Just this past Sunday, my colleagues put together an appreciation programme for the Community Interpreters. Regardless of whether you live in a terrarium or ecosphere, you probably already know what one is. So, let me present my terrarium to you after attending a Virtual Terrarium Workshop conducted by Ricky Lim from The Green Capsule.
I turned all my academic writings to draft mode as I could not figure out how to hide them from the blog links. Category excluder plugins work to some extent, but they do give me the output I want. I hope that I do not need to mess around with code to have the writings… Continue reading Disabling My Academic Writings
The start to 2021 has seen chilly weather all around Singapore. While many don jackets outdoors and even indoors, I stay sheathed in my grey top, black shorts, and slippers when out and about. These are sufficient to keep me warm. In fact, I am inclined to believe that my body houses an organ that… Continue reading Little Farms Cafe, Wage Caps, And Adverse Weather
It’s been a few months since I installed Certbot on my Digitalocean host for jacklepop.com. I had followed instructions to load a free SSL certificate because Google announced that sites without them would be marked as ‘not secure’. My efforts were unsuccessful. So, while my site ran on Laravel 4 for the longest time, I… Continue reading Jacklepop Lives Again, Soon!
Nary a day goes by without hearing someone say “actually”. Actually, “actually” is a powerful word when used at the right time and especially when used sparingly. I’d go so far as to say that it should only be used once in a long while. Now, I don’t have a good gauge of how long… Continue reading We Should Actually Stop Saying “Actually”
Professional speakers owe it to listeners to speak clearly.