The Doritos-Palm Oil Nexus. Whut?!

When I saw this video (below), I was like “Dayummmmm..” I mean what’s a party without a bowl of Doritos? That convenient [read: LAZY] option to just grab from the store to entertain guests or bring to a pot luck gathering. The solution: Just gotta be a bit more creative and try healthier options then… […]

Apply now for WIEF Young Fellows 2014

The World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) invites applications for its 2014 WIEF Young Fellows programme from 18-24 June in Manila. Who can apply? Fresh graduates, young entrepreneurs, civil society leaders, community workers, researchers, junior professionals, artists, creative change makers who are between the ages of 20 and 30, and have a seed of an idea […]

Launch of the Faith & Nature Eco-Guide!

If you’re in Singapore on the 8 February 2014, do come for the Launch of Faith & Nature: An Eco-Guide to Greening Faith Communities. This eco-guide is a must have to equip faith and community organisations with the necessary tools on how to operationalise environmental ethics and principles. The event will also have an inter-faith […]

FiTree’s First Green Iftar

It was barely a couple of weeks ago when I first heard about FiTree and their plans to organise a couple of Green Iftars during the month of Ramadan  — on the 15th and 27th July 2013. “OH YES!!! Finally, more Singapore Muslims are actively thinking and doing their bit for the environment.” Green Iftars […]

Shout-out to folks on the hazy concrete island.

Hello fellow countrymen and women, As of about an hour ago, the PSI has hit 152 – the highest level since 2006. While I understand this is a concern to many on the island, here are my two cents worth on the issue:- 1) Please quit living in a bubble and come to terms with […]

DIY Duit Raya/Eidyah envelope. Sukses!!

You know that feeling when you just HAVE to do something? This was one of them. Having been inspired by the Origami envelope video, I just had to try out making Eid envelopes by recycling (or rather upcycling) some old newspaper. Grabbed some paint and stencils from good ol’ Bras Basah complex, and those creative […]

A Girly Green Iftar

Me: “I’m having a Green Iftar on National Day, and you’re welcome to come. We’ll be breaking our fast with all things vegetarian.” Cousin:”Huh?! Where’s the meat? No meat, sure pengsan (faint), lah!” Well,  no we didn’t pengsan. I’m glad that I finally got a chance to do a little green iftar with a few […]