2020 – the year of appreciating life

Despite the government's best efforts, the number of Covid cases in Singapore continues to rise, now driven overwhelmingly by outbreaks in the foreign workers' dormitories. As such, the government has instituted ever tighter restrictions on our movements. I had been primarily working from home already, ever since I returned from LA on March 8. But …

Kayaking for social distancing

Since I last wrote, the world has completely changed. The financial markets are in free fall, many countries have instituted bans on foreigners coming in and mandating that returning residents and citizens quarantine themselves for 14 days. Travel has essentially ground to a halt, and most companies have instituted work from home policies. I couldn't …

Catching the Northern Lights in Greenland

We're from our epic trip kayaking and camping in Greenland (plus a few days' stopover in Copenhagen, where we got to meet with old Sydney-sider friends and feast in some of the best restaurants in the world. Anyway, I've finally downloaded the photos to the large screen and I'm starting to look through some now. …