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 →

It’s a man’s world.

"Coding is the most challenging thing I've ever encountered. That's what attracted me to do it." Sitting across me is Michelle Sun. Young, beautiful and highly intelligent, Michelle left her high-paying job as a research analyst at Goldman Sachs, went to Silicon Valley to learn coding from scratch and now owns a coding school for kids, First... Continue Reading →

Bre(a)d different.

A Vietnamese, an American and a Singaporean are sitting in a hostel common room having dinner. The American girl had recently bought an enormous jar of Nutella (which she pronounces as "n-oo-tell-ah") to share and was looking for something to spread it on. "There's sandwich in the fridge." The Vietnamese girl tells her. "Oh, from this morning?"... Continue Reading →

Are we friends?

This post is dedicated to Nick aka Lorong, with whom I had a very interesting conversation that prompted me to write this (and has been edited since his reading of it lol). First, a few things you should know about Nick: he is one of those atypical human beings who conduct themselves have little regard for social... Continue Reading →

The biggest idiot in the room.

I'm at the KFC outlet nearest to home, ordering lunch for my brother. (I know, I am a wonderful sister.) I politely request for a two-piece chicken meal, for takeaway please. "Crispy original," says the girl at the cashier counter. "Yes," I say. "No, crispy original?" says the girl. I blink, unsure of the question. "Okay," I... Continue Reading →

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