On Writing Short Stories

Should I be writing more short stories? As you may have noticed, I call myself a ‘writer’ but I have never posted a short story on this blog before. And short stories are supposed to be super-common, aren’t they? Why haven’t I written and posted any yet? The truth is I have written short stories before. Obviously. […]

This Year’s (Unachievable?) Writing/Blogging Goals

Alright, time to unveil my writing and blogging goals for this year!Okay, so today is…*glances at iCal icon* January 29th, which means that it has been twenty nine days since 2012. Aren’t yearly goals supposed to be shown earlier than this? Well, it did take me some time to realize that I never posted my […]

Novel Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Here’s my take on the New York Times #1 bestselling novel, The Fault in Our Stars. As I’ve mentioned in my previous post about cancer, I read The Fault in Our Stars. Now, the first thing to understand is that I didn’t choose to read this book because I was super-interested in cancer or in reading about […]

Funerals, Cancer and Death: Memento Mori

Lately I feel like there have been a lot of funerals happening around myself lately. Not that anyone very close to me had died, but still, having funerals to attend at the start of the year is not exactly encouraging. I mean, today’s January 14th which means it’s two weeks, and I’ve already went to […]

Remembering the Flood, One Year After

This week I’d went on holiday to Pattaya, a city in Thailand’s east, famed for its beautiful beaches and a tourist hotspot. Stay clear away from the scandalous red light streets and a peaceful vacation can be found here. I’ve been to Pattaya lots of times, and apparently a friend of my mother is an […]

Long Live the King!

Today, 5th December, is annually celebrated as Father’s Day here in Thailand because it is His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday. This year marks the King’s 85th birthday. So, happy Father’s day and long live the King! Today, Bangkok was once again turned into a stream of yellow-shirted people. (Yellow is the King’s color, because he was born […]