The shop around the corner

There is much life in Singapore's neighbourhood shops - each has its own story to tell, but most are in danger of being eclipsed, eventually forgotten

When I got home one evening after work, there was a lovely orange glow on the kitchen counter.

Going to check it out, I found that it was a little makeshift candle stand that B had made.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 24, 2018, with the headline 'The shop around the corner'. Print Edition | Subscribe