Category Archives: Think

The Wall

    Hard and cold a solid fortification Proud and bold a peaceful demolition The Iron Curtain that split The East and The West The country’s burden a never-ending identity quest You thought a wall could suppress a desire for … Continue reading

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Tell me why…I don’t like Mondays…Tell me why This song came across my mind as I was contemplating on this amazing artwork at Carriageworks the other day. On 29 January 1979, 16 year old girl Brenda Ann Spencer opened fire … Continue reading

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It’s a matter of time

At the unexpected moment our eyes met we failed to talk a second expanded into eternity I heard a sound in the empty-air tick-tock tick-tock our hearts beat accordingly I watched the movement of your lips mumbling rambling words with … Continue reading

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Our gracious neighbour

After a short peaceful cruise across Lake Manapouri, the boat slowly approached the shore of West Arm, trying its best to minimize the disturbance to the serenity embraced by the surrounding mountains. As the boat came to a standstill, the … Continue reading

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Same but different (II)

I love listening to cover songs, especially the ones that are so different from the original. It’s like experiencing something that is so familiar, and yet so fresh and exciting. Sometimes it’s that sense of confusion that drives my curiosity … Continue reading

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If in doubt, leave it out.

Given that today is World Environment Day, I think I’ll write something relevant to this theme. So I found a takeaway coffee cup in the recycling bin the other night, because that morning my caffeine addicted flatmate went to a … Continue reading

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Is fate fluid?

What if the Nazis and the Japs had won World War II? What would that world be like? Based on a novel by Philip K. Dick, The Man in the High Castle gives a glimpse into an alternate history, in … Continue reading

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