What’s the common link? (l-r) Sarsi, Kui Fah Yau and Darlie toothpaste What could a can of soft drink, a Chinese ointment and a toothpaste possibly have in common? They smell like each other. Let me introduce them. Sarsi is an F&N sarsaparilla-based drink popular in South East Asia. It is a dark coloured, rootbeer-likeContinue reading “Smells like Sarsi”
This post is about a certain room that I love. It is on the ground floor of King’s House on Sidney Street, and it is called Seminar Room One. There is something about this room that makes me feel warm, fuzzy and glowing all over inside. It makes me wanna curl up with a cushionContinue reading “This room”
In the last Life in the Spirit meeting, Pete Paine talked about the importance of home. The familiar adages “home is where the heart is” and “home sweet home” ring true when we think about how magical home is to the individual. Ah, home. Doesn’t it make us stop and think. Even the sound ofContinue reading “Home”
Imperialism is a dense and complicated subject, and these soap adverts show us the culture and mindset of a particular people (British colonialists) towards another (non-British/white) during a certain period in history. In the advert shown here, a black baby becomes white after using Pears’ soap to wash. This infers that the black skin isContinue reading “Soap imperialism”
Can someone explain why models hardly ever get their full names mentioned in fashion spreads? I was reading the papers today and found this: Photographed by Zac Frackelton Styled by Eve Thomas Hair and make-up: Zoe Taylor, using Aveda and the Chanel spring/summer 09 make-up collection Model: Amy at Elite It is common to seeContinue reading “What’s in a name?”
This was a comic series I made a couple of years back with my then flatmates.
I absolutely love movie nights at Amplify, our student and young adult social nights at King’s. I have never missed a single Film Night and over the past two years have seen the likes of Hotel Rwanda, The Prestige, Transformers, The Incredible Hulk and just last week, Cool Running. The reason I love Film NightContinue reading “Movie lessons”
Lina Loong was a good friend of mine at university, and her testimony on how God prospered her as a dental student in Manchester serves as an encouragement to all students (especially those of the same background) to trust that God has the best plans for your lives. I came to the UK five yearsContinue reading “Lina’s testimony”