Lucian Teo

Gov2, Storytelling, UX Design. Blogs at Tribolum.com.


Learning from Gordon Ramsay


The big news in town is that Gordon Ramsay has challenged a few of Singapore’s top hawkers (traditional street-food vendors) to a cook-off. He was seen at Maxwell…


An Opening


A new cafe
white laminate, glass and stainless steel
long clean lines held up by
legs of oak or timber.
So hipster her design sensibilities
laugh mockingly at any suggestions that…


Putting Things in Place

Stop sacrificing our children to the golden calf


It is 2:30am and I’m holding my newborn, sitting him upright and holding his fat chubby…


Learning from Gordon Ramsay


The big news in town is that Gordon Ramsay has challenged a few of Singapore’s top hawkers (traditional street-food vendors) to a cook-off. He was seen at Maxwell…


The Character of a Happy Life

For life’s next steps.


Anthropologist Margaret Mead was asked what the earliest sign of a civilised society was for her.Was it a fishing hook or arrow head that showed the human ability to hunt? Or a ceramic bowl that displayed a sense of aesthetics?

Her answer was: “The first sign of civilisation for me was the…


Hazy Shade of Winter’s Discontent

Where our true colours shine.


This week of the children’s vacation was meant to be one of adventure. We were meant to go camping…


Taking Charge


He rose from his seat, straightened his tie and waved to the young boy who had served his breakfast.

“Thanks boss!”, he hollered.

The young boy looked flustered, and ran up to the man, trying to explain that he was just a lad, and the boss - the owner of the food stall - was the much older man who sat behind the till.