Please Wake Up, Indonesia!!!

I write this in response to the recent protest against Ahok in Jakarta because it.is.freaking.absurd. I also write this because the incident reminded me of the Chinese-Indonesian Riot I experienced in 1998.

Apologize that it is in English but my Bahasa is really rusty now I can’t even….

Disclaimer: I do not mean to offend anyone by writing this post and explicit words + pictures are used here and there to express my dismay and thoughts of the incident and my reflection on the 1998 riot. 

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5 Things I miss most about Singapore

Feeling homesick recently and foremostly, missing hawker food… so here are the 5 things I miss most about the little red dot…

1. Fried Carrot cake

Needless to say, carrot cake is my favourite hawker food. The blacker, the better – I could hear myself say as I watch the hawker auntie or uncle fry my carrot cake…

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My Pursuit of Happiness…

A while ago, someone posed a question about my “all smiles” and “happy” behaviour. He asked me these three questions.

  1. Why am I always smiling?
  2. If the world is going to end will I still be grinning from ear to ear?
  3. If I knew that the majority of people in the world are not happy.

His questions further triggered my laughter and I ended up chuckling loudly – I think I found it amusing and somehow surprising that being happy has become a rarity and perhaps, you might say, an anomaly. This short conversation then probed me to question my own happiness Continue reading “My Pursuit of Happiness…”

Know Your Worth & My Fuck-It-All Theory

(Scroll to the very bottom for my Fuck-It-All Theory or read my ramblings while you sit in your comfortable chair with your favourite drink.)

I think the hardest part for me, especially recently, is knowing my self-worth more than having the confidence to do what I love perfectly. I cannot deny that for the past few days, I question my own being, the person I am and wonder if my dream is actually too high. I thought perhaps I was trying to reach for the stars when I can barely see the sky. I thought maybe, I thought too highly of myself, thinking I am capable of being a somebody when I still am a nobody.

It took me a week of googling and reading people’s answers from Quora to realize this one very important thing – realizing my worth.

Realizing my worth then adds up to a lot of things but mainly the points below:

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My Top 10 Favourite Eats in Vancouver

Being a foodie who is always on the hunt for good food, I thought I’d share my top 10 favourite eats in Vancouver! This is also for a good friend of mine who is visiting real soon… 😉

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Infused Water Bottle – My Drop Bottle Review

A few months ago, I was gifted a Fruit Infuser Water Bottle. The bottle came from Drop Bottle, an Australian Company whose bottles have been extremely popular on Instagram. They have 103k + followers (oops almost thought it was a million!) on Instagram and constantly appear on my newsfeed, making it really hard for me not to feel tempted.

And so I was really excited when Mel gave it to me!

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