With the Wuhan virus seemingly infecting and killing people far from the epicenter, it might be wise to halt all travel plans for this Chinese Lunar New Year. But, it is a difficult decision for the Chinese all over the world.
This is a tough course. I have never conducted social science research nor used its methods for research projects of any sort in recent years. In the first week, we covered the three different social science research perspectives: Positivist: Science is value-free. Data is out there, and objectivity is key. Interpretive: Data is observed, bracketed… Continue reading SSC211: Social Science Research Methods
My first Thursday class started off just fine. I learnt that most students just started their first year of studies. For many, it was their first class too and I am glad that they took COM103. This module is too critical to pass up and too important to leave for one’s later years. The concepts:… Continue reading COM103 – Discourse: Critique and Evaluation
My mother is the strongest woman I know. She did all household chores and ran the house like clockwork. My mother ensured my father, sister, and I had fresh supplies of clothes everyday, rain or shine. She was a splendid cook, and a strict disciplinarian. Things got done. Throughout the years, she taught my sister… Continue reading Mum Knows Better
I touched down at Changi Airport after a 5-day Bali Holiday that I will call a Baliday–I must steal this term and unsheath it again in another post–with the GF. Only kidding, there is no way I can steal my own work. Now, do you remember the social media posts talking about the crowds queueing… Continue reading Dinner At A&W Jewel Changi Airport
Ip Man 4 is what a movie looks like when you write a script with blood alchohol levels through the roof, then weave Donnie into the plot and call it a “Finale”. Save your money, unless you want to expose yourself to some of the cringiest lines ever spoken in the history of cinema while… Continue reading Ip Man 4