Author Archives: Daisy Chee

About Daisy Chee

Daisy Chee is relentlessly curious. This site serves as a record of her discoveries or inspiration and, at times, a vehicle to effect societal change. Animal welfare is a particular interest.

Arsenic poisoning from rice?

Being of Singaporean Chinese descent, I eat lots of rice. Everyday. Over the past several years, I switched to brown rice because of its superior nutritional value over white rice. Imagine the shock I got when I saw a BBC … Continue reading

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Introducing Repair Cafe in Sydney

Recently, I wrote about a quick solution to fixing a zipper in my haversack. Related to that post, I feel that I need to inform Sydney residents of a little-known gem in our midst in the form a community of … Continue reading

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Quickly repair a zipper that won’t close

Just yesterday, my haversack zipper would not close – no matter how hard I tried to close the thing! I decided to jump on the internet and am so glad that I found a very quick and easy solution. It … Continue reading

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Playful Puppy for Adoption in Singapore

Meet Pius who was born in June 2012. Pius was rescued together with four of his siblings from an industrial area in July 2012. His mother ran away from the area after witnessing puppies being taken away and eaten by industrial workers. … Continue reading

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Lonely Dog for Adoption in Singapore

Meet Meeky, a sweet dog born in August 2010. Meeky is presently hiding fearfully in a construction site. Her mother abandoned her when she was six months old. Two months after that abandonment, Meeky befriended another dog, only to have her one and … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Henry Spira by Daisy Chee

“If you see something that’s wrong, you’ve got to do something about it.”  — Henry Spira “I don’t think that one can articulate a satisfaction with harming another being whether it’s human or nonhuman.” — Henry Spira I would like to … Continue reading

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Second Singapore Animal Welfare Forum

I was not able to attend the forum and the below is an excerpt from todayonline.com published on 26 February 2012. It appears that there has been good progress made following issues raised in the inaugural forum last year. Well … Continue reading

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