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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 …

Early thoughts on Pokemon Go

Just take a look around you, and you would probably see someone engaged with their smartphones, desperately trying to land that Eevee that they so desire. I am probably guilty of this as well, staying…

How do Influencers Influence?

Influencers are growing in popularity amongst the youth in society today. This phenomenon makes me wonder: Why? Why are influencers having so much “influence” amongst the youths today? What is it abou…

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…

Not By Any Definition

“When senseless acts of tragedy remind us / That nothing here is promised, not one day.” In the wake of a tragedy (or even resistance), we learn a few things. We learn that hate remains within some of…

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