Through the process of making onde-onde, Berlin-based writer Law Zi-Ting meditates on what it means to embrace ambiguity and unpredictability in a world that operates on data and strict binaries. “Steam sweet potato until tender.”
The author reflects on his journey with Javanese gamelan music, one that connects practitioners and ensembles scattered across the world, and conjures musical seascapes that reflect the diverse communities encountered along the way.
On the eve of Vesak Day, Marissa Lee reflects on how she stumbled into Buddhist Singapore during the pandemic, and what she’s since learned about meditation.
Honesty. Fearlessness. Independence. Balance. Quality of writing. Care and love of the writers. Depth of research. Humour. Jom’s recently concluded reader survey, our first ever, was gratifying partly because of the responses to the question, “What do you like most about Jom and why?” We’re still new, we’...
After 62 years, Fosters Steakhouse has closed its doors, leaving its regulars feeling a deep loss. As Singapore's landscape continues to shift and change, what does it mean to belong?
Destined for a life alone, self-described BBFAs, or Bui Bui Forever Alone, are an online community of overweight, single men dealing with sexual frustration. But how similar are they with their Western counterparts, the incels?