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Taylor, look what you made an old fan do.

They start off pure and innocent, starry-eyed and ready to take on the world. Their career begins and they ascend slowly but surely. Eventually, they release that one song which lights the afterburner of their careers and they are thrust into gargantuan fame. Yet fame is fickle. And so slowly, they lose control. They descend […]

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Good ol’ days before today’s pop music

As I was writing this article, the song ‘Rock And Roll’ by Led Zeppelin aptly played on Spotify:   It’s been a long time since I rock and rolled, It’s been a long time since I did the Stroll. Ooh, let me get it back, let me get it back, Let me get it back, […]

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Daenerys Should Not Be Queen Of The Seven Kingdoms.

Game of Thrones may be taxonomically listed next to Lord of the Rings or Eragon as masterpieces from the genre of medieval high fantasy, but it vandalises the tropes found in historical high fantasy since Tolkien wrote The Lord of the Rings. Where Tolkien and Lewis imagined knights and noble crusaders, the people holding political […]

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Tembusu Tuesdays Alumni Reunion: Salima

The Tembusu Tuesdays interview series aims to reconnect Tembusu with its alumni by learning about their current endeavours and having them share their wealth of experience with current Tembusians.   How did you find your experiences living here in Tembusu? Being in Tembusu was one of the best experiences of my life. It was a […]

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Pass the Paper Please (One-Sentence Game)

Pass the Paper Please is Treehouse’s attempt to recreate the traditional One-Sentence game within Tembusu College. This is each house’s attempt and take on their own house animal.

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Talking Funny: Laughter, Comedy, and Other Serious Matters

In the aftermath of his Arts Week performance, Wei Xiang offers a few thoughts on comedy, and reflects on the importance of laughter.