a big win for Asian women in film and also sends a strong message about the role of silvers not just on the silver screen, but in the working world.
Great Ocean Road Views
Great Ocean Road Views
Escape the clutches of the city and enjoy nature at its stunning finest along the Great Ocean Road. Just 2 hours out of Melbourne, you enjoy relaxing views and activities that connect you with nature.
Titbits about Lunar New Year Snacks
Titbits about Lunar New Year Snacks
It's time to trot out the Lunar New Year goodies, but what do bak kwa and shrimp rolls symbolise? And how much more would you be willing to pay for your favourite snacks? Jasmine Adams does the legwork for you.
Which Diet will Work for You?
Which Diet will Work for You?
Is all that festive bingeing bringing on the bulges? Maybe it’s time to get exercising and start dieting. Jasmine Adams explores Intermittent Fasting, the Keto diet and draws some weighty conclusions.
Elevated Flat Epiphanies
Elevated Flat Epiphanies
Growing up in a four-storey government flat meant your neighbours’ problems could also become yours. Some problems are so epic, they become epiphanies for Sylvia Toh, who then writes about them. Luckily, some names not mentioned…
5 Fitness YouTubers to Follow
5 Fitness YouTubers to Follow
Looking to get active? You don’t have to do it alone. Here are some Youtubers to follow so you can get up and get moving from the comfort of your home!
A Year Well Lived?
A Year Well Lived?
A new year brings with it new challenges and opportunities. While we look forward to them, we don’t often reflect on how well we lived the year that we are leaving behind. Here’s a survey that will help you find out how you’ve fared this year, and it could help you towards a better year ahead.
Which Electric Vehicle Is For You?
Which Electric Vehicle is for you?
Which electric vehicle suits your style? As more electric vehicles are introduced into the market, we are getting a wide variety of EVs to choose from. Kannan Chandran reviews the Audi e-tron S Sportback and rates some of the models you can choose from.
3-generation Family Fun on The High Seas
3-generation Family Fun On The High Seas
A cruising holiday allows you to do your own thing, or interact as a 3-generationa family, if you wish. Cruise ships offer a host of activities that will appeal to a wide range of passengers.
Games Silvers Play
Games Silvers Play
Computer games are great no matter how old you are. With your smartphone or device you can explore new worlds, play with friends or strangers and while away the time while sharpening your mind and strategic thinking. Haven’t you always wanted to be the ruler of your domain?
Compare It! Panettone & Pandoro For Christmas
Compare It! Panettone & Pandoro For Christmas
It’s the season for gifting and dining, and now that parties are in full swing, what’s a gift that will be well-received? The Italian confections — panettone and pandoro — are becoming fast favourites. Jasmine Adams compares some brands and whips up her own.
Many Winners in this World Cup
Many Winners in this World Cup
While Lionel Messi finally won the trophy that has eluded him, there were other winners in a tournament that was decided by an amazing game that saw plenty of goals, dramas and heart ache in the desert.
Becoming the X-factor Girl
Becoming the X-factor Girl
Sylvia is ready for a good fight, provided it doesn’t involve weapons. She’ll happily lash you with her tongue and ensure the wrongs are righted and the cowards are sent cowering. And she has a suitable name for herself, too.
Greece - Exceeding Expectations
Greece – Exceeding Expectations
If you’re looking for a holiday destination that offers history, food, culture and adventure, Greece offers a range of options. Here’s a quick exploration of Athens and sites near the Greek capital, Delphi and Corinth.
Holiday Driving Tips
Holiday Driving Tips
Before you hit the road in your rental car, take some time to familiarise yourself with your vehicle and your environment. Here are some driving tips for your next overseas road trip.
Festive Feasting under $100
Festive Feasting under $100
At this time of year, the dining options are so plentiful, you don’t know where to begin. Let us help you with some of our favourite choices.
Cool Tech Gifts For Silvers
Cool Tech Gifts For Silvers
If you don’t want another pair of socks or a handkerchief this gifting season, here are some fun items you might want your family and friends to consider getting for you.
More World Cup Dramas Ahead?
More World Cup Dramas Ahead?
It’s been a wonderful World Cup of unexpected results with once dominant teams like Germany and Belgium getting the boot. Will there be more shocks as the tournament in Qatar enters the knockout stages?
Travelling Highs and Lows
Travelling Highs and Lows
Lacking the necessary sea legs, Paik Choo choo-choos across Europe for champagne and the chance to be the first to cross the line in 100 days, emulating the feat of Champagne Charlie in the 1800s.
Acting For Seniors
Acting For Seniors
It’s never too late to discover your acting talents. Instead of watching the stars on the big or small screen or onstage, how about giving yourself a chance to share the spotlight? Veteran thespian Remesh Panicker has some useful pointers.
Badminton Master Strokes
Badminton Master Strokes
If you’re wondering if badminton is a sport for silvers, Jose da Rosa Jr sets you on the right track. A latecomer to the game, he has nevertheless joined the professional ranks.