Hi, hey, hello. How is everyone doing? I hope you are enjoying a good bowl of sup tulang from Maju Maju if you are in Subang or a good cup of Milo as you nestle deeper under your covers. The weather in New York has been shifting from 23 celsius to 11 celsius in a day. I no longer need a fan as I sit outside … Continue reading Help Wanted
For most people, 10th October is just a date in a calendar and another day to get by. However, that is not the case for some people. It is not for me as well. 10th of October is my estranged dad’s birthday as well as World Mental Health Awareness Day. I don’t want to write about the things I go through, the things I think … Continue reading 10/10
The journey started with 2 Germans, 1 American, 6 beers, and a 3AM wake-up call. Once we got on our boat, we received the news that the cruise had to divert to the dry season itinerary. “The dry season was supposed to start in September – we’re still shocked at how it’s happening now.” A three-night splendour at Central Kalimantan’s Rangun River seemed like a … Continue reading Rumah Orang(utan)
Kids are having reduced playtimes in fear of sudden heat strokes. Adults have their cars trashed in sudden flash floods. Polar bears are being stranded in the middle of nowhere. Zika is being transmitted at alarming rates. Roads are melting in India! Why? Simple. Global warming. No, it’s not a conspiracy theory. Yes, it’s happening as we speak. So far in 2016, our planet’s average temperature … Continue reading The Real Deal: Global Warming
I’m kind of a late bloomer when it comes to discovering makeup and taking good care of my skin. Can you imagine wearing moisturiser and toner only at age 20?! Growing up I was blessed with flawless looking skin and an awful mindset that girls who wear makeup are lame, much like girls who are friends with boys je are cool? Wrong. Thus, I never … Continue reading Top 4 Beauty Revelations of 2016
September has been the most important month for me because my first suicide attempt was in 2011. I was 17 at that time. I had more attempts since then but I am grateful that none of them were successful. I’ve written a few articles about my diagnosis that you can read here and here as well as an article on how you can be a … Continue reading And So I Kept Living
If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal. -Emma Goldman Liberty. That’s the essence of democracy itself. The freedom for the people to choose their own rulers to govern according to their wishes. Supposedly, even one vote from the average Joe has the power to affect the country’s future. The government of the people, for the people, by the people. It looks and sounds like … Continue reading Is Voting Essential?