As I approach my 7th year in the social service sector, I feel like I have aged in a manner largely congruent to my self-development. I should state that working in this sector saps your physical as much as your mental energy. Depending on your perspective, you may think of yourself in relation to the… Continue reading Matchsticks And Candles
I started my part-time studies in January, 2019. It is now April 1st, 2021. So, I get to label myself as a “3rd year student” today. Hopefully, with enough luck, I get to complete my studies by June, 2022. I am already looking forward to grabbing my degree and experiencing a world of difference afforded… Continue reading Part-time Studies Is Really Hard
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
For some time now, The Girlfriend had tried to get me to consume beef. As long as I can remember, I abstained from it due to religion. I was a Buddhist for much of my teenage years and we do not do beef. My mum also encoded a set of instructions into me, such as:… Continue reading Wakuwaku Yakiniku, A Story Of Beef, And Empty Streets
At 5.32pm, I received a call from an recognised number: 6681 6716. I had thought that the caller could be a courier confirming delivery with me or a financial agent calling to wage verbal assault on my poor soul. I decided to give the caller a chance and ended up getting the latter.
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”