Contemplative

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…

Pink Dot 2012 (And Why I Was There)

Pink Dot 2012 (And Why I Was There)

Pink Dot 2012 took place yesterday. I was there with James and some of our favourite friends; it was my 2nd Pink Dot and I was very glad to be one of the 15,000 Singaporeans and PRs who took a…

A Tale of Two Kittehs: Samantha

A Tale of Two Kittehs: Samantha

Samantha is not the prettiest cat you’ll ever meet. But Sam (aka Sammie, Sammiecat and Baby) is certainly one of the most human cats I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Once upon a time, Sam wasn’t my cat….

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