The Last One Standing

Home  I went. I paid the bill.

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MENTAL STORMS

What exactly is a ‘mental storm’? This question surfaced in my mind three hours ago when I was listening to MENTAL STORMS from the ENFJ album (LEW, 2018). Everything about this song was magical and perfect – from the strumming, to the vocals and the poignant chords matched with poetic lyrics. The term ‘mental storms’…

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Here’s my MIC Drop

I almost never start stories with a quote, but here I am. William Longgood, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting in 1963, once said that “Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination”.   This is certainly, without any hint of sarcasm, ‘breaking news’ for me. And I’m being completely serious. When we were younger…

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Light to Night Festival 2018 : At Home in the Mud

The Padang was muddy. However, the festival wasn’t cruddy – Light to Night 2018 was pretty amazing. – We went on Jan 20, 2018…

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Protected: 29th December: The Scariest Week of my Life

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singaporean subject-matter

– a poem:
we toe the lines,

between greyscale latitude

and the silky length of colour,
stained by curry –

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Tiny Existences

It is so hard to pretend that lots of things do not matter and should never have. It’s been a long time since I told myself to get over things that I have shoved on a pedestal in my mind; that I have constantly treated like a special sculpture and buffed and polished all its…

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The Art of Interview

From the vantage point of an Editor, writer, and someone who’d messed up in her very first interview–now, I like to think that I’m doing much better. We’re talking about the one that I do as an Editor, the interviews that I conduct with professionals who inspire me to no end. I’m talking about interviews…

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The Double-Clutch

via Daily Prompt: Clutch Clutch Last night, BTS became the first KPOP group to hit #1 on iTunes Overall, soaring up on the charts with their talented collaborators, Steve Aoki and Desiigner. So, so, proud because I’ve been following BTS’ music, jaw-dropping, stunning live performances for two and a half years now—not that I’m counting—and…

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