I work in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, within 2 km radius from both the KL Tower and the PETRONAS Twin Tower. The public transport is quite extensive here, ranging from buses to monorails to LRT to KTM commuters. I am fortunate as my workplace is a minute walk from one of the LRT stations, … Continue reading Strangers in the Train
I started growing my hair out at age 8. My reason was simple; all the girls I knew then had long hair and I wanted to blend in. That reason felt logical at the time sounded absurd now, but that decision I made more than a decade ago stuck - I had long hair ever … Continue reading The Day I Cried at the Hairdresser’s
It was one of those beautiful days in Manchester. The sun rays were visible through the gloomy clouds, the temperature comfortably warm and the breeze, cool and gentle. It was the kind of weather that happened so rarely in spring that it drew me outdoors, even when with a design project due within the week … Continue reading “You’re so beautiful” He said. And I fled.
Three words, three syllables, eight letters. Say it, and you got my full name. It’s not quite how you expected the sentence to end, eh? *mischievous laugh* My real name is very unique - short but far from simple. It has been countlessly spelt and pronounced wrongly that I sometimes stopped correcting people and started answering to however they … Continue reading Power of Names: Three Words, Eight Letters
I remembered my first Valentine present. It was a tiny fancy binder clip, no bigger than the size of my thumb, and had a yellow bear face superglued to one side of it. An unexpected gift; it brought warmth to my heart, and I had kept this treasure in my memory box ever since. The … Continue reading The Silent Musing
“The truth has not so much set us free as it has ripped away a carefully constructed facade, leaving us naked to begin again.” ― Lisa Unger “Say it. I need you to say it.” And he told me exactly what I needed to hear. ** In a perfect world, what I need to hear … Continue reading The Idea of Love
Imagination is a blissful thing. Look at an empty street and it becomes a busy one filled with beautiful people and things. A blank sheet of paper can be one with artistic calligraphy and beautiful designs. Look at the sky, and imagine you can fly and see a million things. A million possibilities, an endless … Continue reading Monster in the Dark: Pt 3 of 3.