The past 5 or 6 weeks have been a continuous one essay after another. And for me, if you haven’t guessed, I pour heart and soul into every piece of writing I do. So I have been completely absorbed the past two months in my schoolwork. I think I have discovered the solution to this […]

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A Drop of Golden Sun

It’s Saturday, i have a lot of work to do, but as usual my common response to crippling workloads is to PROCRASTINATE. The Buddha from Pinterest and the Internet was right: “The problem is, you think you have time” | Internet Buddha In any case, i thought it wouldn’t do anyone any harm if I […]

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Mightier than the Sword

Crystal thrust of a great spear deeper than the sparkling ocean-galaxy Pinpoint apex of an iceberg running into the oldest singing dream Yet you wield this weapon so carelessly; your lazy tired scrying These meandering wine-dark rivers which you spill onto My milk-white plains, marble-cold and endless forest Don’t you know the fury clenched in […]

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Why Do You Go Away?

  Why do you go away? If it is adventure you seek, or curiosity that guides you, then perhaps consider USE2315: Participatory Development in Southeast Asia, a USP field-based (overseas) module offered by USP Faculty A/P Peter Vail in the summer (otherwise known as the special semester in NUS). Like many terms and concepts birthed […]

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What is a Manta Ray?

Dear friends, who have always wondered where my instagram-wordpress handle comes from, this is it:Picture copyright Todd Aki, Getty Images Manta rays are one of the largest species of ray species in the ocean, growing up to seven metres in width. The term ‘manta’ comes is Portuguese for ‘mantle’. They are classified with the Elasmobranchii […]

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