24 Nov 2015

It's a real joy bringing students out to experience the great outdoors: trekking through the dense rainforest, abseiling from ancient caves, crossing suspension bridges, interacting with the aboriginal orang asli, learning to use the blowpipe -- all while guiding stude...

6 Sep 2015

A big thank-you to Ethos Books (and in particular Kah Gay and Mr Fong Hoe Fang) for their generous support to From Walden to Woodlands! (I recited my poem during the celebrations!)


 [Photo Credit: Aaron Lee]


14 Jul 2015

Prof Edwin Thumboo: "The whole business of poetry is to say more with less."




11 Sep 2014

Reading English novels as a child, I used to wonder what scones tasted like. They sounded especially scrumptious because I had never tried them—a deprivation relieved only when a teacher once brought me and a few others to Goodwood Park Hotel for high tea. Like my tast...

4 Dec 2013

Honoured to have spoken with Sir Geoffrey Hill, Oxford Professor of Poetry, after his lecture on 'Poetry and "the Democracy of the Dead"' (which was sharp and rigorous but also peppered with humour)!

8 Jul 2013

Here's the speech I delivered as valedictorian of the NUS University Scholars Programme (USP) in 2013.

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