Can history teach us anything?

Located at Esplanade Park along Connaught Drive, the Cenotaph is a war memorial that honours the brave men who died during both World Wars. Photograph taken by writer.

What do the following true stories have in common?

Story One: A Market Crashes

A Japanese friend of mine was arguing with her husband over whether to invest in bitcoin and ether. Her relative living overseas had made easy money, literally hand over fist. She was totally…



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Shawn Seah

Shawn Seah


Singaporean writer and public speaker, passionate about education, social issues, and local history and community stories.