Tag Archive: world
Off-Peak Season: Best Time to Discover – A Visit to Ostend (Part 1)April 17, 2020 9:00 am Leave your thoughts
Positivity – A Good Thing ?August 10, 2018 12:00 am Leave your thoughts
The Confidence Game… I have been doing a fair bit of self-reflection lately. As I am making a long trip to India, the break and the voyage is a good time to take a step back and take in all of life’s experiences this year. One of the things that has changed about me, after…
Books that have Paved My Way (Part 2)August 3, 2018 12:00 am Leave your thoughts
As I got older, I began reading more literary fiction. I focused on language and style, and genre fiction took a backseat. But nothing is as exciting, as thought-provoking, as heart-warming, or as funny as the fiction I read while growing up...
Books that have Paved My Way (Part 1)July 27, 2018 12:00 am Leave your thoughts
Growing up as a single child, I was never really lonely, but I did have to spend a lot of time alone. While my mother, who had quit her job as a flight attendant to take care of me...
Those Days in LondonJune 15, 2018 12:00 am Leave your thoughts
La Dolce Vita (sweet life) of a student… Recently, after a long hiatus, I picked up a PG Wodehouse “Jeeves” Omnibus. PG Wodehouse is the genius behind the much-loved character, Jeeves. Jeeves became so entrenched in the popular imagination, that there was once (before Google) even a search engine named “Ask Jeeves”. Jeeves, a gentleman’s…
A Labyrinth of LanguageDecember 8, 2017 12:00 am Leave your thoughts
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.”- Nelson Mandela...
Where is your “Caput Mundi” – Capital of the World?November 17, 2017 12:00 am Leave your thoughts
We were greeted with warm “Buongiarno”s amidst the crisp fresh morning air when we landed in Rome. It was spring, and I was there to attend a global event organized by the non-profit organization I belong to.
Welcome to My Kaleidoscopic WorldNovember 17, 2017 12:00 am Leave your thoughts
Hi, my name is Taina, and I am still trying to piece together my growing patchwork of an identity. I was born in Singapore and lived there until moving to Boston for college at age 19 – which was pretty much as far away from home as I could possibly be.
As a Youth in SingaporeNovember 3, 2017 12:00 am Leave your thoughts
Commonly referred to as the “Little Red Dot”, Singapore has grown from a tiny fishing village to a cosmopolitan hub in the span of fifty short years.