Ep. 13: Great (parental) expectations | Some Scuffs

You bring dishonour to your family. Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify or Google Podcasts. There are those who become doctors and engineers and architects, and volunteer for UNICEF while serving in their church choirs and still managing to spend Sundays with the family. Whose parents are positively glowing whenever they speak about their golden child. And then there's people like... Continue Reading →

Ep. 7: So your boss is toxic | Some Scuffs

Crazy unreasonable, or just downright crazy.   Subscribe on iTunes or Google Podcasts   We all know a supervisor, team leader or someone in a position of power who is abrasive, cruel or manipulative. It always troubled me that such people could conduct themselves this way without an ounce of remorse. In this episode, my friend Amelia... Continue Reading →

Shy, not boring

Quiet people used to get a bad rep, but no longer. The rise of social media and digitally mediated communication tools has brought introversion to the fore. What once was a character flaw is now a celebrated personality trait, a shift perhaps propelled by introverts themselves finally emboldened by these new faceless platforms to speak up.... Continue Reading →

Happenstance

Every year, Nat receives countless well wishes on his birthday, March 23. That is, up until 2015, when his personal milestone was eclipsed by a national tragedy - the death of a founding father. "Why did Lee Kuan Yew have to die on my birthday?" The question is rhetorical, of course, and I don't know... Continue Reading →

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