How To Leave Singapore

The time has passed so quickly yet not at all. That’s how semesters go, as birds soaring past the sun, as feathers dragging in the wind. You have flinched during thunderstorms, studied for essays, sweated gallons from your upper lip alone. Intimidated, you still haven’t tried to use any clause-final discourse particles— you’d feel silly, like a poser. The farthest you’ll get in using anything … Continue reading How To Leave Singapore

Haakon Superfoods & Juice

Here in Singapore, a furious storm’s tantrum has been boiling on for what feels like days. Though the circumstances make scavenging for food a bit more troublesome, that hasn’t stopped my body’s natural screaming for nutrition. After shuffling through the MRT to Holland Village, I stepped into the clean vibes that is Haakon Superfoods and Juice. The cafe’s interior, brightly lit with delicate plants in jars … Continue reading Haakon Superfoods & Juice

How To Move To Singapore

They say it’s going to be especially cold these coming months. You’re squeezed into an aisle seat, the buffer between the walkway and an overly cozy couple. The time that follows is full of the woman climbing over her boyfriend and shaking you awake every time she needs to use the restroom. You count fourteen. How is that even physically possible? Why does she have such … Continue reading How To Move To Singapore