Monthly Archives: November 2016

Candide by Voltaire

R was talking about this story when he was in Dubai earlier this year. I didn’t know about it so, it prompted me to read this lit by Voltaire. It was a story about an overly optimistic Candide who loved … Continue reading

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I needed to go Home!

19- 21 Nov 2016 I went home for a quick visit. I felt like I needed to bond and talk to my family. Honestly, I was/am still sad. I needed them. We just went to Tagaytay, had meals, wellness activities … Continue reading

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Triumph of the ID

Uncoordinated, self-serving, instinctual needs are aspired to be grasped. Almost immediate, delays impermissible. ID is desired by the young. Ego be fed with facts. Superego ignored. Iced and decorated with stability and consistency of the AMBIGUOUS. Whether safe or unsafe, … Continue reading

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Great Eastern Women’s Run 2016

13 Nov 2016 This is a great time to run for me. I am in the midst of recovering from a semi-broken heart. Well, I didn’t have much time to practice for this run because I’ve been out and about, … Continue reading

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Questions, Answers

Questions, Answers, Questions, Answers. Can we go back to where we started? Simplicity of these two, Interrogations simmering into sweet embraces Minds locked by some heavenly connections Streaming like an endless river Voiced and unvoiced rhythm Music vibrating into the … Continue reading

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Stories: Athens, Greece

This elderly couple was behind me while I was queuing to buy the entrance ticket to the Acropolis. Woman: Honey, thank you. Man: For what? Woman: For making this trip possible. Man: ahhhh (sounded like he was deeply touched)… I … Continue reading

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Proudly and beautifully ruined: Athens, Greece

26-30 Oct 2016 I flew with a heavy heart. Even the thought of just leaving him on the island made me feel really sad. Anyway, I had no choice. I had to fly. I arrived in Athens and took a … Continue reading

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The Colours of Santorini, Greece

22-26 Oct 2016 I wasn’t really planning on going anywhere in October because I expected that some people would visit me here in Singapore. My relatives did while R didn’t. I was a little disappointed because of that, hence, I … Continue reading

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