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My Singapore Life

My Singapore Life: Life in 90s Singapore: Days of being wild on a Sim Lim Square dial-up modem

My Singapore Life
31 May 2020 09:50AM
12 mins

Before Facebook and Friendster, there was BBS, as romance and adventure met old-school tech. Written by Clara Chow. Read by Pam Oei.

My Singapore Life: Finding my Singaporean soul with Under One Roof

In the 1990s, a comedy show about a middle-class Chinese family and their Malay and Indian neighbours captivated audiences. Actress Daisy Irani recounts her Singapore story. Read by Karen Tan.

My Singapore Life showcases heartfelt true stories from CNA Lifestyle about life, love and loss in the Lion City – read by some of Singapore’s finest actors. We begin with a series of short essays…

26/07/2020 12 mins

My Singapore Life: Karaoke and murdering a language in Chinese bootcamp

A 19-year-old takes an intensive Mother Tongue course – and bonds with other Mandarin misfits. Read by Karen Tan and written by Denyse Yeo.

 

My Singapore Life showcases heartfelt true stories from CNA Lifestyle about life, love and loss in the Lion City – read by some of Singapore’s finest actors. We begin with a series of short essays about coming of age in 1990s Singapore.…

19/07/2020 12 mins

My Singapore Life: The magic of Zouk and the glory days of running free

Clubbing on weekends in the 90s often meant going to Jiak Kim Street. Here’s how one young man embraced his party tribe. Read by Lim Yu-Beng and written by Ramesh Krishnan.

 

My Singapore Life showcases heartfelt true stories from CNA Lifestyle about life, love and loss in the Lion City – read by some of Singapore’s finest actors. We begin with a series of short essays about…

12/07/2020 9 mins

My Singapore Life: Confessions of a Singaporean Spice Girl wannabe

Zig-ah-zig-ah! A teenager obsessed with Sporty Spice discovers Girl Power after joining a singing contest. Read by Karen Tan and written by Kristal Melson.

My Singapore Life showcases heartfelt true stories from CNA Lifestyle about life, love and loss in the Lion City – read by some of Singapore’s finest actors. We begin with a series of short essays about coming of age in 1990s…

05/07/2020 12 mins

My Singapore Life: Death, loss and my mother’s conversations

Singaporean playwright Haresh Sharma says there is no real coming of age until one has come face-to-face with unbearable loss. Read by Lim Yu-Beng.

 

My Singapore Life showcases heartfelt true stories from CNA Lifestyle about life, love and loss in the Lion City – read by some of Singapore’s finest actors. We begin with a series of short essays about coming of age in 1990s…

28/06/2020 13 mins