August 18, 2016

About two weeks ago, some intense things happened in my life.

 (An excerpt from the poem "Salt" by Nayyirah Waheed)

The first was an article on race issues in Singapore and the second was the privilege walk experiment by UNSAID. The article that I wrote has been shared m...

June 3, 2016


I feel the most alone when I'm with my thoughts. It doesn't matter if I'm in the train with my arm, 2 centimetres away from the drops of sweat on the back of a stranger's neck or alone in my room, with the door locked. 


I'm spending most of my time reading now, trying...

May 20, 2016

I did not expect to spend my last summer before graduation this way, doing marketing for a play, running around helping to produce videos and delivering sponsorship decks. It's been a process of great trial and error. And in a way, the hands-on experience I'm getting t...

December 14, 2015

Don't make me a hero.

This is not poetry.

This is a story about a girl who takes everything too seriously, a boy who sometimes doesn't think before speaking and a dog who watched them both, just sitting there

 A fixture you only notice like how you'd notice a bulb that fl...

November 8, 2015

A couple of people have asked me recently how I find the time to do everything I do. I thought I'd write a post on some tricks I've learnt to help me cope with life. In a way I cannot take all the credit for the content of this post, it is a cumulative, collective wisd...

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