Samuel J Tan
Posts by Samuel J Tan:
While we are all busy in our daily lives and routine, climate change continues to be a threat to the balance of the environment and the natural world. So-called natural disasters such as floods, heat waves, forest fires, extreme winters are actually not at all ‘natural’ and have been greatly influenced by changes in the […]
Our lives and lifestyles have been in disarray since the start of the Covid 19 pandemic, with most of us spending more time in our homes than we ever have before. As a culture that is used to being outside our homes roughly 8 to 16 of our 24 hour days, the way that we […]
Getting plants to grow in the shade seems something of a misnomer, particularly when plants rely entirely on sunlight for their photosynthetic processes. Still, what can you do in the areas between houses or underneath the shade of trees?
When we started looking for a security camera system, we knew that we definitely wanted a wire-free solution. We also wanted one that we could DIY and did not require professional installation. It had to have no trailing wires for power nor video feed and definitely no monthly cloud storage subscription fee to pay. Anker’s […]
Are you planning your long-awaited and much-needed holiday? Summer is finally here and we can now head to the beach, or maybe the mountains. Yeah, remember to pack those skis, snow goggles, and gloves for the snow. A GPS could come in handy if you are in for some trekking or exploration. Don’t forget the […]
With open plan living becoming norm, the hallway that used to house the staircase is now part of the living space, exposing the staircase itself, leaving it in full view. This gives you an opportunity to truly spruce up the staircase in your home to make it one of a kind. The best place to […]
A wall full of books in the study or living room is quite common as part of any home’s interior decor. Here, we look at some bespoke custom builds book shelves to standalone book cases to help you create that ‘feature’ wall. Here to inspire your next bookshelf design, pick from modern, contemporary, minimalist, mid-century, […]
Electric scooters provide a convenient way of transportation. It’s faster than walking and more environmentally friendly than fuel powered motors. You don’t have to worry about crowds in public transports during rush hour or traffic jam. But, electric scooters are not cheap. So, you need to know what to look for when buying a new […]
Cars are expensive, and so are motorcycles for some people. Electric scooters might just be the most affordable motorised personal transport after an electric bicycle. With electric scooters, you can do short commutes quickly and easily. You don’t have to deal with the hassle of daily traffic and rush hour. In this article, we look […]
So, right now we’re smack dab in the middle of the first quarter of 2021. The pandemic is still far from over, and although we can all now go out to a degree, the consensus is still to stay home and be safe. This includes all productive activities that you may have been doing at […]
Best Motion Sensor LED Lights: wire-free battery powered lights for the kitchen cabinets, closets, stairs and more
These compact battery powered motion sensor LED lights are great for tight spaces and where you need light the most. Quick and easy to install with no wiring required, they come with rechargeable batteries with unique designs to suit your home decor.
You may have heard of the company’s latest Instant Pot Duo Crisp, a two-in-one, Pressure Cooker and Air Fryer or own one of their more popular Instant Pots or Instant Pot Duo pressure multi-cookers but have you heard of the Instant Vortex? From the same company that has made a solid name for themselves in […]
Inspiring floating shelves from Wood, MDF & Laminate, Metal Bracket, Steel Frames, Cubes, Hexagonal Steel Frame and more. These are some of the best wall mounted shelf designs you can find in the market right now.
After watching The Gentlemen by Guy Ritchie, I started looking up tables with BBQ grill built-in on the web for inspiration. I am talking about the scene with Hugh Grant and Raymond Smith in the garden patio. There was a rectangular dining table with a full length grill and chimney in the middle. It got […]
Sitting between the premium Anker Soundcore Life Q30 with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and the entry level Life Q10 is the Soundcore Life Q20. A mid-range noise cancelling Bluetooth headphone that offers a wide dynamic range and bass boost at an affordable price that appeals to many. We discover how the Life Q20 performs in […]
10 Must-have Winter Accessories For Every Room: Beat the cold with elegant and functional soft furnishings
Cashmere, sheepskin, sherpa, deep-pile rug, wool, faux-fur, mohair and knitwear come to mind when looking for a suitable covering for you or your furniture in the winter months. Here, we look at how to cosy up and keep warm in the cold with elegant and functional soft furnishings.
Smart scales are not as expensive as one thinks. You can now get a feature packed smart scale with Bluetooth connectivity and mobile app support for under forty dollars, with some going for less than twenty dollars. Here are some of the best budget smart scales you can buy right now.
These retro style toasters will look great in any modern kitchen, even where there are no other matching or retro appliances in the home. They will look good on its own or to complement other small appliances with many colour options to choose from. For reliable toasters with modern conveniences and retro styling keep reading.
For the love of tea, here are five of the best modern portable tea sets that you can take with you wherever you go. These contemporary travel tea sets come complete with carry case, tea port with tea infuser and on some, multiple tea cups for sharing.