“This is a dying art”, said Carine, the 7th generation Lao Sai Tao Yuan Teochew Opera troupe’s member who only started performing about 3 years ago. “In Singapore, there are only 4 troupes left. We are the oldest. We have been around for 152 years.”, Carine explained. Most of the senior artists in the troupe have been […]
Shot with Fuji X-T1 and Helios 44-2 lens at f/2. Saw this man enjoying his Tiger Beer at one of the coffee shops in Katong, Singapore. That’s his second bottle.
His name is A.J Surazi. He was born in Indragiri, Sumatera, Indonesia, 76 years ago and migrated to Singapore at the age of 12. He is my stranger no. 28.
I spent about half an hour sitting at a sarabat tea stall near the junction of Bussorah street and Baghdad street. After a long walk, I had two glasses of iced milk tea. One of the owners sat at a table next to me, resting. We talked in Malay. He told me his legs were […]
His name is Diego Resurreccion and he is my stranger no. 26. I met Diego on board the Star Virgo cruise ship couple months ago. He is from Makati, the Philippines and works as a chef at the ship’s Taverna restaurant. This friendly guy told me that his work arrangement is 10 months on board […]