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Published: 8 months ago

Waiting for the Flight

Am writing this now in Heathrow’s departures terminal while waiting for my flight. It seems too uncanny a coincidence that every time I am leaving I end up writing. Maybe it’s just because waiting for flights translates into free time, or maybe it’s a …

Published: 1 year ago

Scab

I never had any severe bouts of homesickness or anything, and it’s not to say that this time is any different. But going home after being ten days abroad and then leaving again after leaving after 1.5 days is a pretty unamusing experience. Feels …

Published: 1 year ago

Nighttime Muse

It’s really late here and frankly I should be sleeping. Being forced to give a presentation to my scholarship board about how I have grown in the past two years has been spiritually and emotionally exhausting. Looking back roughly 23 months, I cannot but …

Published: 1 year ago

Rooftop

To be honest i did not know that jay chou’s movie was already in theaters.   And my neighbour asked me to do some editing. So here we are. Even the lead actress’ name got changed, as per request. Haha.  

Published: 1 year ago

From the Depths

Got rid of the old theme. Well responsive sliders and lightbox features are (were) cool, but the fundamental purpose of a blog is to provide a good reading experience, and with regard to that, the previous theme failed horribly. It’s my last eight days …

Published: 1 year ago

20

As much as I realize that I should apologize for the lack of posts, I think I should refrain from doing so as a relapse into these long periods of hibernation is guaranteed. It is amazing how certain events have the power to make one …

Published: 2 years ago

Koko

This is far less a blog post than it is an ode to memories. Koko. One of my earliest recollections was when I was seven; and you were having your SPM. I was pestering you to play UNO with me but you were busy …

Published: 2 years ago

Oh

Ah well.

Published: 2 years ago

Sleep

Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death; and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed. Artur Schopenhauer Pay too much interest and …

Published: 2 years ago

Social Welfare Benefits with Time Lag

A problem with social welfare benefits (both in-kind and direct transfers) is that it creates a disincentive to work. As a household attains a certain level of income, benefits are withdrawn, and any additional income that is obtained through individual effort is masked by …