As the final countdown for the 50th Birthday of Singapore begins, team Secondsguru put their heads together to list out what the city state stands for to the rest of the world – some of the remarkable events, locations, brands, attributes and food that define Singapore today, fifty years after the birth of the nation. What resulted was an impressive and enviable list. Detractors step back please! Happy Birthday Singapore. To 50 Golden years of peace, progress and growth!
The pre-baby months are an exciting time. Soon-to-be-parents spend their time studying books like The Contented Little Baby Book and The Shit No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby’s First Year and making lists of all the bits and bobs the baby and nursing mother will need. It can be quite overwhelming once you start to realize just how much stuff a tiny little baby needs! It’s not just diapers and onesies …[Read more]
According to the NEA in 2014, 788,600 tonnes of food waste was generated in Singapore of which just 13% was recycled. The rest – the weight of almost 2 Empire State buildings! – was disposed of at the incineration plants and then landfilled. The world has more than enough food to end hunger. The problem is distribution – and this is the problem that The Food Bank Singapore tries to fix – bridging the gap …[Read more]
When it comes to going green, even the small things count. We at Secondsguru ❤ the green initiative of using bamboo straws and recycled paper serviettes at NamNam Noodle Bar. Their eco-friendly and biodegradable straws are made by people with disabilities from Can Tho province in Ho Chi Minh City. Did you know: Drinking straws seems like a small amount of plastic to throw away, until you think of how many of these are used each day. …[Read more]