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You are my Sunshine - Helianthus spp.

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do." - Helen Keller Isn't Sunflower a fascinating and amazing work of nature? It is not only its heliotropism (tendency to face toward the sun) phenomenon that makes Sunflower such an amazing plant, but it is also the multiple purpose and usage we can develop from it. From the sight of Sunflower brightening your day up especially when it is in full bloom with all its colourful glory to as a consumer using sunflower in our oil, snacks and even for our pets in the form of birdseeds. Sunflowers truly deserve to be known as the "happy" flowers making them the perfect gift to bring...

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Fun with Bingo!

Have you heard of Bingo? No. I'm not talking about the Bingo The Doggy nursery song that almost all children enjoy singing.  What is Bingo game? It is a popular game that was first played dating back to mid-1500s in Italy to France and reached America in 1900s.  It is considered as a card game where the game is won when a player is able to complete a pattern on the card with the numbers that are read by a "caller". Many times, prizes are awarded to the winner. In fact, it is a lottery when it first started in 1500s in Italy.  Generally, Bingo is a game of luck and chance with the minimum skill required that can be played by...

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Our 5 Favourite #SG53 Local Icons

Since Singapore’s independence in 1965, she has seen a huge makeover. The old attap houses have been replaced with columns of high rise buildings, while big empty fields are now home to shopping malls bustling with life. In a world where change is the only constant, five things have remained as they are for the past 53 years. And these five things, happen to play significant roles in the lives of many Singaporeans.

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KeepCup Clear-ly the Way to Go!

Many cafes provide disposable coffee cups as a takeaway option for consumers. These cups, however, are lined with plastic polyethene so as to waterproof the cups to contain liquid. Keepcup, an Australia-based reusable cup brand is a good alternative for disposable coffee cups. The estimated lifespan of a KeepCup is four years, but taking good care of it will help in extending its usable life, which also means you can potentially reduce more waste! 

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