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A month ago, on 8 March 2014, it was International Women’s Day. As the day came and went, I mulled over its significance and its importance. What is Women’s Day for in the first place? How do people perceive Women’s Day? According to Wikipedia, Women’s Day is the “general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards […]

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Although I hardly ever change my earrings, I love necklaces. I often feel like my pendants need to mean something more than just look aesthetically pleasing. 1. Rose-gold heart lock  This was my 21st birthday present from my mum. She wanted to give me gold, so we went to Tiffany’s and picked out this one. […]

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I have no desire to learn to drive and to get my driver’s license. And I have gotten enough crap from people just by telling them that. It’s funny, you’d think I was offending them or something just by stating my personal choices. I don’t know why they are somehow so adamant in their belief […]

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Before I start, I can already hear the groans. “Singaporean girl, is there anything at all you like? You seem to dislike everything!” But I don’t dislike everything. I just feel a need to find personal meaning in everything or I can’t believe in it. If you already don’t like where this post is going, let me remind […]

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I honestly didn’t expect my post on unpopular Chinese new year sentiments to get so many views and comments, and much less to have it be selected to be freshly pressed! I was flattered beyond words, by my viewers and followers and the editors of WordPress. Just last night, I discovered that Journette had nominated me for a Liebster award! […]

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Warning – these are my own reflections and not opinions I derived from anyone else. We can agree to disagree.  It’s the eve of Chinese New Year. Families are gathered around tables brimming with delicacies, busily smacking their lips and rubbing their full bellies. The rare evening of the year that people gather to celebrate […]

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A few days ago, I shared this blog post titled ‘I’m an introvert, and I don’t need to come out of my shell‘ on my Facebook timeline. This spawned a mini comment discussion, most of which revolved around what it means to be social and anti-social, and was largely the source of inspiration for this post. If […]

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