It has been over a month of lockdown in Thailand, and yesterday marked the cautious resumption of some businesses and re-opening of local parks. Though the number of new Covid-19 cases each day have dwindled down to single digits, looking towards a post-pandemic society still feels wearily distant, and the uncertainty will most certainly pollute… Read More Unmasking the Fashion of Masks | Covid-19
An award? Um, I did not expect this at all…I’m kind of flabbergasted. So, I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award; it was created to discover, recognise and welcome new bloggers to this incredibly supportive blogging community. Thank you so much to the lovely Kristie for nominating me – check out her blog for hilarious,… Read More Liebster Blog Award!
“Ni hao!” says the random white, middle-aged man, grinning profusely as he leans in much too closely for your liking whilst you’re walking down the street. Sigh. Hands up if this has ever happened to you. This scenario has happened to me multiple times whilst I was abroad – I can guarantee you, every Asian… Read More Microaggressions: You’ve Been Victimised
One sunny April day, I decided to drop into my old high school, and naturally beelined towards the music department. After exchanging all the How Are You’s and the How Has University Been’s and Any New Aspiring Musicians In School’s with my old music teacher & guiding mentor, we began conversing about… Read More A Sense of Entitlement: A Malignant Tumour?
So, if this were a game where you must draw a connection between these three places, my answer would be memories. That’s what I used to think of – vivid concerts provoking newly discovered human senses, tourist attractions bustling with awe, and home sweet home. But in… Read More An Arena, Historical Landmark & Apartment Block
Like a Snapchat streak, I have one with suffering. But I’m doing it meaningfully: Something with compelling and extraordinary purpose, Something infinitely greater than existence, And something certainly not about me. ©TMK
I am tired, and quite exhausted – There could be infinite hours of sleep in the night, But never enough for the type of rest I need. ©TMK
“Kataware Doki” by RADWIMPS – From the beautiful film, “Your Name”. If the soundtrack was a landscape, it’d be the Northern Lights. It is the feeling of your mind exploding with chaos, panic and disorder but simultaneously embodying serenity, tranquility and solitude. This is life, this is kataware doki – broken, fragmented, but a beautiful… Read More “Kataware Doki” / “Cheap Thrills” | Piano Mashup