A Brief Review of 2016


I'm writing this post and I'm thinking about Seasons of Love. This song really nailed the question swimming at the back of my head: how do you measure a year? As fast as 2016 sped by (I realise my last post was in September - eeps!), it also felt like a very wide year. Somehow, I feel like I was … [Read more...]

Squirky Book #3 Wins Crystal Kite Award


[This post is adapted from my frenzied FB update after we heard the news.] “The Adventures of Squirky the Alien #3: Who is the Red Commander?” has won this year’s Crystal Kite Award (Middle East/India/Asia division)! The annual Crystal Kite Award is given by the Society of Children’s Book … [Read more...]

A Quick Review of 2014


  Another year ends. There was less "real" (i.e. paid properly) work as I launched three (!) books this year. Interestingly enough, the paid work was pretty challenging and there were many new things to learn from Singapore's pre-colonial history to e-commerce to learning how to bathe an … [Read more...]