The Passing of A Giant – RIP Mr Lee Kuan Yew (1923-2015)

March 23, 2015 at 11:14 am | Posted in itchy fingers | Leave a comment
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While the majority of Singaporeans were soundly sleeping on our beds, our Former Prime Minister and widely acknowledged as the Founding Father of Singapore, Mr Lee Kuan Yew, passed away on the bed at the Singapore General Hospital at 3.18am local time. Hospitalised since February 5th this year for severe pneumonia, Mr Lee had missed the Lunar New Year celebration with his family. News of his hospitalization was only made public much later, about 17 days later. Since then the Prime Minister Office has been keeping the public informed and updated of Mr Lee’s condition. Though we read that his condition was critical and deteriorating at times, many Singaporeans were still praying and hoping for his recovery so that he can celebrate with us at our 50th National Day this coming August. So it still came as a shock for many of us when we woke up to the news of his passing this morning.

To Mr Lee Kuan Yew, rest in peace Sir, thank you for what you have done for Singapore.

‘I have spent my life, so much of it, building up this country. There’s nothing more that I need to do. At the end of the day, what have I got? A successful Singapore. What have I given up? My life.’ – Lee Kuan Yew

Mr Lee’s wax figure at Madam Tussauds, Hong Kong, where Itchyfingers visited few years back


Join Itchyfingers at the Cat Purrzaar this July!

June 30, 2014 at 12:01 pm | Posted in itchy mouth | 1 Comment
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In conjunction with the Cats of the World Photo Exhibition held at the Art House, Itchyfingers will be joining their Cat Saturday Purrzaars on the 5, 12 and 19 July from 11 am to 6pm. We will be showcasing our handmade kitty creation together with 18 other local artists and designers. So for those folks in Singapore, do pop by and say hello, and join us for a fun and purrfect Caturday if you have some time on your paws to spare!

Saturday Purrzaar EDM
Please note the photo and art exhibition will be ongoing throughout July while the Purrzaar will only be happening on the first three Saturdays…Cats do not work on Sunday! Wahahahah….

Itchyfingers’ room is invaded by kitties! Come and grab one of these woolly kitty pins specially prepared for the purrzaar! Can you spot some internet kitty sensation here? :D?

See you there!

Also see related posts:
> Itchyfingers at the Museum
> Urban Sensation! Festival

Join Itchyfingers at TripleOne Somerset!

November 20, 2013 at 11:20 am | Posted in itchy mouth | Leave a comment
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Come this coming Saturday and Sunday, 23 and 24 November, at 1-7pm, Itchyfingers will bring our latest batch of creation to TripleOne Somerset, Level 16 for the Christmas Market!

Totoro will be going with Itchyfingers to TripleOne Somerset!

Created with love using 100% pure wool and beads, they range from
around 2cm to 4.5cm in height…

So, how to go to TripleOne Somerset?

Nearest MRT Station is Somerset. Take Exit B. Upon reaching street level, there will be a traffic light in front of you, please cross the street and turn right. You will reach TripleOne Somerset and go through the entrance, walk straight ahead. The office lift lobby is behind Imperial Treasure Bakery. Locate the lifts serving the even-numbered levels (it’s on your right side) and take the lift to Level 16. You will be able to find us there!

By Car:
There is direct parking on Basement 1 & 2 for shoppers within TripleOne Somerset.

Hope to see you there! 😀

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