22 Feb '18, 1pm
[Mothership] SCDF officer couple’s 15-year courtship & marriage inspires us to save our love lives https://t.co/qb7MJ2y574
In an era of showy gestures and one night stands (not the type from IKEA, k), a conventional, old-school courtship is becoming increasingly rare. And one particularly fascinating story was told in this month’s edition of Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)’s newsletter, Rescue 995 . Advertisement It started when SWO (Senior Warrant Officer) Durai Raj first met CPT (Captain) Lau Ee Ling, and decided she was “very cute at first sight”. This despite the fact that she was there to assess his performance as a trainee in the SCDF’s Emergency Response Specialist Course. At their final exercise training, no less. Unfortunately for him, Lau said she was just “focused on the assessment that day”. Afterwards, however, a course instructor approached Lau, asking if Raj could join Alexandra fire station as a section commander. Lau agreed — but Raj didn’t make any move for the first few...