1,349 words by 5 writers in Singapore, Leigh-on-Sea & elsewhere

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walking, Sunshine, Cafe Views

Pico Iyer talked last year at the Singapore Writers Festival about how one could have travel experiences even within one's own city simply by going to a new neighborhood.

by Peter Morgan

Singapore — I was in an air-conditioned taxi talking to a colleague and only dimly aware of where we were. Suddenly I knew we were close to where I was going to get out and could easily walk whereas the driver would have to navigate a series of one-way streets. When I stepped out of the air conditioned cab and onto the curb suddenly I was surrounded by office workers all, it seemed to me, cheerfully having l...

#100HappyDays, Sunshine, reflection

Day 82 #100HappyDays: Selfie reflection

by So-Shan Au

Surbiton — Finally the sun shone today, and summer looks like it might be on it’s way. Well, it is the first of June so you’d expect some nice weather by now. Yes, I’m ever the optimist - I have heard the weathe...

Work stories, startups, Sunshine

Well, it's not that bad. Not that bad at all...

by Aafke Mertens

Amsterdam — I was pretty jealous by some pictures here at Hi.. people working in the sun and yummy food… My day has been a combination of relaxing and annoying moments. 10am: Packing my things and passport, w...

#100HappyDays, Regent's Park, Sunshine

Day 2 #100HappyDays: (Sun) Bathers

by So-Shan Au

London — I had many moments of happiness to choose from today: a morning meeting at the Southbank and enjoying the lovely view of the Thames; my ‘Oranges and Lemons’ print order arriving from the London Transp...

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