You know what I'm always amazed by ? The amount of people on this earth. All these homo sapiens, their births recorded meticulously on birth registries, all existing on this earth exactly the same time as me. Sit on a busy street for 5 minutes, the plethora of people that pass you by; some you... 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.
There's these rare, quaint times where I think of nothing and just stare into the near distance of my room. I'm not contemplating reasons for my existence or worrying about an essay for tomorrow, there's these times where the only noise in the room is my breathing and the aircon whistling gently, softly. Perhaps it's... Continue Reading →