Some ball-jointed doll collectors say that their dolls are a reflection of their personalities. We speak to Mei An, who suffers from anxiety attacks. When she wakes up at night in a panic, she looks over at her dolls and feels reassured. They tell her that everything will be OK. That they’ll get through it together. That if they can stand up, she can stand up, too.
After all, isn’t everyone’s story a work in progress?
Amongst Us If you were 60, successful, and single, would you still look for love? Addie has earned himself a name as a prominent figure in Singapore’s fashion and nightlife scene. Running the now closed Taboo nightclub since the ’90s has been his claim to fame—but the limelight has also scared potential s
Amongst Us Many people associate witchcraft with Satanism, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. For Nara, who was once outcasted by peers, being a witch is more than just about charms and hexes. It has given her the gift of feeling comfortable in her own skin. Because of this, she realises that some
Walking on fire may seem dangerous to most, but for devotees at the Sri Mariamman Temple, it is a sacred reminder of what being human really means. Every year during Theemithi, they walk across a fire pit to give their thanksgiving to the goddess Drowpathai. Vimen, a longtime volunteer at the tem
Amongst Us ‘I look very ugly, so when I go to the street, people look at me weirdly, like, “This guy is bloody ugly, needs plastic surgery”.’ For HardwareZone user @LocalITGuy who identifies as a BBFA (Bui Bui Forever Alone), being confident about his physical appearance has been a daily struggle. B
Taking away or ordering in our food has become second nature since most of us have started working from home, and of course, we need some way to carry them: plastic bags. Thousands of them. This increased consumption has raised some concerns, with many criticizing the usage of plastic. But at th
n line with the adage, “New Year, New Me”—the annual decluttering of our wardrobe is here, but have you ever wondered where the old clothes we leave out for recycling go to? Our host Nate visits a recycling warehouse, where we take a look at what items people usually hand over to our karang
What happens when you take a young chef out of the kitchen and ship them over to an offshore island? You get an appetite for adventure, cultural history, and (of course) food. Having nothing to do with venerated saints, the island of Sekijang had its original name misheard and mispronounced by
What happens when you take a young chef out of the kitchen and ship them over to an offshore island? You get an appetite for adventure, cultural history, and (of course) food. Located less than 6km off the mainland is an island steeped in spirituality, ancient myths and… turtles. Chef Nurul Ain