One of the things I love most about living overseas is learning about the local holidays. This has certainly been the case in Asia, where there are no western counterparts to many celebrations. The most intriguing I’ve come across is the Hungry Ghost Festival, celebrated among Chinese people across Asia on the 15th day of […]
Exploring Old Penang For those interested in the colonial history of Singapore and Malaysia, a trip to Penang is a delight. The oldest British settlement in Southeast Asia, Penang was ceded to Francis Light on behalf of the British East India Company in 1786. In return for the island, Light agreed to provide military protection […]
My passion (obsession?) for tropical leafs and plants continues. Here are some of my latest photos, taken at the Singapore Botanic Garden after a heavy rainfall this morning.