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In Other Words

When pale words and bright eyes and long letters and stout strokes come together for something greater than its parts.


Editorial Intern, The Straits Times

My award-winning essay, Senior Runner-up for the Commonwealth Essay Competition (The world’s oldest international schools’ writing competition — out of 9,933 entries)

Remembering Mr Lee Kuan Yew: Rage against the dying of the light

London 2014 Winners’ Week Experience, The Royal Commonwealth Society Blog (Met the Duchess of Cornwall at a Buckingham Palace reception, attended workshops, and ate a lot of fish and chips) 

Book Reviewer, Bookcase to Heaven, reviewed books sent by publishers, organized virtual publicity tours for debut novels, and interviewed Young Adult authors


In Other Places

On looming mountains, misty beaches, glossy maps, worn trains, undimmed convenience stores, bustling eateries, and airports-in-limbo.


SINCE 2017

Bali

Guangzhou

Shenzhen

Hongkong

Sichuan

Macau

Johor (Vipassana Meditation Course)

Washington, D.C. (Dumbarton Oaks Wintersession)

Currently living in Cambridge, Massachusetts

BEFORE 2017

Europe: U.K. (London, Cambridge), Italy (Venice, Rome, Florence), Vatican City, France (Paris), Germany (Berlin), Belgium (Bruges, Brussels), Austria (Salzburg), Luxembourg, the Netherlands (Amsterdam), Swiss Alps

Asia: South Korea (Seoul), Cambodia (Phnom Penh), China (Beijing, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Lanxi, Nanchang, Shanghai, Hongkong), Thailand (Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket), Sri Lanka (Colombo, Galle, Trincomalee, Dambulla, Negombo), Malaysia

South America: Guatemala (Guatemalan Highlands, Antigua, Quetzaltenango)

Oceania: Australia (Sydney), New Zealand (too many)