Back Pain No More

I am well. The back pain is no more. On a related note, the mozzies are still buzzing around. At this point, I am certain that my body is a beacon for mozzies to gather. I keep the residents of Yishun safe, to some degree.

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A Different Back Pain

I woke up this morning in bed with a mild back ache–the sort that signals to me that I have officially breached the midway point of my thirties. For many months now since I started working from home, I’ve sat on a four-legged plastic chair in my office-room. The ergonomic police would arrest me if… Continue reading A Different Back Pain

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Everyone A Handy One

In March 2018, I purchased a Bosch 12 volt brushless impact driver. I must have harboured thoughts of busting it out to perform reparations and upgrades around the home then. It however laid dormant in my toolbox until just days ago when my mum purchased two sets of new wall mounts. The task then was… Continue reading Everyone A Handy One

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Man’s Great Capacity For Evil

3 books appear time and again on reading lists:1) Iris Chang: The Rape of Nanking2) Viktor Frankl: Man’s Search for Meaning3) Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: The Gulag Archipelago So, some time back, I decided that I had to start reading them. If not then, then when? I finished the first two, but am still deliberating my way… Continue reading Man’s Great Capacity For Evil

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Understanding The Covid-19 Pandemic Through Sociological Lenses

Citizens worldwide are experiencing a biological event like no other. Termed Covid-19, this coronavirus claimed over ten million lives worldwide. Well before the World Health Organisation classed Covid-19 as a pandemic, scientists were already racing to triangulate its symptoms and determine its transmissibility (World Health Organization, 2020). Today, science and technology equip biologists and virologists… Continue reading Understanding The Covid-19 Pandemic Through Sociological Lenses