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.
Tan Yanrong reflects on the Fellow’s Tea with the chic funeral director Angjolie Mei who has changed the funeral industry in Singapore.
Marshall Too reflects on the changing dynamics in Tembusu after an 18-month absence.
Reuben ruminates on what three artworks about mental illness and suicide can tell us about art and mental health.
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.
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.