Secondsguru’s Readers’ Corner is our regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that left a lasting impression on them. If you are looking for books that offer insight and inspiration – this page marks the spot! Our eco warrior this week is Akshata Rao – an engineer by training and a sustainability practitioner by passion. She volunteers for zero waste efforts, circular economy events and writes for environmental …[Read more]
Readers’ Corner Discover ‘The Hidden Life of Trees’ with designer Laura Francois
Secondsguru’s Readers’ Corner is a regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that made an impact on them. This reading list of eco themed books is recommended for all those who want to make a difference to the world we live in – reading is a journey, rich in experience and learning, without actually having to leave a room. (Ideal at this point of time?!) This month, we …[Read more]
Readers’ Corner Add a youth perspective to your 2020 reading list with ‘The Opposite of Loneliness’
Secondsguru’s Readers’ Corner is our regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that inspires them. We hope this series will leave an imprint on you as it did on them. Here’s another one to add to your must-read list! This month, we put the spotlight on Cheryl Cadeline Lee, a youth environmental advocate who believes that ‘doing good is contagious’ and whose projects encompass the areas of environment, …[Read more]
Preloved Furniture Our top picks to find the best deals in Singapore!
Does this ring a bell? You inquired about the price of an orange bench, and upon hearing the answer, had trouble keeping your jaw closed. You are an expat and don’t want to spend a fortune furnishing a house you may stay in for just a couple of years. You want to replace an aging sofa, but every time you see the price tag of a new one, you think it is better to just …[Read more]