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Thoughts vs Reality

Thoughts vs Reality

5.1.17 Firstly, I’d like to thank Aloy for being my model. Ashley Goo hasn’t been very active ever since she debuted. My interest in photography is growing, and I’m glad to have friends like fiftyflick for teaching me some tricks and tips as part of […]

WHAT WE EAT FOR A VEGAN PINIC

WHAT WE EAT FOR A VEGAN PINIC

In our younger days, picnics were a time where our friends and family would congregate over satiating and satisfying foods. Unfortunately, as we grow older, we often dismiss these activities with excuses such as ‘i’m too busy’ or ‘i have no time to prepare’. Indeed, […]

2017 No Resolutions.

2017 No Resolutions.

In most of my adolescent years, I’ve always struggled with low self-esteem and find immense difficulty loving myself. I’d succumb to peer pressure, conform to societal norms, to so call ‘fit in’. Oh the terrible things I’ve done to harm myself just to look good on the outside was one of the most disgraceful memories of my life. It was to the point that I legitimately wanted to end my life because living was just hell and it doesn’t have to be. During that period, I’ve let so many people down, my family being the worse. In the year 2017, I’ll be 20 (no longer a teenager). It’s time to live for myself.

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48 hours left

48 hours left

8:30am. The morning air was cool and crisp with the breeze gently caressing my skin. The sky a clear ocean blue. I took in a deep breath while I kept my eyes closed. It was utmost invigorating as my senses rejuvenated. Absolutely gorgeous. I don’t […]

Reliving the Good Old Times

Reliving the Good Old Times

Can you spot me in this photo? becos I can hardly recognise myself. It’s been some time since I visited PL and my fellow guzheng mates. I was pleasantly surprised that a meet up was initiated by Jiayu though out of 7 of us in […]

I’m No Longer Vegan?!

I’m No Longer Vegan?!

photo credits: @simplyalphonsine

Awoken by the most disturbing dream ever:

As my family and I got off the plane and landed in safely in Singapore on Tuesday, we decided to have dinner at KFC. Very Very Strangely I ordered the chicken drumsticks those spicy and extra crunchy ones. With my first bite, the tug of war match began in my mind. My mouth was enjoying the crispy and crunchy-ness of the fried chicken, my tongue savouring the taste which I hadn’t had in ages. However, the guilt of eating the flesh of another being just haunted me. Guilty Pleasure. After that ____ meal, the level of moral culpability just broke the scale. I tried purging all of it out of my system because I was just so grossed out by the fact that I just ate my poor friends. But, nothing came out. I then decided to give up on Veganism.

It felt so real. When I woke, I had to recall what exactly I had for dinner last night when I landed in Singapore. Thankfully, my memory didn’t fail me, I ate Dian Xiao Er (Vegan).

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Vegan Picnic

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Paddy Fields and Street Foods | Taiwan Edition

Paddy Fields and Street Foods | Taiwan Edition

I was very much pleased with the breakfast as they had a reasonable spread of veg items. It was heartening to see a jar of soymilk beside the cereal bar. After breakfast, it was time to depart to our first location. We were greeted by […]

Spot The Difference | Taiwan Edition

Spot The Difference | Taiwan Edition

A step out of the airport and I was welcomed by a cold gust of wind, ominous clouds and relentless honking. It was a 40 min drive, didn’t feel like sleeping so I decided to play the game spot the difference. Firstly, it was a left-hand drive, […]

Fratini La Trattoria

Fratini La Trattoria

In celebration of our 2nd monthsary, I decided to treat Nic to a really special lunch. The concept of Fratini La Trattoria is that there is no menu because everything is customised on the spot. And with every dish served, their awesome servers will introduce the dish’s origin eg. South of Italy etc. The first time I went there was during our usual family dinner on a Saturday. Ever since then, I can never forget that place. The taste and flavours were deeply etched into my memory, just writing about it makes me salivate. If you’re thinking of a really romantic and special date night, this is the place. I went during lunch because it was half the price compared to dinner 😛 It’s best to make a reservation before heading there especially if you have specific dietary needs like me.

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Being Vulnerable = Being Weak?

Being Vulnerable = Being Weak?

  ‘Be the change you wish to see in the world’ Mahatma Gandhi I grew up in an environment where crying is a sign of weakness. I was told of how damaged and broken society is and how cunning people can be. Indeed, the scariest […]