Life

On Greener Pastures

Check out @pewpew_away on Instagram for more photos! For some reason, I love coming back to NUS to study on holidays (and sometimes, the weekends). It might be sense of academic pursuit amongst peers,…

A Tourist’s Guilt

Slightly more than a month ago, I was sitting cross-legged on the laminate flooring of my parents’ room, recording a video of myself on PhotoBooth in preparation for a Skype interview due to happen in…

A Mess of Places

“I saw your name and thought you were local!” My latest addiction, to my bank balance’s immense displeasure, has been the tag-team of Grab and Uber which has not only made me steadily poorer but also …

Three Parts of Recovery

(Inspired by my 2016 SingPoWriMo Day 18 poem and Bulbapedia) HARBINGER ˈhɑːbɪn(d)ʒə/ noun (noun: harbinger; plural noun: harbingers) HARBINGER is an Omen/Forewarning type of Word. It has no true form,…

Consumed by Wanderlust…

Going places is an addiction. Travelling is a drug that breathes life in you. We would rot in stagnation if we never got out of our town, city, country, comfort zones. Why the urge? Why the need? Why …

Feed Your Ambition

I can barely keep count of the number of ambitions I had when I was younger. Veterinarian, policewoman, clown, novelist, news broadcaster, housewife, physiotherapist, food-taster-cum-reviewer (I haven…

Behind Those Lenses

The author is the Publications & Communications Director of the NUS History Society (HISSOC). Being an Exco member, he is responsible for covering HISSOC events and happenings as a photographer. F…

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