David’s Weekly Newsletter

David Foong
Weekly highlights from books, podcasts, movies, etc.
Created 11 Apr 2021
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  • #17 - Three things I've missed about Sydney and three things I miss about Singapore
    21 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 2
    Hey Guys Hope you have had a good week! 2nd week in Sydney down! The past week has been a fairly demanding one on the day job front, however with the time difference I’m still able to get out of the h...
  • #16 From Caifan to Chat Thai, Spinach and Soup to Steaks, Singapore to Sydney
    12 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 3
    Hi guys Hope you have had a good week! It’s been one week back in Sydney and regular caifan meals have been replaced with home-cooked meals (and a cheeky takeaway from one of my family’s favourite Tha...
  • #15 Thinking Again at 40,000 Feet
    06 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 0 1
    Hey Guys Hope you had a good week! I’m coming to you from a position that is - quite strangely - as unfamiliar as it is familiar, 13,053 metres / 42,824 feet above sea level: I’m seated in seat 25H on...
  • #14 My First Quarter
    31 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 3
    Hey Guys! Hope you have had a good week! It’s fast coming up to three months since I started in my new job as a Corporate Counsel at FIS in our Merchants Solutions business. Since we have formal quart...
  • #13 Hey Google, Play Classic FM
    23 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 1
    Hey Guys Hope you have had a good week! This week I’ve had Classic FM playing on my Google Home smart speaker while doing my day job. By saying “Hey Google, play Classic FM” at the start of each day, ...
  • #12 Let's Talk
    16 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 2
    Hi Guys Hope you have had a great week! This past week I binge watched two of the hottest trending thriller dramas on Netflix, the Korean Squid Game and the Japanese Alice in Borderland. I was motivat...
  • #11 Building My Tribe
    09 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 1 3
    Hey Guys Hope you have had a good week! Last week, before watching the latest James Bond movie I started writing about the idea of embracing loneliness, and over the weekend finished that piece with a...
  • #10 Embracing Loneliness
    02 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Hi Guys This week, I would like to discuss the topic of loneliness. We have hundreds of virtual “friends” but no one we can ask to feed the cat. We are a lot more free than our grandparents were, but ...
  • #9 Boredom as a Privilege
    25 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 0 2
    Hi Guys Hope you have had a good week! This past week I got together with some friends to celebrate mid-autumn festival. One topic that came up during our dinner was the idea of boredom - i.e. a lack ...
  • #8 ELEVEN LIFE LESSONS I Learnt From Running 11 Marathons
    19 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Hey Guys! Hope you have had a good week! This week is a bit of a trip down memory lane for me. I want to delve into eleven lessons I learnt from running 11 marathons that today, I am trying to apply i...
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