Study hard. Attend a local university. Clinch a stable and well-paying office job. That would’ve been enough for most people. Not Joshua Leong, who gave up everything to pursue the niche craft of bespoke shoemaking. Now at the top of his game, we sit down with him and his closest confidante, Ca
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
Most of us lament having to travel to far flung places such as Jurong and Tampines for work. Then there are Singaporeans like Ali, whose daily 5 hour commute entails travelling via car, ferry, and train. If there’s anyone who understands the true value of time, it is this man.
Thanks to modern spending habits, many of us can admit to barely scraping by if life throws curveballs when we least expect it. On a visit back to her childhood home, Ziyu obtains pearls of financial wisdom from her 88-year-old grandma, who had to scrimp hard just to raise a family and eventually
Do you have a happy place? Life threw a curveball at Qian Yin, who became wheelchair-bound after a severe leukaemia relapse. She’s constantly reminded of the what-ifs and lost possibilities. But when she dons her life jacket and heads out to sea with the wind in her hair, the parasailor knows she’s
First impressions matter. Especially for folks who can’t help looking the way they look. Every time Josh meets someone new, they seem more interested in his vision impairment than him as a person. As he pushes for other traits to define his personal identity, Josh doesn’t want your help or pi
Amongst Us Would you trust your future to be told via an email report? Or would you think it’s a scam? As an ancient divinity technique, Ba Zi (八字) was first devised to forecast disasters and find opportunities for success. Today, Sean has modernised the same philosophies to preserve this sacred art o
You know the debate about whether creatives are born, or made? Meet Ammar. He’s living proof that stardom is innate. In a world designed for able-bodied people, where we often have expectations about how people with disabilities should fit into society, Ammar vows that he won’t be your sob story.
As more Singaporeans seek to adopt a furry companion, a noticeable rise in pet abandonment and abuse cases indicates a growing need for animal welfare. An independent animal rescue volunteer, Wati’s life revolves around advocating for responsible pet ownership, as she strives to find the foreve