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Still wondering

Hi, my name is Ria. I am a senior financial management student and after managing to survive and take 195 units for the past ten terms, less than two weeks from now, I’d be officially earning my bachelor’s degree and I might probably join the ‘workforce’ soon. 35 more words


Hope your week is off to a good start! I wanted to share a quote about change. I wrote about my struggle with the transition…

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Big life moments, big life secrets.

I graduated from grad school in 2013. I have not had a real job, ever. Teaching in Korea doesn’t count: it may have been a steady paycheck, but the job was a joke. 261 more words

Big City

When I Quit My Job

This is first piece of writing in the “What I Learnt” series. To find more readings in this topic, click “What I Learnt Series” under Categories on the left hand panel or search “learnings” under popular tags. 510 more words

Blogging 101

The second, ever

A day after returning from leaver’s I wore a denim blazer, mint green racer-back singlet dress/top thing that was a thick but stretchy material, baggy but banded at the waist (very popular at the time), one of my pairs of cherished round-toed kitten-heeled shoes and probably a mid-2000s small-looking handbag to meet a lady about an office job. 510 more words


The very first

I attended boarding school for the last few years of my secondary education. That in itself is a long story of no interest for another time (the sacrifice, the tears, the way I can’t look at posters of hunks without laughing until I resemble the beetroots I subsisted on for twelve months). 513 more words


"I can get another girl to take your job in five minutes ... one who really wants it."

Andy Sachs: She hates me, Nigel.
Nigel: And that’s my problem because… Oh, wait. No, it’s not my problem.
Andy Sachs: I don’t know what else I can do because if I do something right, it’s unacknowledged.
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