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 →

Why was I even Writing about Race in Singapore?

Some of you would have read my previous post What's Race got to do with Anything? Thank you for reading it - I'm grateful for the support I received in writing it to share my perspectives as a minority in Singapore. I thought it might be interesting to share why I even wrote that piece... Continue Reading →

I…nc-o:mp”r/e/he,n;si!bl?e

The words, they well up within me, forming a hard knot of unexpressed emotions and unexplored thoughts. I want them out, but they seem quite content, quite comfortable constricting my airways, lodging themselves in the spaces where things should flow freely back and forth but are now, quite definitely ... stuck. If my existence were... Continue Reading →

29.

Sooo, I'm 29! Have been for almost two entire days. To be honest, it doesn't feel any different knowing that it's the last year of my twenties and that at this age, my mum had already had me, her second kid. And I wasn't even going to post anything about this whole birthday bullshit, until... Continue Reading →

The Tragedy of Travel

I found out today that someone I met while traveling, Pablo the doctor from Chile, passed away in a motorcycle accident in the Philippines two months ago. I last spoke to him a couple of weeks before his passing, and sent him a message a couple of weeks after he passed without knowing what had... Continue Reading →

2nd Half of 2018

Crazy to think how fast the first half of this year has gone by, but in a way it also hasn't. I've been back in Singapore almost two months, and will probably be here for six more, as insane as that sounds given the last 4.5 years of my life. I don't think I've felt... Continue Reading →

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