Category Archives: Singapore

The Singapore Airshow is on at the moment. Billed as Asia’s largest airshow, the biennial event attracts defence and civil aviation experts and enthusiasts from around the world. The Changi Exhibition Centre is full of booths brimming with impressive examples of new technologies. Delegations in brass, braid, and crisp creases, snake through the maze of “pavilions” accompanied by […]

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February 14th was a special day this year: there was a full moon. Across Western countries, the fourteenth was Valentine’s Day, that most romantic celebration of love, or most cynical expression of consumerism, depending on your perspective. In North America, the full moon was the “Snow Moon”, named for the heavy snowfalls February usually brings. In Theravada Buddhist countries, the […]

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Is there anything more magical than flight? … being transported through the air by an overweight contraption that somehow lifts itself (and you) into space? … watching graceful machines do impossible acrobatics high overhead? I love airplanes. I love their shiny, reflective surfaces; their lines and curves. While I know almost nothing about the actually mechanics of lift […]

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