Don’t say it.

What is it about the phrase "I love you" that it has so much power over everyone involved in its exchange? That it can mean so little, or so much, depending on who's saying it and in what context? That it holds the potential to be misappropriated? Or cheapened? That it can be wielded for purposes of... Continue Reading →

Asymmetry

I have an asymmetrical bob now. No, I did not adopt a kid named Robert whose left eye is smaller than his right. I just got a sassy haircut courtesy of the amazing Mrs Ong. Why this is news is because my visit to her salon happened on the second last weekend I get to... Continue Reading →

Guilty of happiness

Here's a thought: Do happy people lack empathy? On the internet and in the news, there are ongoing conversations on about everything that's going wrong with the world- xenophobia and nationalism, poverty and sickness, war and instability and terrorism. How else can you react to the torrent of misfortune and despair that hits you every time you look at your newsfeed... Continue Reading →

Best idea ever.

I just had a great idea,   and it's pretty fuckin' epic. But I can't tell you what it is. It's hard to articulate. I can't find the right words, and words wouldn't do it justice anyway. Imprisoning it in meaningless letters would just water it down, like murky fumes coughed up through the lips like a dirty old... Continue Reading →

Safe at home.

When one of your favourite people in the world tells you that she's decided on a whim to fly halfway around the world to stay for two weeks with a guy she'd met in person like three times since they got to know each other on Tinder the month before and that she's leaving in... Continue Reading →

We know what you want to know

What precisely are you searching for on the internet today? What do you want to do, see, or find out more about? We, the content creators, assume you have an answer to that question. In digital writing, best practices revolve around the notion that every opportunity to garner eyeballs begins with an innocent entry keyed into... Continue Reading →

To be wild again.

Cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity, cancer- they are all the result of our modern diets. Or at least, this is the thesis put forth by proponents of the Paleo diet, which I am reading about this morning at breakfast (while stuffing my face with the processed deliciousness that is white bread). You're probably familiar with this... Continue Reading →

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