November 28, 2023


Creative meets living

‘To save and comfort’: Sharon Au says global network of Singaporeans offer food, home appliances and shelter after break-in, Entertainment News

The dark clouds hanging about Sharon Au’s lifestyle in France are dissipating, thanks to the enjoy from fellow Singaporeans.

In an Instagram write-up yesterday (May perhaps 30), the 46-year-aged shared with followers her probability experience with a few Singaporeans on the streets of France who brightened her working day and lifted her mood.

They moved her with their warmth and love throughout a interval when she was sensation the cheapest, Sharon explained in her article.

She extra she has been receiving messages from Singaporeans travelling to Paris as effectively as those dwelling in Europe, who offered her “comfort and ease meals” like bak chor mee and chwee kueh, family appliances like refrigerators and even a area to keep if she essential it.

“In the course of the times when I was hoping to choose myself up, these messages had a person by one lifted me up to stand correct back again on my feet,” Sharon stated.

“I now see for myself, when trauma strikes, there is a community of Singaporeans who would occur forth to help you save and to consolation you.”

The mild at the conclusion of this tunnel comes after a harrowing brush with crime in April this calendar year.

On Could 11, Sharon exposed on Instagram that she had been robbed of pretty much almost everything she had besides her cat Rudon, after a burglar broke into her household in Paris.


She experienced published: “My condominium was damaged into 11 times back. April 30, 2022. They took almost everything I really like. I have absolutely nothing now.”

The incident was so distressing to her that she required “11 days to pen the note without crying”, even leading to her to stop her career as she desired to “mend 1st and reevaluate everyday living”.

Her difficulties didn’t stop there, even so — just five times immediately after the theft, her laptop’s Discover My Mac characteristic indicated the laptop’s spot.

Regretably, it was about 64km outdoors of Paris, and the police have been not able to follow up on that.

“The police mentioned they had been way too chaotic,” Sharon described. “They have greater crimes to fix.”

Her tougher days driving her now, Sharon expressed her gratitude to Singaporeans who have made available support.

“I want to thank you,” she reported. “I am A-okay now. Probably not totally but I will find out from this lesson. It was a horrifying condition, but even worse could have took place. Rudon and I are actually blessed to be alive.” 

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