A habit is a routine of behaviour or process that you practise regularly – it is intrinsic to your day, unconsciously performed, and may be a good or bad habit. For issue 6 of Carpe Bloom – the issue to close off 2018 – we don’t want to hear about why you think your habit should be … Continue reading OPEN CALL: ISSUE 6 – HABITS
School. That’s a place where young people from different racial backgrounds congregate together. We study a wide range of subjects together, take exams together, try not to fall asleep in class – together. And there’s something magical about that. A tight-knit community culture is something characteristic of Singapore. Because we’re a small country, we put in … Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | TAKING ACTION
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We’ve come to the middle of our campaign. The question is, is #CollapseofConstruction simply a campaign brought in to highlight the need to break negative constructions, that prevent us from celebrating each other’s diversity? The answer is no. Collapse of Construction is not just a campaign, but functions also as shelf for catharsis; for our … Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | THE TRUTH ABOUT IT
As Bella put wonderfully, when there is diversity, we need to learn to go beyond tolerance and move towards wholeheartedly accepting the differences between us. As youth, we are in the position to reshape the culture of acceptance in our current Singaporean society. The idea of tolerance plays a part in helping us progress forwards for … Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACCEPTANCE & ACCELERATION
TO COLLAPSE THE CONSTRUCTION: THE INGREDIENT OF UNDERSTANDING
The main takeaway from our conversation with Soravee was that UNDERSTANDING practised by both parties in the interaction is VITAL to creating a comfortable environment for strong relationships between people of different races.
We spoke to EUNCHONG, the Korean entrepreneur/business-owner of +82 Cafe in Singapore, located at Rendevous Hotel. We had the honour of conducting our first entirely non-English interview with him – with the help of our talented interpreter, Norika. FUN FACT 1: +82 is S.Korea’s dialing code! FUN FACT 2: Eunchong’s brother is…a member of K-Pop group BTOB! … Continue reading HEART TO SAY WITH EUNCHONG