Uncluttered

Many would automatically associate being a minimalist to that of white spaces, high ceilings, monotones etc. Well, that’s probably just the aesthetics of it but one of the most important factor is to unclutter and declutter. When Dave and I first started out this journey, it was a lot of trial and error. A lot…

March 2018 – Monthly Update

March is the month that our little baby, Ashton turns 4 months old. With his bubbly expressions and chubby face, everyone seems to think that he is the cutest baby around (Daddy pride here speaking). Ally also loves her baby brother a lot and even proclaimed numerous times that she will introduce her brother to…

The pursuit of happiness

Is happiness a choice or a matter of circumstance? Another one of those feel-good philosophical question that perhaps have been discussed a gazillion times in other articles and posts. There is also a movie and book with the same title (although I think that’s more of a realistic, inspiring, yet brutally honest account of an…

Random thoughts of the day – A different life (part 1)

I chanced upon a post by Sillyinvestor and the subsequent commentary between him and his readers and it hit me strongly. Perhaps because I think it kind of reflected my situation then. By way of background, Sillyinvestor is a primary school teacher in Singapore and his latest blogpost chronicles some of the issues and challenges of…

Feb 2018 – Monthly Update

February is the month that Kate and I celebrated our birthdays which falls on the same day. How coincidental is that even though we are three years apart. Ashton also celebrated his very first Chinese New Year with us and I guess he is the centre of attraction for all our visiting done this year.…