Profile (written in the first person) of Dr Kumaran Rasappan, who climbed Mount Everest for a worthy cause. This is a story I wrote for Lifewise Magazine, a publication of the National Healthcare Group and produced by Mediacorp Customised Publishing. Click on the link to view the full article: High Hopes.
I think of all the different types of articles I write, I love doing profiles the most. Even a simple one like this can be quite interesting — the process of meeting an interviewee, whether famous or not, getting them to open up, and finding out what makes their story tick — it’s a rush. With this story, I loved the opening. And I didn’t even have to “dig” for it, it was just something the interviewee said which I felt was very powerful.
This one was for HEARTBEAT (formerly known as SPRING), a publication of Singapore’s Northeast Community Development Council. Click on link to read full article: Giving Voice To Cancer.
When local celebrity Edmund Chen was growing up, art was seen as a waste of time. Children like him were told to concentrate on more practical subjects that would bring them further in life.
Two Singaporeans — Judy Wee and Lee Poh Leng — share the important lessons on ageing that they’ve picked up as volunteers. For Lifewise Magazine, a publication of the National Healthcare Group and produced by Mediacorp Customised Publishing.
Click on link to view full PDF: How To Age Well.