Don’t focus on the negatives

So I was on a 5-hour bus journey from Subang to Singapore. It was evening and the sky was getting dark. Most passengers had drawn the curtains and were ready for a snooze. But the man across the aisle from me was reading a bank contract on his laptop. The light from his screen wasContinue reading “Don’t focus on the negatives”

Tuan-tuan dan puan-puan

Tuan-tuan dan puan-puan Kita akan mendarat sebentar lagi Ladies and gentlemen We will be landing shortly. Sila pasangkan tali keledar Dan kembali ke tempat duduk Please fasten your seatbelt And return to reading your book. Pastikan meja anda Dikembalikan ke tempat asal Please ensure your table Is cleared of notebooks and files. Untuk keselematan andaContinue reading “Tuan-tuan dan puan-puan”

Inner Mongolia, China

Looking through my photos of Inner Mongolia from way back when, way back when skins were a different colour, hairs held a different way, smiles pressed distinctively, dispositions fearlessly optimistic. Inner Mongolia, long and narrow, stretching from east to west, with a total area of 1.183 million sq km. On the map, its shape is likeContinue reading “Inner Mongolia, China”

Vintage isn’t always practical

vintage adj. denoting something from the past of high quality, representing the best of its kind, of lasting interest and importance; venerable; classic ie. vintage Shakespeare Somehow my attitude towards “vintage” has shifted over the years. When in the past I glorified all things nostalgic and retro, today the pragmatism seems to have taken over. IContinue reading “Vintage isn’t always practical”

The Great Australian Summer

Another great Aussie summer dedicated to sisterhood Shooting in squares Naps in the car Talking time lost to instagram Landscapes like paintings Driving to the Grampians Our best friend’s wedding Heartbeats and joss sticks in MONA Antique hunting in ex-mental institutions Skit, skit, skitting to the window Expensive brunches and homecooked wantan mee Front rowContinue reading “The Great Australian Summer”