Life

Those Defining Four Years

The time has come for me to hang my undergraduate boots (as for other Year 4 students of course). As I write this, I can literally count in hours the time I have left until I spend two and a half mont…

The Art of Resolutions

Disclaimer: the first half of this piece is a work of satire and is meant to be taken with many generous pinches of salt. Any acute resemblance to any person in real llife is not only completely coinc…

Finalement

Every journey begins with an end. The end of an experience, an empire, an ephemeral existence. ~ ~ ~ We’ve all come a long way. It doesn’t matter how long we’ve lived or where we came from previously.…

Week 12: Musings and Drabbles

Featured Image   It is Week 12 now. However did all this time pass, leaving us behind in the dust? When did recess week become but a distant memory, burrowed deep within our noggins? When did rea…

The Millennial Trap

You wake up, you go about your routine, you finish everything you have to do, you’re on top of your game, you get 8 hours of sleep—But yet, yet, there’s still something missing. You don’t feel fulfill…

The Library

In here, I find peace during the grimmest days. There is no romancing of the library; silence pierced through all levels of this citadel, devoid of life, as I sauntered through labyrinths of paper in …

Work

I had just returned from my boss’s office and was back at my seat, beyond thrilled. “He gave me an assignment!” I exclaimed in obvious glee. “Pop in,” my boss had sent in an instant message ten minute…

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