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an internal vacation

Everyone’s gone for the holidays. Last year I had a two week road trip, so this year I was wondering if I should be doing anything. I contemplated visiting San Diego, I…

the more I read

It is ironic how much I’ve evolved when it comes to goals, routines and habits. I remember so much of myself having an “artist temperament”, which loosely translates to “do anything I…

death transforms

I flew back into San Francisco yesterday, and people have been asking me how I’m doing. I tell them I don’t know. All I know is that death inevitably changes us. Sometimes…

endings

My maternal grandmother passed away yesterday, and in a couple of hours, I will be on a plane back to Singapore for the funeral. She was 82. It is a strange time…

infinity

staring into your eyes I saw infinity feeling our souls brush against our destinies

transition

I’ve been having a weekly sunday publishing routine for probably more than a year now. Most of the time, it is my favorite time of the weekend. Sometimes, like today, I don’t…

writing for broken people

I just finished reading Patrick Rothfuss’s latest book: “The slow regard of silent things”. It was a strange book, but I liked it in a way that was strange too, and I…

growing up together

This trip back to Singapore I made a very deliberate effort to meet up with people I deeply care about. I packed in all the meetings I could while spending time with…

enforced travelling

I have come to a point in my life where I don’t actually look forward to travelling anymore. I feel like I haven’t gotten enough of SF even after two years, so…

out of breath

I feel like I can’t breathe in my own country. It has been two years since I had moved, and this time coming back was a lot harder than the previous. I…