Quen is an award-winning writer, filmmaker and director of documentaries and film. She told a tender and terrific tale of love, loss and leaving your loved ones.
Sherlin’s story will tease you and tickle you then it will reach right into your heart and guts and rip it all out. It will send shivers down your spine and make you hug your children a little tighter tonight. Please go to a quiet corner and listen to this one.
What happens when you find yourself embroiled in a delicate situation involving a migrant worker, his girlfriend and inappropriate gifts. Listen to journalist Kirsten Han recount her tale ‘Of Phone calls and a Salwar Kameez’.
Sometimes we hear gut-wrenching stories. Sometimes we hear dramatic stories. Then sometimes, we have this. So even though Mrigaa calls this her whimsical ‘Year on Tinder’ story, it is still full of honesty, mirth and self-deprecating humour!
Sometimes we just need to cook in order to feel some semblance of home. It’s hard to hear this story without salivating and getting very hungry. Listen to this wistful and wonderful story ‘Of Sambhar recipes, Skype Calls & and Insatiable Hunger for Home”.
Let’s just say that getting this issue out on our website was worthy of a story in itself! Welcome to our September edition of Telling Stories Live where we probably hit record numbers in 2016. Here’s one of our favourite stories by the only Singaporean to ever swim the English channel. Listen to how PJ Thum mange this superhuman feat and more importantly, why.
He also happens to be the host of another wonderful podcast called The History of Singapore which is full of interesting facts and stories you aren’t going to find in our history textbooks! Give it a listen here.