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,… Read More 30-Day Writing Challenge Day 13 : A Memorable Stranger
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… Read More What’s On My Playlist? August 2018 Edition
It was exactly four years ago. I was stuffed from having a huge bowl of bulgogi at your favourite Korean restaurant. You told me you took all the girls you liked here, and the waiters always mistook them for your girlfriends. That made me a little sad, but I didn’t want to spoil the night.… Read More I Remember the Mice
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,… Read More How I Spent July – Freelancing, Cooking, Keeping House and Being a Caretaker
If time had been kind Would I be the one you watched stars with late at night? If words had been said would you be the one I woke up to each morning? There are so many Maybes hidden in between Lines that we practiced and now what are we but two strangers lost… Read More If Time had been Kind
As a (self-professed) INTJ, I’m very picky when it comes to friends (which is why I don’t have many!) But I’d like to think that the handful of close pals I have are those whom I can trust and share things with. I’m not a person who’ll go out of the way to do things… Read More Friend ?
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… Read More There’s Always a Reason
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… Read More Why Traditional Asian Parenting Sucks