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Singapore Once More, Lah!

I am planning a trip back to Singapore – my adopted city state – and it started me contemplating what I miss about the Lion City. 806 more words


Reconsidering concepts of space

Moving abroad and then moving back again has taught me about material possessions – I often analyze which “stuff” I need, and what I really don’t need. 254 more words


The Liability of Mobility

Happy New Year, Reader!  I hope your holiday went well, or at least was tolerable.  I didn’t get into any fistfights with family this year, so I’m counting that as a win. 1,070 more words

Known for its tasty cheese, lenient marijuana-smoking policy, and the Red Light District, one thing I know is that I love The Netherlands for its diverse culture.

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A New Year in Leeds

It has been an eventful year here.  I passed my first term at Leeds College of Art, was hired and resigned from what turned out to be an illegal employment scheme, made many new friends, started my 2nd year at LCA, and had a sculpture exhibited in a public show with the rest of my class in Bradford.   750 more words

Cultural Differences

Moving to Germany

I’ve known for some time that a move to Germany was a very real possibility. My fiancé, Jan, is a German citizen here on a work Visa. 727 more words


A Short History of China: part 4 of 6

Before moving on with China’s history in the 20th century, it’s important to understand that China has a rich and long history of the arts: for instance, literature, poetry, painting, opera, and music. 466 more words