Category Archives: Places in the Heart

Gone Fishing ā€“ The Power of Ignoring

The psychological impact of social exclusion is greater than we thought. In the vast realm of psychological research, the consequences of feeling ignored or shunned have come to light. Fascinatingly, studies have revealed that social exclusion elicits a pain akin … Continue reading

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Singapore Airlines’ Turnaround

Not too long ago, Singapore Airlines wanted some exciting changes made to its economy class food service. By introducing paper food boxes, the airline thought it was able to serve a delightful range of “comfort food” options that were not … Continue reading

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On a Wing and a Prayer

Here are some remarkable instances of pilot leadership that exemplify exceptional conduct and decision-making in critical situations, ultimately saving lives: Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger On January 15, 2009, Captain Sullenberger was piloting US Airways Flight 1549 when a flock of birds … Continue reading

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Learn to Fly without having to Die

Wings Academy is a flight simulator center in Singapore which was officially launched in late May. It houses six flight simulators, including an F/A18-C Hornet mixed-reality fighter jet simulator, an F16-C fighter plane simulator, and a Boeing 737-800 commercial flight … Continue reading

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Aleppo Soap

Aleppo soap is a hard soap made from olive oil and lye plus an extra-special ingredient that takes it to another level – oil of bay laurel. This precious oil is known for its excellent anti- inflammatory, antiseptic and disinfectant … Continue reading

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Songkran

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Easter

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Good Friday

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Announcement

The family of Lohcifer is sad to announce his sudden passing. During this difficult time, kindly allow the family privacy to mourn. Funeral details will be announced on this site as well as in the media shortly. Nah, Iā€™m alive … Continue reading

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The Nest House

In 2014, Tong Chye Kiam, who was in the insurance business, came across a dilapidated 70-year-old house in Melaka and dreamed of transforming it into a hotel. So, he purchased it and after extensive work was done, he opened it … Continue reading

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