Christmas Update!

First off, MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY! I spent days writing over 50 cards to send out to all those who signed up for a greeting card! I hope most of you have received it by now. 🙂 December is only time I am able to take a long break from work, so I thought I would…


Life of a Social Media Rockstar

November 2, 2009 / Daily Life / 18 Comments

Pat Law is my new idol. No, she’s not another Japanese singer. She’s a digital strategist for Ogilvy and a social media rockstar in Singapore. She recently wrote about how she stays on top of her ballgame with a demanding career and her online presence. Her 3 tips for balancing her life: #1: Work comes…


Conversation with a Telecoms Engineer

September 29, 2009 / Daily Life, Technology / 3 Comments

Had the fortune to manage a part of the Singapore Grand Prix again this year. Highlights included walking pass Nicole Scherzinger and Michelle Yeoh, and also having the Senior Minister of Singapore check out my week-long workplace. Ironically, the only highlight that will stay etched in my memory was a conversation with one of my…


Why I Enjoy Reading Investment Banking Blogs

September 6, 2009 / Daily Life, Psychology / 16 Comments

Note: Excuse the typo-laden entry. It’s 4am and my eyes are about to close. My latest favorite reads are a line-up of cynical, sadistic, pompous blogs written by investment bankers. I can go through half their archives in one sitting and re-read some of their entries. Something about their bitterness is very captivating. Reason #1:…


Japanese Jazz: Informel 8

August 8, 2009 / Daily Life / 3 Comments

There was this one guy I really, really admired in middle school. I have always wished be at least half as talented as he is. He’s extremely talented and dedicated to everything he does. Whenever he has a goal, he would relentlessly pursue it and is always confident of its success. In school, he had…


Updates, Updates, Updates!

It has been a while since I last blogged about my daily life. Most of the time it’s because I don’t have much of a blogworthy life outside of work. But this time, it’s because I’ve been spending most of my time out, I haven’t found time to sit down to write. 😀 Company Plant-a-tree…


Indulgence: Reliving My Teens

January 3, 2009 / Daily Life / 11 Comments

Happy 2009 and Merry Belated Christmas! Sorry, I’ve been missing in action the past few weeks. I took a trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to visit my high school friends. It was like reliving my teenaged years for a week. We watched movies, played pool, ate at Chilli’s and by the roadside, played at the…