It was Valentine’s Day yesterday and I hadn’t made any plans in Singapore so I decided to stay in and catch the repeat of the Grammy Awards. Still, I couldn’t not celebrate the symbolic international day of love (gags), so i decided that I would spend some time with one of my many loves (yes, […]
I know I said I’m taking a break from blogging for a while but after coming across the video below, I really needed to share it. I have two reasons: 1. Because of how flashmobs were originated, we always assume that it needs to have mass group participation to be a success. The video below […]
This is going to be a short post but I wanted to share with you a two things with the same message. This is a message that I feel very strongly about. Of late, I’ve been hearing strains of the same thought across the local social media sphere, and I hope that it really catches […]
I know that I’ve been posting a lot of things related to suicide of late but considering the many, many cases we’ve been hearing of late, it is obviously an issue we need to talk about more. Image taken from Sindre-Wimberger on Flickr under Creative Common License. P!nk, one of my favourite performers ever, obviously […]
In the past few months, the United States have been dealing with a spate of suicides involving young people. Late last year, a series of youth suicides which happened one after another in the period of a couple of weeks due to gay bullying highlighted the issue. Many people – celebrities, the average person on […]
I woke up this morning to the tragic news that US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is fighting for her life after having been shot in the head during a meet the constituents session in Tuscon, Arizona. Picture above taken under the Creative Commons License from Freedom to Marry on Flickr From the latest reports that I […]
So, I’ve been sitting here glued to my Tweetdeck for the last hour or so keep getting updates on the results of the Coroner’s Inquest into the death of political secretary Teoh Beng Hock. Obviously, there is a lot hanging on the results. First, there is the Teoh’s family who has had to grief the […]
I created this video in response to Facebook messages and tweets I saw online yesterday regarding the death of a young Malaysian. He had some problems with love and decided to jump off a building.
It’s Dec 1 and it’s not just the first day of the last month of the year, but it is also World AIDS Day. Before I go into my post, I’d like to appeal to you to do a couple of things today: 1) Wear a red ribbon to raise awareness about the cause, and […]
It quite refreshing today to wake up and read the New Straits Times page one story about how people who purchase pirate DVDs has been let off from talk of laws being put in place to punish them for their purchases.