A Revolution in My Web Design Philosophy

As some of you may have noticed, my site structure has changed since the migration to the new servers. I streamlined the pages in preparation for my new theme; a new theme that is going to be radically different from anything I have ever designed. Not that it’s going to look revolutionary or anything; it’s…


3 Things Every Hairstylist Should Know

July 11, 2009 / Daily Life, Opinion / 16 Comments

Just left a hair salon horribly, horribly unimpressed with my hair do. In my sporadic time in Singapore, I have only ever found ONE awesome hair salon. And today, I think I have discovered what distinguishes the elite hairstylists from the mediocre ones. Before I go on with my list, I just wanted to say…


I am Predictably Irrational

June 16, 2009 / Opinion, Reviews / 5 Comments

I have a perpetual struggle against the word FREE. I always caution against FREE because I know it always entails some sort of cost or condition. But I still fall for it, time after time, especially when buying sanitary pads. The amount of times I have been duped into buying the wrong variety pads because…


Why Twitter is Evil

March 20, 2009 / Opinion, Social Media / 11 Comments

Ever since I downloaded TwitterFox, I’ve become hopelessly addicted to Twitter…to the detriment of my blog. It’s become so easy to post my opinions and internet finds with 140 characters that writing 400 worded posts has come to be too cumbersome to write. It’s become so easy to hear what others have to say in…


Gym Memberships and Marketing Tactics

I finally got myself a gym membership after living in Singapore for 7 months. The experience of a getting a membership was…eventful. I wasn’t quite expecting the answer to my innocent question, “how much does a gym membership cost?” to be a 1-hour bombardment of marketing tactics. Unfortunately for the gym, these tactics pretty much…


Thank You Apple!

December 19, 2008 / Opinion, Reviews, Technology / 20 Comments

Whoa! I didn’t expect the sudden influx of questions and concerns from my anger-filled post about my melted magsafe adapter! Anyway, I’d like to take this opportunity to answer all your questions for everyone’s future reference so you all don’t have to trudge through hell for a simple adapter replacement. 1: What’s the update? After…


How to Become Successful: 10,000 hours

Yes, that’s right. A portion to success in anything is to clock 10,000 hours, 417 full days into whatever you do. Or so claims Malcolm Gladwell, author of “Blink“, in his latest book “Outliers“. After interviewing many extraordinary people like Bill Gates and the Beatles, he comes to the conclusion that one important component of…