Goodbye Toronto, Hello Singapore!

May 29, 2008 / Daily Life, Opinion / 10 Comments

Hello Nanyaters! I meant to update earlier but I’ve been sick, thus bedridden since I arrived at Singapore. Looks like a 20 degree Celsius change is just too much for my body to handle. Anyway, my fever is going down, so I thought I’d blog a little. Truth be told, I don’t really know what…

Goodbye Toronto

The fact that I’m leaving Toronto for good hadn’t quite sunk until today. May has finally arrived. By the end of this month, I will be returning to Singapore, after spending 4 years out of my 22-year life here. I came to Toronto to pursue a Bachelor’s after I graduated from high school in Asia….

Learning and Mastering a Second Language

April 26, 2008 / Culture, Daily Life, Opinion / 46 Comments

In an article from New Scientist, a man claims that his grandfather could speak 70 languages, and write in 56. And he’s never even attended school. This man also explained that while they were traveling to Thailand, his grandfather admitted that he couldn’t speak Thai. However, in less than 2 weeks, he was able to…

Fear, Spirits, Religion and Reason

April 20, 2008 / Culture, Opinion / 15 Comments

Disclaimer: This post is heavily religious and philosophical. If this is not your cup of tea, don’t drink it. If this is your cup of tea, please drink till the very end. If you are out to preach or contend, don’t bother. I’m a staunch agnostic theist. These are simply my beliefs . Note that…

Protected: Betrayers of Buddhism

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Why Do You Blog?

March 29, 2008 / Daily Life, Opinion / 26 Comments

EDIT: To read the post above, please request for password, as the post may be sensitive to certain people. All requests from regular commenters will be accepted. The rest will be based on my discretion. Sorry for the inconvenience. I was reading Mr. Javo’s post on why blogs have taken over the internet, and it…

Beauty Isn’t Worth Money, Honey

Here’s a surprise post from my 10-day hiatus. I was checking out Soompi forums this morning and stumbled upon this thread, which quoted a real advertisement from Craigslist where a “spectacularly beautiful” girl is looking for “guys who make 500k or more…for marriage only.” Basically she’s an honest gold digger. And I have to applaud…