Troubling Times

The weather these past few says has been... unbearable. The heat scorches your skin and leaves it red in angry patches, raw and tingly to the touch if you dare venture out. Even indoors, the humidity sits on my chest like an uncomfortably heavy burden, sticky on my body fresh (not anymore!) out of the... Continue Reading →

Writing About Race in Singapore – A Reflection

A few weeks ago, in the midst of the election fervor, I posted an entry (What’s Race got to do with Anything?) talking about the multitude of ways in which the construct of race influences our lives as minorities in Singapore. By my standards, it was very well received, and people (even strangers on the... Continue Reading →

What’s Race got to do with Anything?

    Disclaimer: This only represents my views and my opinions, not that of anyone else I may be associated with, in any form or fashion. Factual inaccuracies, if any exist, are mine and only mine. Race and the minority experience are not often topics of conversations in Singapore. Yet the recent debacle with WP... Continue Reading →

An attempt to start again

What a year. And we're not even halfway through. I've been really terrible about updating this blog - I apologize to my fans (by whom I mean my mum - I know she reads my blog[ [hi ma!], and maybe a handful of other friends who have subscribed to this blog - thanks!). Well, I... Continue Reading →

Word of the Year 2020

Happy New Year! Woohoo, it's 2020, and a brand new year of infinite possibilities! It's an exciting time of new beginnings and I've heard a lot of people talking about their word of the year. If you're not familiar with this concept, it's the idea of choosing a word as a theme or intention for... Continue Reading →

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