The Courage to Say Goodbye

As the journeys of some Tembusians reach their conclusions, hastened by a coronavirus outbreak, Ng Chia Wee reflects on what it truly means to have the courage to say goodbye.

(Un)Dead Links: Fellow’s Tea with Funeral Director Ms Angjolie Mei

Tan Yanrong reflects on the Fellow’s Tea with the chic funeral director Angjolie Mei who has changed the funeral industry in Singapore.

What I Found Coming Back

Marshall Too reflects on the changing dynamics in Tembusu after an 18-month absence.

Art and Mental Health

Reuben ruminates on what three artworks about mental illness and suicide can tell us about art and mental health.

An Exchange (Mis)Adventure: When You Lose Almost Everything

Not all exchanges go smoothly. Ryan Quek recounts a trip to Spain during his exchange where he loses almost all his belongings, and he shares tips on how to deal with such an ordeal, or better still, avoid such a predicament.

4 Observations from Visiting North Korea in 2013

The article aims to shed some light on this hermit nation- the DPRK (“North Korea”). Instead of a day-to-day account of my 8-day trip to North Korea that will probably bore everyone, with the benefit of hindsight, I believe that the key takeaways can be distilled into 4 significant and interesting observations.