Top 5 Favorite Android Apps (Part I)

March 7, 2011 / Technology / 6 Comments

Lately, I’ve been on a quest to seek out awesome apps for my phone. IMHO, the Android Market isn’t doing enough to promote all the phenomenal apps out there. So in the spirit of sharing, here are some of my favorite apps of the moment. 01. Human Japanese Learn Japanese for under $10 Human Japanese…


What’s In My Bag — 2011 Edition

February 8, 2011 / Daily Life / 4 Comments

Much has changed since my last What’s In My Bag post, so I thought I should do an update. Before I start, excuse the quality of the writeup and photos in this post. I’ve been sick as hell the last week (I still am!), so I don’t really have the energy to meticulously check over…


New Shoes!

May 21, 2010 / Daily Life / 10 Comments

I interrupt my usual analytical / tech geek entries with an entry all women can appreciate. I got new shoes! The awesome part is that they’re not my usual style. For those who’ve not met me in person, my dress sense is very Calvin Klein. Solid. Black. Timeless. And, boring. Then I stumbled upon this…


How to Brew Tea – Properly

August 13, 2009 / Daily Life / 13 Comments

As a child, my mother would tell me that I would learn to appreciate coffee once I became a grown-up, and that I would slowly move away from drinking tea. I’m now 23 – and that didn’t happen. I became a tea nazi, instead. I need to have my tea brewed a certain way to…


The Nanyate?! Guitar

July 12, 2008 / Daily Life / 7 Comments

While I was showing my high school classmate around Singapore yesterday, a guitar caught my eye. When I saw it, my heart skipped a beat. It looked strangely familiar, almost like something I’d design myself. I wanted to buy it, but I was hesitating, since I don’t make many impulse buys – at least, not…


Tea of the Mist

April 24, 2008 / Culture, Daily Life / 24 Comments

I’ve always been an avid tea drinker. My daily tea usually consists of black teas because only they are strong enough to leave a bittersweet aftertaste, which then ends with a sort of sour afterthought in the middle of my tongue. I never drink tea with milk. Just a lot of sugar to counter the…