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Keith Crackling Roast – One of the Best!

The slogan on Keith Crackling Roast menu says it all “The Best Crackling Pork Roast on the Island”. Ladies and Gentlemen let me introduce to you, Keith Crackling Roast, a specialist in roast and they are one the best in their business of roasting, if not, the best.

I recently started a personal photography project to take photographs, write and share about fellow friends who are entrepreneurs operating in various businesses and industries. Depending on their type of businesses, I will conceptualise and plan my own unique and personal photojournalistic story telling and approach to showcase their businesses and the entrepreneur themselves. This was something personal that I wanted to do and to give back via my photography.


Keith is a friend that I knew from alumni networking via Australian Alumni Singapore. He’s from Macquarie University while I am from the University of Queensland and we met during networking functions through Jude, a graduate from Macquarie University. I had a taste of Keith Crackling Roast during my University of Queensland Alumni Association of Singapore (UQAAS) AGM and instead of listening; I was guilty of eating a lot of the absolutely delicious Keith Crackling Roast.


I had a chat with Jude, who helped me to liaise and linked up with Keith. Soon, my plan kicked into action, with Jude helping me as my photographer assistant and my Creative Director (for food styling and arrangement). Even though there were space constraints around the stall, we managed to get the Keith Crackling Roast shoot transforming into a fun and enjoyable photo shoot of the roast, Keith the entrepreneur and their food outlet.


Keith Crackling Roast, their roast pork and honey roast strips, don’t really need any food reviews at all. You may be asking why? It’s simply so delicious that when you look at the photographs that I shot, you will want to go down and taste it for yourself personally! Yes, it’s really that awesome, delicious and addictive! Once you tasted Keith Crackling Roast, you want to go back for more!

Visit Keith Crackling Roast and try out their roast, you will not regret! The information and details of Keith Crackling Roast are below –

Keith Crackling Roast

Address: Pasar Bella @ The Grandstand, 200 Turf Club Road, #02-37 Singapore 287994

Contact: 91195994

Email: enquiry@keithkin.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/roast.host.keith.kin

Opening Hours: Mon to Fri: 1030hrs to 2000hrs, Sat to Sun: 1030hrs to 2030hrs

I would like to thank Keith of Keith Crackling Roast for the time and opportunity to photograph him and his delicious roast food business! There is also friendly mate, Jude for liaising and helping me during the shoot!


Oh, before I forget, you can also order Keith Crackling Roast for your home party event too! Remember to book in advance!

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Australian Alumni Singapore 57th Anniversary Dinner

The Australian Alumni Singapore (AAS) celebrated her 57th Anniversary Dinner recently at Orchard Hotel on the 24th August 2012. The AAS 57th Anniversary Dinner was a great time my alumni mata, the University of Queensland Association of Singapore (UQAAS) to meet with new and old friends from the University of Queensland community. Besides, it was a great networking and catching up with fellow alumnus from fellow graduates from other universities from Australia, through AAS events and activities organised for their members. This was my 3rd AAS Anniversary Dinner and I had been covering them for the past 3 years from 2010 (55th Anniversary) t0 2012 (57th Anniversary). Here’s my write up and photos from the Australian Alumni Singapore 56th Anniversary Dinner.

The AAS 57th Anniversary Dinner was graced by the two Guest-of-Honour and VIPs, His Excellency Mr Doug Chester, Australia High Commissioner and Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for National Development, a graduate from one of the universities in Australia. His Excellency Mr Doug Chester had served finished his tour of duty and would be returning back to Australia soon, therefore the 57th AAS Anniversary Dinner was a farewell dinner and gathering for him too! During the dinner, in the company of nice food, speech by His Excellency Mr Doug Chester, we had entertainment, performances and lucky draw too!

I was the official photographer for this year’s 57th Anniversary Dinner (and actually covered 55th and 56th Anniversary Dinner too) therefore, I would always gather and round up my alumni mata UQAAS friends to take more fun and group photos too! We had fun when I dropped by their tables, chatted with them and take candid photos! UQAAS had 2 tables at the 57th Anniversary Dinner and that’s a pretty good turnout! We had quite a few fun photos of the UQAAS community!

