Written onrushing and never in the present the present is the present that we cannot accept even with the fullness of running rushing forwarding time welcome to Singapore where the rat race is a paceless marathon running and running down and also running away I cannot stand it but there is also nowhere to sit […]Read more "You Cannot Take a Stand"
“How could there be a day in your whole life that doesn’t have a splash of happiness?” – Mary Oliver 149.6 million kilometres from the fiery furious nuclear forge of the sun 8 minutes streaking across the abyssal darkness To wash and break all across the expanse of the morning to fragment and dissolve like […]Read more "Drinking in the Dawn"
OFFICIAL RESPONSE TO AN ORAL HISTORY We don’t agree with your account. Your narrative is inconsistent and repetitive; looping. Don’t get so emotional. In fact we would say your account is slanderous in the extreme. What other agendas do you have? Do you actually have the interests of Our People at heart? We think your […]Read more "Last Word"
Are you serious? In the past 24 hours, I have asked myself, and been asked this more than a few times. Why so? Well, less than 24 hours ago I submitted my application for the captaincy of Ursaia (Green) House for the second time in four years. For a bit of context, the House Captain […]Read more "Second Runs & Bright Torches"
Yes, that’s my name today. No, I’m actually older than that, sorry. Closer to 700. No, not 51. Yes, thank you, I know it’s a new look. No, it isn’t a new dress. I borrowed it from someone else. Yes, but then we split. No, but it wasn’t my decision. Spilt milk, and all that. […]Read more "First Lady"
How much are your CCA points worth? In 2009, flush from the glory-days of SJI, I swept into Catholic Junior College, determined to continue my golden streak. I had, after all, been the Head Prefect and then the Senior Josephian of the Year at my secondary school. I had won all the available prizes you could win […]Read more "On Failure: Reflections of a Has-Been"
That one time I was featured in an art website. i was really humbled and astonished to have been chosen! It’s been a while and I’ve gotten a little better since….thank you once again to Charlie for this privilege! Doodlewash Hello! My name is Choo Ruizhi (follow me on Instagram!), and I’m a third-year History […]Read more "GUEST DOODLEWASH: Messy Lines"