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Singapore ex-pat’s guest post – Jane Iyer CEO of award winning Jane’s Singapore Tours

Singapore ex-pat’s guest post – Jane Iyer CEO of award winning Jane’s Singapore Tours

Many thanks to Jonathan Hardy for the last guest post. I loved learning of his inspiring decision to carve out his own career. As concidence would have it, Jane Iyer, today’s guest, was involved in his transition to the gig economy.   Jane Iyer is the CEO of specialist tour business, Jane’s Singapore Tours. Today, she’s going… Continue reading…

Singapore Ex-Pat’s guest blog: Sophie McDermott, founder of Women’s Writes

Singapore Ex-Pat’s guest blog: Sophie McDermott, founder of Women’s Writes

Welcome to Sophie McDermott’s guest blog.  She is the first of five guests I will be welcoming on this post between now and the end of September. Each of my guests has inspired or fascinated me and it’s a pleasure to be able to introduce them to you. Sophie McDermott is a graduate, (2018), of Newcastle… Continue reading…

Book club questions for Blood and Bandages – fighting for life in the RAMC Field Ambulance 1940-1946

Book club questions for Blood and Bandages – fighting for life in the RAMC Field Ambulance 1940-1946

Hello and welcome to this post. I was delighted to learn that book clubs are reading Blood and Bandages, so I thought I’d suggest some questions. Book club questions What do you think happened to Mary and why? 2. With which character did you most identify and why? 3. Would you have understood William’s story without,… Continue reading…

Gary Lineker: My Grandad’s War

Gary Lineker: My Grandad’s War

On 11th November, the BBC broadcast a moving and important documentary called Gary Lineker: My Grandad’s War. It had been commissioned from Wall to Wall Media and told the story of Gary Lineker‘s grandad, Stanley Abbs, who had served as a nursing orderly in the Royal Army Medical Corps in Italy in World War Two… Continue reading…

Time to Write

This week, I’ve been updating the course notes for Time to Write. Time to Write is a creative writing course designed for new, aspiring or rusty writers. It’s intense and fun and starts on Tuesday 30th April at the American Association of Singapore. Over the course of three weeks, students will reacquaint themselves with their… Continue reading…