30-Day Writing Challenge Day 13 : A Memorable Stranger

13. A Memorable Stranger stranger /ˈstreɪn(d)ʒə/ noun a person whom one does not know or with whom one is not familiar. It was many years ago when I first watched Wong Fu Production’s Youtube short, Strangers Again which chronicles the stages of a relationship. From being strangers gradually trying to get to know each other, getting into a relationship, going through a honeymoon phase where … Continue reading 30-Day Writing Challenge Day 13 : A Memorable Stranger

What’s On My Playlist? August 2018 Edition

Hey guys! I’m not in the perkiest of moods lately. Let’s just say that when you do things right, people expect it of you, but you fuck up ONE time and they won’t get off your case for it and suddenly you’re seen as incompetent, careless, lazy, inefficient. ONE time. Well, I guess that’s how life works and I shouldn’t be a whiny bitch about … Continue reading What’s On My Playlist? August 2018 Edition

How I Spent July – Freelancing, Cooking, Keeping House and Being a Caretaker

Hey guys! Sorry for the lack of updates – I think it’s been a week since I last posted anything. I’ve been quite busy with things… which is ironic, since I’m ‘unemployed’ right now. I left my old company about a month ago. Believe me, I’d have stayed if I could. I liked the job, it allowed me a lot of flexibility, and I had … Continue reading How I Spent July – Freelancing, Cooking, Keeping House and Being a Caretaker

There’s Always a Reason

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed when I came across a video  called ‘The Suicide Experiment’. I cried after watching it, because it touched me on so many levels. Suicide has always been a topic close to my heart. Since I was a teen, I’ve suffered from bouts of depression, struggled with low self esteem, anxiety and feelings of alienation.  I think that experiences … Continue reading There’s Always a Reason

Why Traditional Asian Parenting Sucks

Growing up in a traditional Asian household, I’ve always lived my life according to what my parents want; partly out of love and respect, but also from fear of being called un-filial. There is scant little that scares an East Asian kid more than being called a shame to the family. We come from societies where our parents come first before everything, even at the … Continue reading Why Traditional Asian Parenting Sucks