Honouring Ancestors (& Friendship)

Honouring Khoo Phee Soon: A Tale of Unlikely Friendships    This post is a special report on the unlikely and meaningful friendships forged by the community of Bukit Brown on the Facebook page. Over the past few months, friendships have been made virtually, some reinforced in person. Alex Lim and Anna De Lataulade have not met in real life, but share a bond as their ancestors are buried in the same vicinity. Anna, who visited Singapore in December 2011, lives [...]

Bukit Brown: Destination Park

The Nature Society sent the following letter to the Straits Times on April 6, 2012: Bukit Brown Should be a Destination Park OUR position is to recommend to the relevant authorities that Bukit Brown be made into a public or heritage park for the benefit of all Singaporeans, not just for nature lovers or nature romantics (‘Don’t get carried away by biodiversity’ by Mr Heng Cho Choon; last Saturday).   Bukit Brown should retain its natural and cultural values and be [...]