A supertramp kind of life-dream from a 22-year old me

A supertramp kind of life-dream from a 22-year old me

The onset of July brought about another contemplative season. I was forced to put things into perspective, living in this pandemic, and to think hard and clear about what it is that I really want in life. One of the things I am proudest of in my 30 years of existence was to have begun [...]

Quarantine Selection: 9 Titles that Helped Me Get By

Quarantine Selection: 9 Titles that Helped Me Get By

News update: Singapore finally announced that it was entering Circuit Breaker Phase 2 last June 19, 2020. This meant most establishments were allowed to open up. For example, dine-ins are now allowed but with safe distancing measures put in place. Gyms are allowed to operate (sadly, I had to terminate my membership because the circumstances [...]

Now, what?

Now, what?

Hey, there. Wow, it’s been a while since I wrote here, and to think it’s only now in this pandemic that I’ve started writing again. To say that 2020 is a strange year is such an understatement. To be living in these times feels like a dream—I always tell my friends it’s like living in [...]

Let Them Eat Cake!

Let Them Eat Cake!

My first foray with online journaling was possibly around 2003, Blogger/Blogspot era. I’ve attempted many a time to stick to a single platform. However, I kept wandering off to different domains, constantly reinventing, reframing, and evolving with my writing. My journey from LiveJournal, to Multiply, to Tumblr (or was it the other way around?), to [...]

Bangkok: Sühring

Bangkok: Sühring

Whenever I think of German food, I can never really tell if whatever I had was really it. I can’t quite remember anything else except for my Grandpa’s addiction to those deep-fried pork knuckles, my love for sauerkraut, an ex-boyfriend’s obsession with spätzle, and drunken evenings at Brotzeit, shoving down bratwurst and pints of radler [...]

A Glossier Review: Wearing Glossier in Tropical Countries

A Glossier Review: Wearing Glossier in Tropical Countries

A girl like me couldn’t leave New York without going to Glossier, one of the few brands as of late that I’ve been geeking over, listening to every podcast with Emily Weiss and reading every article I could find about the business. I mean, what’s there to not love about an affordable beauty brand that [...]