Features, Other Writing

Five reasons to live in Singapore

Published in the Financial Times. The world’s second-safest city boasts Michelin-starred street food and good schools   This international trade and technology hub is not much more than a glitzy stopover to some travellers, but expats who call the sunny island home enjoy a high standard of living, with safe streets, efficient transport and delectable cuisine. […]

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Other Writing

FT book review: The Good Son by You-jeong Jeong

Published in the Financial Times, July 20, 2018. More a ‘why-dunnit’ than a whodunnit, the novel is dark, harrowing, horribly claustrophobic, but hard to put down Set in 2016 South Korea, The Good Son revolves around Yu-jin, a 26-year-old former swimmer with a 9pm curfew. Epileptic but often skipping his meds, Yu-jin suffers frequent seizures […]

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Features, Other Writing

Five reasons to live in Osaka, Japan

Published in the Financial Times. This bustling business hub also has a slower side with historic temples and hearty food Historically the primary seaport and mercantile capital of Japan, Osaka stagnated during the Meiji Restoration, which heralded the meteoric rise of Tokyo and the return of imperial rule. Osaka has been through a resurgence, however, […]

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