Owning Our Narratives

"It is probable that many people who would consider themselves extremely sophisticated and 'advanced' are actually carrying through life in an imaginative background which they acquired in childhood."George Orwell I’ve been fascinated for years about memory. How do we remember what we remember? What are our memories made of? And how our reading diet forms … Continue reading Owning Our Narratives

It all started over breakfast

It all started over breakfast at Tiong Bahru Bakery at the end of 2019. I was telling Eva about a recent talk I had given to an audience of teachers at the national library where I appealed to them to read more Singapore kidlit to their students. I was not sure whether my speech hit … Continue reading It all started over breakfast