Author Archives: shaikkadir

Spain-Morocco tour: Part 2 – Morocco

Spain-Morocco tour: Part 2 – Morocco The article, “Spain-Morocco tour: Part 1 – Spain”, published in this blog last Saturday (6 January 2018), begins: “In mid-December last year (2017), 18 people from various parts of Singapore went together for a … Continue reading

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Spain-Morocco tour: Part 1 – Spain

Spain-Morocco tour: Part 1 – Spain In mid-December last year (2017), 18 people from various parts of Singapore went together for a 12-day holiday tour of Spain and Morocco. It was an enjoyable trip with everybody in the group and … Continue reading

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From Australia he came; to USA he’s going. Guess who he is?

From Australia he came; to USA he’s going. Who is he? He is Adam Rayan Dula, my 4-year-old grandson. He came to Singapore from Sydney 11 days ago and he is leaving for North Carolina, USA, early tomorrow morning (11 … Continue reading

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Wishing SIYLEP participants all the best in their aspirations towards greater leadership roles

Wishing SIYLEP participants all the best in their aspirations towards greater leadership roles Ratna Widya Iswara, and Alicia Beverly Weley who is Miss Earth Indonesia (Air) 2017 as well as Miss Inter-Continental Indonesia 2017, were among 20 youths between the … Continue reading

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The Bugis – were they pirates turned traders?

The Bugis – were they pirates turned traders? Schoolboy Ibrahim is a Bugis. His classmates taunted and annoyed him, saying he was a pirate. That happened after a lesson on the history of Bugis. Later, he himself learned that Bugis … Continue reading

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Special celebrations Singaporeans relish and cherish

Special celebrations Singaporeans relish and cherish “According to a study of 232 countries by the Pew Research Centre based in Washington, Singapore is the most religiously diverse country in the world. If there was an Olympics for religious diversity, we would … Continue reading

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Knowledge is the Islamic light  that brightens the path to Heaven

Knowledge is the Islamic light  that brightens the path to Heaven In the 1980s, that is just about 35 years ago when the bulky landline table telephone was king, if someone were to tell you that in 25 years’ time … Continue reading

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