These are a few of my favourite things…

After watching The Sound of Music musical last night with a friend, it made me realize yet again that I am annoyingly clingy. I hate to let go of the musical. I hate curtain calls. I hate it when it the lights go on again. I hate it when it all has to end… I had mixed […]

Convos overheard #3

“Learn to love across the boundaries of otherness.” –Shelly Bryant at Singapore Writers Festival 2017 * “But she’s not even pretty.” -on Sophia the robot becoming a citizen of Saudi Arabia * “The air is soooooo fresh!” -after a bout of heavy rain * “Are you wearing lipstick? Who are you trying to impress?” -convo between old friends […]

Growing love for chai tea latte…

I’m sitting by the door, watching the world go by. My view is uninterrupted – buses, cars and motorcycles turn on their headlights and find their way home. My table is full of the usual: books half-opened, pens attempting to roll off and my cup of hot chai tea latte. I’ve come to enjoy this drink […]

Of friendships and a failing memory…

I don’t have that many friends. I can’t say I have a best friend because… well, how can I say that one person is my best friend and she/he doesn’t feel the same way? Can I have best friends instead? Also, how do you draw the line between a friend and an acquaintance? But what I can say […]

Evenings at the playground

Many evenings ago, I brought my bros to the playground to play badminton. It was nothing special you know; we played badminton almost every weekend. But on this particular evening, another family came too and we all started playing doubles against each other. I decided to sit out just so the kiddos could get more […]