I have been busy travelling and painting in the past few months. Here are some of the works I have completed between July and October 2016.
Now known as Kuala Sepetang, Port Weld is a coastal town located in Perak, Malaysia. The town was named after a former governor, Frederick Weld. It is a thriving fishing village, and the main jumping-off point to the river mouth community of Kuala Sangga.
Mee goreng, or spicy fried noodles, is a popular food sold by hawker stalls in Penang. It is sold all day and night, and one can have it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, supper or even as a snack any time of the day. Yellow egg noodles, locally called ‘mee’, are the main ingredient of this […]
Sin Yoon Loong, located at Jalan Bandar Timah, was founded in 1937, when Wong Poh Chew opened ‘Kedai Kopi Sin Yoon Loong’ with his brother, Wong Poh Ting. It is one of the oldest traditional Hainanese coffee shops in the old town of Ipoh. Through the decades, they have served Hainanese favourites such as old town […]
I am looking forward to October 2014, because that is the month the Asian Watercolour Expression II will be held. The international exhibition is organised by the Indonesian Watercolour Society, in cooperation with Bentara Budaya, which is a cultural organisation under the auspices of KOMPAS group, the publisher of the largest newspaper in circulation in Indonesia. Asian […]
The Singapore River The Singapore River has been a busy trade centre since modern Singapore was founded in 1819. During the colonial era, goods would be transported upstream to warehouses at Clarke Quay. Clarke Quay was named after Sir Andrew Clarke, Singapore’s second Governor and Governor of the Straits Settlements from 1873 to 1875. However, pollution took its toll […]