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'lakas ng loob' (lit. inner strength).

Sometime in the past three months,

I decided:

I will no longer

be afraid

of the lesser life.

Life In Moments

on the fight, at the seventh-month mark.

Seven months in and this is what I understand… My Project Engineer role is basically all about constantly having to talk to and chase people (mostly) for other people. 421 more words

Heart Talks

home (2016): for stability | for caging.

When I was home last week for Eid, I was asked many times when – not if – I would be back home for good. 424 more words

Life In Moments

revisiting "A girl can dream - but never big enough."

“Last night made me inexplicably sad. Maybe it’s a natural progression – maybe that’s all that it is – but it also reminded me why I was so angry, being home, two years ago.

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The Write Stuff

this fckn Malaysian societal mindset on marriage as validity for- (I'm screaming)

I was told by Intern Girl – excitably, may I add – that kursus kahwin (lit. wedding course; usually for soon-to-be bride and groom) will be offered free-of-charge to the young professionals of the neighboring company (also our national oil company… go figure) by their – believe it – young professionals organization and SIGH. 680 more words

Life In Moments

Chapter 4: Autumn

Happy Birthday, Nivi! This one is for you. Never stop writing :) 

Khushi removed the hairband and untied her braid. I like your hair open, she remembered him say. 1,649 more words


Quote • PINTER and NO MAN'S LAND • Janet Street-Porter

‘No Man’s Land is a monumental waste of talent. is more than 30 years old and hasn’t worn well…. you leave the theatre repeating just two words: “what?” and “why?”. 107 more words