Prose by Charles Hermesmann Photography by Trevor Wee, model Elysia Tay All that was left of Papa after he jumped was a little red blemish on the concrete, small as a star and nearly invisible from the clock’s balcony view. When I woke in the night, he was leaning his body over the railing, a glimmer in [...]
Martin Capstick talks to us about reigniting the GLOW within ourselves, and how we can make it happen for others at the same time. Welcome to the third installment of the AFTERGLOW with CARPE BLOOM.
We did not know much about the connection between yoga and confidence, and this talk with Marisya Do -- whose yoga classes were a highlight of the day for many participants -- enlightened us on the power of settling into yourself!
THE SUN WILL COME UP, THE SEASONS WILL CHANGE There she was. Nina Nesbitt, decked out in a stunning one-of-a-kind, short-sleeved neon jacket over a tank and denim shorts. The room seemed so small, hardly spacious enough to contain the wonderful energy, the amazing spirit of the Scottish songstress. We hugged, and I still can't believe [...]
In June, we had the pleasure of sitting down with the band SINE - Marcus, Eugene, CJ - for an in-depth conversation on creative identity, their debut EP, and personal thoughts about progressing in the local music scene. SINE BAND SG talked to us rather candidly, and we couldn't be more grateful for the interesting [...]
words in BOLD are Shikin's voice. CARPE: We're coming to the end of our campaign. Shikin - please share with us some 'across the bench' thoughts on diversity - what rules and ideas could be upheld, applicable to every part of society and racial community - that helps us strive towards a racially harmonious society? [...]
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 [...]