If you are a graduate from one of the universities in Australia, do join and connect with AAS here on Facebook! If you are a University of Queensland graduate, do connect with fellow alumnus of UQ with the UQAAS community here on Facebook – UQ Graduates in Singapore and University of Queensland Alumni Association of Singapore (UQAAS)! Check out our UQAAS events photographs here on my Flickr collection!

Australian Alumni Singapore 56th Anniversary Dinner

The Australian Alumni Singapore (AAS), the alumni body that takes care of the graduates from the various Australian Universities, now in its 56th year. AAS organised their anniversary dinner and it was a great turn-out and participation from the various different Australian Universities, a chance for fellow friends to catch up, mix around and networking.

My alumni mata, The University of Queensland, was there too, participating at the AAS 56th Anniversary Dinner, held at Raffles Town Club, held on the 26th October 2011. Our local alumni body, University of Queensland Alumni Association of Singapore (UQAAS), were there and we had 2 tables, with a great of mix of recent graduates and those who had been working for a number of years to those senior alumni graduates from University of Queensland. This dinner was graced by the President of Singapore, His Excellency, Dr Tony Tan and Mrs Tan, along with the Australian High Commissioner, His Excellency, Mr Doug Chester and Mrs Chester.

Accompanied by the beautiful classical music and singing, it was good to catch up with fellow graduates and chat with the recent graduates, social networking and exchange. Besides, it’s also good to find other fellow friends from Australian Universities graduates and catch up too!

While I was going around taking photographs, I took the time to chat with my UQAAS friends and took many more photographs of them and getting the other photographers to help too (with me inside the group photos!). Do check out some of the selected photos taken here on Flickr ! If you are a University of Queensland graduate, do check out the activities by UQAAS and by AAS too ! Check out our past UQAAS activities and events photographs here on Flickr !


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Southern Ridges Canopy Walk – 11th July 2009

Today, on the 11th July 2009, we were part of something significant, writing a new chapter in Singapore history, whereby Australian Alumni Singapore, came together with different representatives and volunteers from various Australian Alumni Universities for a common goal, an event known as the

Southern Ridges Canopy Walk 2009 – Alumni Unite and Walk Together !


There was a great turnout and many alumni members of various Australian Universities as well as local Universities alumni, students of local institutions such as James Cook, Bristol and friends of alumni gathered at Mount Faber Car Park B, to collect their goodie bags and event t-shirt. With many different Universities Alumni banners, it was great to see participation from many different bodies coming together.


This wonderful event was graced by Mr Sam Tan, (Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry & Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts), Member of Parliament for Tanjong Pagar GRC, who flagged off the event at 0815 hrs, with other distinguished guests too. The crowds started moving off with the banners in front leading the rest of the contingents and the rest of the people followed.

Rain came earlier than expected (it was expected in the afternoon) and it disrupted the participants walking off. Some chose to continue walking in the rain while some others chose to wait for the rain to cease for a while before carrying on with the walk. For UQAAS, some of the members chose to walk faster while the other half waited at Jewel Box for shelter and rain to stop. Once we saw the weather clearing, the rest of the UQAAS contingent continued our leisure walk, chatting and taking photos along the way.


We walked from Mount Faber to firstly Henderson Wave Bridge, Telok Blangah Hill Park, before going into the forest walk where the metallic bridges were and finally crossing Alexandra Arch into Hort Park, whereby most of the participants had already arrived. There were huge buzz and enjoying the light food and drinks at the Hort Park, networking with friends from other alumni, taking photos of Hort Park, relaxing and enjoying their Saturday morning walk. The weather turned sunny at Hort Park, clear weather and brightening up the day.


As for UQAAS, we had a number of group photos with our banner, having different poses and fellow UQAAS Ex-Co members coming forward to take photos, thus allowing me to be in the pictures for some of them. Do check out more photos here on my Flickr !


Overall, it was an awesome event and we were very proud and happy to be part of a new chapter, new friendships, new beginning, wider networking and of course, a part of Singapore’s history.