Contemplative

Pregnancy Hacks: What Worked For Me

Pregnancy Hacks: What Worked For Me

I don’t often discuss being pregnant and its effects on this blog or other social media platforms. I guess I have a slight fear of oversharing, and there’s also a little of that irrational superstition about jinxing things. But right now,…

Some Thoughts on Little India

Just as I was about to turn in last night, my Facebook and Twitter feeds began exploding with news of the riot in Little India. I spent a lot of time in the Race Course Road area as a teenager….

You Shouldn’t Watch Ilo Ilo If…

You Shouldn’t Watch Ilo Ilo If…

First off: I enjoyed Ilo Ilo immensely. I was blown away by how the cast carried the story so incredibly well. Plus, the production values and attention to detail were top-notch. While booking the movie tickets online I came across…

Unemployed, Barefoot and Pregnant. And Happy.

Unemployed, Barefoot and Pregnant. And Happy.

Since I left my most recent job, my daily preoccupations have changed quite a bit. Instead of deadlines and commitments to clients and bosses, I spend my time on deadlines and commitments to family and friends. If my mother wants…

When Good Service Is A Tragedy

When Good Service Is A Tragedy

What does the following sandwich have in common with my mobile phone? It’s sometimes nice to have a cafe lunch instead of the usual hawker fare, and Symmetry is within comfy walking distance of my office on non-humid days. Anne…

Today’s little moments

Today’s little moments

At the end of a trying week, some little pleasures: 1. Driving on the Benjamin Sheares Bridge with the city lights ahead and curving to my right, and the bay lit by ambient garden lights to my left. Yes yes,…

Being Introspective

In the past year I’ve become increasingly disorganised in my thoughts. I’d like to blame it on being too busy to think clearly, but that’s a horrid excuse and I really should make more of an effort. So here’s my…

About My Inner Introvert

I once read these 10 Myths About Introverts and felt extremely validated by all the points on the list. Most people around me don’t like to believe I’m an introvert. According to my husband the former psychologist, I’m a functional…

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