Quote of the Day

There is an expiry date on blaming your parents for steering you in the wrong direction; the moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you. – J.K. Rowling I love this quote by J.K. Rowling, taken from her commencement speech at Harvard’s graduation in 2008. This quote came to mindContinue reading “Quote of the Day”

Reading List

I haven’t just discovered the Book Depository but this is my first purchase with them. It’s free shipping worldwide, add to that books are also ridiculously expensive in Singapore. I’m totally looking forward to more of Patricia Highsmith outside of the Ripley series and also new-to-me Niall Griffith’s award-winning book ‘Stump’.

Four weird hobbies

One hot afternoon in the central business district of Singapore, four friends went out for lunch and talked about their weirdest hobbies ever. The first girl told us about her love for Hollywood musicals like Singin’ in the Rain (1952). This was, of course, uncommon for young adults our age, so we thought, “Yeah, prettyContinue reading “Four weird hobbies”