The Happy Heart School

Living lifelong human care, development, education, learning and service for all.


“At this dusk” (After Matisse’s Bronze Dolls), Watercolour crayons on paper, 2001, Peng-Ean Khoo Kindness came to me as a very surprising insight, after honesty. It is the time of … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Whole Body Talking

It is so wonderful to be able to really have a full to-and-fro with Keith. When I couldn’t understand his words, he was so patient with me. I asked, “Can … Continue reading

April 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Two Bags of Extraordinary Ordinary

Today, I had one of the most relaxed and sublime Sundays: lunch and then, groceries shopping. Two of the most ordinary, yet extraordinary moments. When Keith was able to pour … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Obtuse Instructions

Obtuse Instructions (for EdCamp Singapore #2, and especially for my fellow madhatters organising this earnest endeavour – Vashima Goyal, Himal Ruparel, Kenneth Ngo, Manju Nair, Yilin Chong and two juniors, Ameya … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

Inner Resonances

I had wanted to write about the infinitude of the conscious loving. But midway through the morning, I was hijacked by a song – “I’m a creep” by Radiohead. I … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · Leave a comment


After 4 hours with Keith at the Singapore Zoo and River Safari, I asked Keith, “What is your favourite part of today?” He replied with a classic charming smile and … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment


2017 marks the beginning of my daring to give some shape to my explorations in education for Keith. I feel he is ready (I am ready). I re-read some Waldorf … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment