For the Love of Making

For the Love of Making

With a love for making and Mother Earth, Shiying started senkoubou (錢工房), a made-to-order leather atelier that takes inspiration from everyday thi...

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To Behold Beauty

To Behold Beauty

She is without any halo, but she has victory scars that tell of a battle won in spirit. If one may add, beautifully. Jolyn Kari Ng, founder of loca...

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In Writing about Life

In Writing about Life

Typewriter in hand, Dave Tai of Haiku Fever takes it to the streets in search of stories and haiku writing. He willingly listens to anyone’s story,...

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In Praise of Little

In Praise of Little

She is slow in a fast world, unhurried in a hurried world, contented in a demanding world. That is her Lyttle Space, a space she has imagined in he...

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Victory of a Different Kind

Victory of a Different Kind

Words associated with the Singaporean definition of success are always about career, properties and money. For Alvin Chan, who traversed the less-t...

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Weaving Tomorrow's Disciples

Weaving Tomorrow's Disciples

From some angles, she mimics the disciples we see in kungfu films and apprenticeship documentaries. We learn from Si Ying, explorer and maker of ma...

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Over Tea and Bak Kut Teh

Over Tea and Bak Kut Teh

The test is not about time, but about spirit. Holding fast to the belief that tea breeds conversation among individuals, Kenry Peh, at the helm of ...

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All Who Ever Have

All Who Ever Have

At Hvala, we too have a dream — that one day, through tea and art, we can better the world. But it is impossible for us to realise that dream on ou...

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Bursting the Bubble

Bursting the Bubble

With the boom of bubble tea, people's perception of tea has been diluted, if not skewed. Bursting the bubble is a look at what it means to consider...

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Lao Sher

Lao Sher

The changing times may have taken many things from him, but the courage to dream is not one of them. Founder of Lao Sher, an established tea house ...

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Ways to Reuse Tea Leaves

Ways to Reuse Tea Leaves

From smelling great, cleaning well, adding nutritious boost for plants, being beauty hacks to adding extra taste, reused tea leaves are a great way...

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