On The Light Side

Just What Is It With Love?

It all started with a conversation. I was talking to my friend Bernard a day before the oh-it’s-that-day-again Valentine’s day. For some of my long-time companions, Bernard included, ̶…

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.…

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 …

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,…

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,…

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…

Paracosm

Hi there. You, you who are reading this right now, I wonder, what do you do while travelling from place to place? On the bus, on the train. In the car, on the plane. What do you do? Do you squint away…

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