Why am I vegan anyway?

This is the story of my journey from omnivore to vegetarian to vegan, driven by the motivations of health, compassion, environment and instinct.   21 years as an omnivore "fussy eater"   I was conscious, as a child, of neatly fitting the label of “fussy eater”.  This...

Nutribullet – my favourite kitchen gadget

This is a short article on why I love my Nutribullet for daily healthy smoothies, based on its excellent design and ease of use, and the benefits I've had from it!   It was in August of 2016 that I decided to go vegan after being "nearly vegan" for the last 4 or...

My Top 3 must-have favourite IOS apps

To misquote Elton John: I'm an Apple man.  iPhone, iPad, MacBook Pro... I have them all, and am a willing inhabitant/prisoner of the Apple ecosystem.  There are many reasons for this, but I won't bore you with them.  So, this list of favourite smartphone apps is...

Dropbox – why you need it

I'm an enthusiastic user and advocate of Dropbox.  Of course, it's not the only cloud-based storage solution, and the benefits described in this article apply to solutions from other providers too ("Google Drive", Microsoft's "One Drive" etc) but I'm going to refer...

About me

What is this site for, exactly?

I’ve created the site for three purposes:

• “Advice”: to share tips, tricks and general pointers on a number of topics that I often find myself answering questions on, such as “why are you…”, “how do you…” and “what do you think of…”.

• “Music”: to share the music I’ve composed, played and produced (with some potentially music-techie commentary on the process and tools involved).

• “Personal Finance”: to share general thoughts on investing and to highlight problem scenarios for which I can offer solutions in my role as a certified Financial Adviser in Singapore.