60 minutes with the world

High Street Envy

Every story of mine has to start with a walk and a discovery. Since Singapore has entered phase two, people are stepping out the streets in their masks and shopping for happiness. The joy can be seen in their eyes as their masks cover the rest of their glee. I went out to the mall [...]

Getting out of the labyrinth

I see a police car on the streets where my house resides.  I do not know what for and I do not care to think why it stands there. I have set course on a familiar path and trod on the road making sure to not jaywalk because I do not want to get arrested. [...]

A new idea

Hey everyone! I was thinking of starting a new series where I write my thoughts/poems/pieces based on songs I listen to or of your recommendation. How it works is I listen to a song and write what I feel while listening to it. I will not search for the lyrics to understand more. I will [...]

Let’s talk about what’s happening.

I do not even know where to start. Let me start with the events that have happened and are happening. It’s terrifying living in times where one’s colour, gender and sexual orientation are what decides if their life matters or not.  The death of George Floyd is the most shocking brutal and heartless crime committed [...]

Day 3 out of the number of days I will try to write continuously

If you have subscribed for the emotional experience, please do listen to this song and then continue to read this. https://open.spotify.com/track/4HbeGjbt7u3pvwDk1vN7P0?si=y85dRDU0SduNL2rWBanNhg This part of the song stuck with me the most. Today is a messy day for my heart. I watched the final few minutes of Call Me by Your Name. I then listened to [...]

Day 1 out of the number of days I will try to write continuously.

Yesterday was my birthday and surprisingly, I enjoyed it despite the whole world in quarantine. I think this will go down in 'one of the best birthdays of all time' list. Thank you to my best friends Dale and Raveena and my parents who made it joyful! I am 21. So, a legal adult who [...]