Biography of the Author Nevin Jacob Thomas

Nevin Jacob Thomas

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  1. (dp) Edible community garden Dover Crescent main

    The retiree behind the roof garden that brought back a kampung spirit

    Hidden away on a rooftop in Dover is a community garden that is lowering the walls among neighbours and helping to forge friendships. But it ...
  2. Growing the kampung spirit, on a rooftop garden with a difference
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    04:11minutes

    Growing the kampung spirit, on a rooftop garden with a difference

    ‘Take what you need,’ invites the sign at Dover Crescent’s award-winning open community garden. Meet the retiree who set out to bring back the old ...
  3. IMH painter 13

    In a mental ward for nearly 35 years, he paints old Singapore from memory - and he dreams

    A talented artist as a child, Sim Kah Lim's horizons abruptly shrank when he was warded as a teenager with schizophrenia. But he never lost his ...
  4. From ward to gallery: The artist with schizophrenia
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    06:16minutes

    From ward to gallery: The artist with schizophrenia

    For over 30 years, Mr Sim Kah Lim painted vivid scenes of a long-gone Singapore - from behind the walls of his home at the Institute of Mental Health.
  5. The archetypal perpetual calendar display format Source: Vacheron Constantin

    What are calendar watches?

    The lengths of the months may be irregular but mechanical watchmaking has already solved this issue with calendar complications of varying accuracies.