My favourite bookstore in Singapore

There is a place I like to go to on Saturdays, and it’s a little second hand bookstore called Sultana Book Store. It’s located inside Peace Centre on Sophia Road, a walking distance from Dhoby Ghaut MRT station. I chanced upon it in my first week of Singapore back in April 2011, and have alwaysContinue reading “My favourite bookstore in Singapore”

Reasons why I like Christopher Boone

I recently read the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-time by Mark Haddon. It is one of the best books I’ve read this year as I absolutely loved the main character, Christopher Boone. In fact, sometimes I think I might be autistic myself… 1. He hates crowds and so do I.Continue reading “Reasons why I like Christopher Boone”

When we feel for the bad guys

The greatest writers in the world create the most human characters; characters who remind us of ourselves, of people we know, characters we love and characters we love to hate. But what happens when you fall in love with characters you shouldn’t, like the bad guy? I have been watching too many films and readingContinue reading “When we feel for the bad guys”

Who are you consuming in the media?

I was clearing my bookshelf at home in Penang this morning when I came across the first Sweet Valley book I bought at the age of nine. Most girls have read Sweet Valley, a series of books on the lives of blonde identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield. The multi-authored series spans from Sweet ValleyContinue reading “Who are you consuming in the media?”