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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…

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 …

It’s Okay To Say No

Last Tuesday, I attended a discussion titled “Beyond Aladdin and Osama bin Laden” with two other KRC writers. Jointly organised by the Middle East Institute and the College of Alice and Pe…

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…

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