A journal is much more than a book, bound by glue, filled with blank, empty pages. Some are lined and mostly filled with an untidy black inky scrawl, almost as undecipherable as hieroglyphics. A journal is more than just a notebook sitting prettily on a desk as a decoration. No, it is far more than... Continue Reading →
Mocks. Exams. Hah. I feel that the majority of people would have gotten their mocks results back by now, and perhaps are either elated or embarrassed by their results. I'm not overjoyed with my results, but perhaps that's a topic for another rainy day. I've noticed one of two things that have happened during these... Continue Reading →
My mum turned 16 a few weeks ago - or so she wishes. Lately I've noticed my mother's black hair has started to be interwoven with silver threads, so out of place, alien almost. I'm not sure if it's the stress of raising three teenage kids, each with separate demands and increasingly higher costs that's turning... Continue Reading →
Today, I stood on stage and received two awards for the end of year Awards Presentation Assembly. Just last week, I had completed my Duke Of Edinburgh Bronze 'Adventurous Journey' and three days ago I received the fantastic news that I achieved a distinction in my Grade 4 Trinity Flute Exam. At the minute, 'model... Continue Reading →
"SO, what do you dream of doing in the future?" an acquaintance asks. I usually respond with: "I don't know"
I'm feeling very inspired by a friend of mine, who spoke recently about something I never thought would come up as a relevant topic for a speech. As I have a chemistry test for tomorrow, I think this is a perfect time to write about the stress of living the Asian life.
I was told that I had to write a TEDTalk about something that we are passionate about for school. I have a big passion for writing, performing and speaking, so naturally, I rose to the occasion. Here is a transcript of my speech. I hope it conveys the passion I have for firstly english,... Continue Reading →
The past generation has messed the planet, now we've have to fix. But we're gonna push it to the next generation because we believe that they're gonna fix things because they have the technology and they have the brains to do it, just like the last generation did. My friends, we are not saving the planet, we are saving the human race.