To all my Chinese students who are celebrating New Year tomorrow, 恭喜发财! 😀 Yes, I scripted the Chinese characters myself in the picture above: thanks to my Chinese primary school background! It’s amazing how a language stays with you after 35 years of having left primary school. And this is why I always emphasise the […]Read more "Happy Year of the Rooster 2017!"
Here’s wishing everyone, especially all IELTS students, a happy, productive year ahead and may you have much success in your academic endeavours!Read more "Happy 2017!"
Maal Hijrah, which is also called Awal Muharram, is an important day for Muslims. It falls on the first day of Muharram on every Muslim calender year, which is the first day of the Muslim calender. The meaning of Maal Hijrah in English is migration. On this day, Muslims remember Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon […]Read more "Happy New Year!"
Today is a special day for millions of Muslims around the world. Let me take this opportunity to wish everyone, especially my Muslim readers, a peaceful and blessed Eid!Read more "Eid-ul-Adha Mubarak!"
I made my signature Pineapple Jam Tarts a few hours ago in my last minute preparation effort to welcome Eid-ul-Fitr 2014. To my Muslim readers, have a happy and blessed Eid! Until next time!Read more "Eid Mubarak!"
If you have a Facebook account, you will notice that there is a new feature called Look Back which marks their 10th birthday. I have been using it for the past four years now and it has been a great tool for me to keep in touch with family and friends wherever I am in […]Read more "IELTS Listening Practice: Facebook’s 10th Anniversary"
Here’s wishing all my Muslim readers a very happy and blessed Eid wherever you are in the world!Read more "Eid Mubarak!"
I’ve always been very interested in learning about other cultures and this is what has fuelled my passion in becoming an English teacher and travelling around the world in the first place. To meet new people and learn more. Most of my current students are from Japan and this week, a lot of people will […]Read more "Obon Festival"
Here’s wishing all my Singapore friends and readers a Happy 48th National Day! I hope you’re all enjoying the long double-dose holiday weekend! Image: http://ndp.org.sg/about-ndp13/Read more "Happy National Day!"
After what seems to be a long silence of welcoming the excitement of Ramadan with family, neighbours and friends as well as having to deal with internet connectivity problems, I am happy to say that I will be appearing more regularly now that I have also completed one of my assignments for my Masters degree […]Read more "Eid Mubarak!"