27 Dec '11, 5pm

Kampong Buangkok

Kampong Buangkok

Today's inspiration: life from a whole new perspective. If you ask me, it would probably also be my biggest inspiration. We found ourselves in Singapore's last surviving kampong (for those who don't know what it means- its a village) and basically just took time to really, take it all in. That probably explains the lack of photos. What was so intriguing was the dualities of living in a place like this in one of the most advanced cities in the world- and how life can vary so much from the rest of us in just a road's turn away. I watched Hazel interviewing a family and photographing an adorable 4 year old who was so happily posing for the camera in his home. The people here just enjoy the slower pace of life at home even though they have the most typical jobs but they're happy despite the difficulties of maintaining their way of life. It made me think of the people in the 21...

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