2017- My Blog Year Roundup

Happy New Year soon-to-be! If you’re living in areas of the globe where you get to experience all the four seasons, I hope you’ve enjoyed shopping for all the Christmas stuff this past week (especially for my female readers; all the limited edition Christmas makeup available). Having cosied yourself with a mug of hot chocolate/…

The Different Narratives of Depression

Just last week, news broke out among the K-Pop fandom that SHINee’s lead singer Kim Jong Hyun was found dead in his Gangnam apartment as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. Prior to his suicide, he was struggling with severe depression. Coal briquettes in a frying pan was found in his apartment. He is the…

Say It In Photographs: The Lazy Person’s Meal

If this picture looks dark, it’s because it’s 2.30pm and I am not in favour of too much artificial light in the daytime even if it’s dim. Adding to the shade of this photograph,  the sky is a cloudy drab shade of grey, as it often is during the month of December. It’s also a…

See 2017 Out in Style

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
2017 is in its final weeks! Before we grab 2018 by the horns, it’s time for the wrap-ups and top ten lists that help us reflect on the year that was (and that make great blog posts when you’re crunched at holiday time). As you plan your 2017 year-end…

The Power of a Name

On introspect, I’ve come to realise there’s a kind of subtle power in names that often may go unnoticed. Historically, generally speaking, at least according to research done by Reader’s Digest, names are tied into culture and aristocracy bestowed long names onto their children to indicate their high societal status. There’s a reason why sadly,…

My Take on Makeup

I started putting on makeup at about age 11. I was in my mother’s bedroom’s attached toilet, and had been having secret rendezvous with her makeup powder palette for the past week. I remember them being bright colours, pink for the cheeks and colours such as green? Orange-y shades? For the eyes. It was the…