Alvin reflects on Bukit Brown

  Theatre practitioner, Alvin Tan visits Bukit Brown for the first time and shares his impressions and reflections on where he sees its place in the Singapore story – past, present and future It began with a text message: Jasmine alerts me to a Bukit Brown walk (Saturday 14 April 2012) on SMS: Hi all, Any one up for a stroll through Bukit Brown this Saturday morning 14th APRIL from 9am to 11-ish? The good volunteer peeps of the Heritage [...]

Preservation and the Soul of Nation

From Catherine: I wrote this almost 5 years ago for The Straits Times. It seems to stand the test of time Preservation and the soul of a nation Catherine Lim Suat Hong, For The Straits Times, 17 July 2007 (c) 2007 Singapore Press Holdings Limited MY FAMILY home, the National Stadium and an 80-year-old tree that was just felled over the weekend – in my mind they are all connected, and at three levels of engagement, from the personal, to [...]