Wan Phing Lim

Writer . Editor . Author

The 2015 List: Books & Movies

Movies: 1) American Sniper – GV Cathay, Singapore (Jan) 2) Inherent Vice – Filmgarde Bugis+, Singapore (Feb) 3) Focus – Cineleisure, Singapore (Feb) 4) Fast and Furious 7 – Shaw … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Swans in Batu Uban (A Christmas Eve dream)

I left the office early on Christmas Eve and went home to take a nap. I dreamt that I was queuing up for food in my school canteen in Penang, … Continue reading

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

No, no, November

November passed by really slowly at first, then in the last week it flew by and suddenly it was over. I started off the month trying to rush out two … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

October is over

So glad that October has come to an end – the 31 days sure past by pretty slowly. This time last year, the last quarter of the year was an … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment


A tribute to the annual haze Jerebu, jerebu Membebaskan udara kelabu Datang menjenguk Sambil mengangguk Jerebu, jerebu Mata direnjis debu Nafas kian terganggu Dan fikiran bercelaru Jerebu, jerebu Melancong dari … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Monsters (at Writing the City)

A writing exercise on the theme of “Monsters” as recounted by the person next to you. He had gotten the attention of the people in the room – the investor … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Mortal Instruments

Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream: The Genius and the mortal instruments Are then … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Singing Bird is Caged

Have you ever seen a dwelling place so dense? Where every man erects an invisible fence Claiming their territory, claiming their ground All the while looking 300 feet down It’s … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

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