Fortune Cat

The Cat with the waving hand, you've seen them, right? The Fortune Cat. This one is great. I have seen them on teachers desks, on the dashboard of taxis, in stores by the cash register, they are everywhere. Supposedly every time the cat waves it's hand, it's saying "Money, money, money" and brings good luck … Continue reading Fortune Cat

Superstitions

I love all the superstitions the Chinese have, I find them fascinating, and am even more fascinated by how much they are followed. Most of these superstitions have been passed down through the generations, and while many do blindly believe and follow, most here do not behave like nervous wrecks, jumping at every sound and … Continue reading Superstitions

My very own “Three Star Gods”

After being distracted by the two snakes in one day ordeal at the pottery place, I gave up on my trying to choose a Peranakan piece, and instead choose to get my very own trio of Chinese deities. Three wise men are Chinese gods who are " Fu, Lu, & Shou". They are also called … Continue reading My very own “Three Star Gods”

Lyssa zampa

In the last few weeks, there have been hundreds of sightings of a huge moth in Singapore, the Lyssa zampa, also known as the Tropical Swallowtail Moth. ¬†They have been spotted all over the island, ¬†there are photos of them trending on Instagram, Facebook is cluttered with photos, people everywhere are talking about this bug. … Continue reading Lyssa zampa