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All the world’s a stage

The way your heart thumps in your chest, pumping blood through your veins so fast that you can feel it pulsing in your ears and prickling your eyes. Suddenly you ...

Winter Song

Those chilly mornings where you alarm clock goes off and it's still pitch black outside and you've barely slept because life.is.busy. But you jump out of bed anyway and run ...

When Life imitates Art

As ten white-coat clad men hovered around my bed giggling at the crying foreign girl, I almost let a little laugh slip out. The irony was uncanny. A mere two ...

On Spontaneity

This year has been one of the most spontaneous years of my life. I like to believe that I'm quite a spontaneous person in general, but yesterday as I booked ...

The storm after the calm

Thick, like day-old coffee, my head feels fuzzy, but I know the words are in there somewhere. They float around my mind so freely and yet when I come face ...

for the love of seasons

Dusty little tangerines lie next to rosy-cheeked pomegranates, and as the moon falls deeper into the sky, the fruit man pushes his cart away and all the fruits slip and slide ...

Urbanjungleitis

As the evenings get a little darker and the mornings a little cooler, my body struggles to adjust. Leaves start to change colour and my hips begin to ache. I ...

Five Years Time

"Oh well in five years time we could be walking around the zoo with the sun shining down over me and you..." Or...you could still be living in China. You ...

Taiwan, 我想你

Yesterday I was lying in bed reading and I suddenly got a pang of nostalgia for Taiwan. As I turned the page and tried to focus my mind back onto ...