ANGER AND RAGE

Night of destruction across DC after protesters clash with police outside White House (The Washington Post- July 1 2020). Boy who walked out in anger reunited with family (New Straits Times- July 18 2021). Cops probing case of maskless man seen hurling abuse at stall operator in viral video clip (The Star- July 19 2021). …

Ice sculpture, Harbin(2009)

Harbin (Northeast China)

The cold bites through my skin; the soles of my feet feel a numbness that I’ve have never felt before. That’s how it felt when I visited Harbin in 2009 – a city located in Heilongjiang Province, Northeast China. Not surprisingly, it is also known as “Ice City”. It is the most fascinating and amazing …

4 Disney Shows To Rewatch That Will Bring You Back To The 2000s

If you’re a ‘90s or early ‘00s kid, I’m sure that you can agree with me when I say Disney shows were one of the best parts of our childhood. Growing up in the era where fancy gadgets have not yet been introduced, the television was our one and only true addiction.  So, what if …

Why Teens Make Bad Decisions and How Parents Can Guide Them

We were all teens once and had done the most outlandishly foolish of things. Looking back now, I often wonder why I had acted irrationally and got myself into trouble back in the day. Some of you may have even gotten into the long arm of the law and stirred the wrath of your parents …

Plastic Pollution

REUSABLE STRAWS, ANYONE? “Since when did you begin to use reusable straws?” asked my friend. “When I saw that video of that poor turtle.” I was referring to the video in 2015 that went viral thanks to Christine Figgener (A&M University, Texas). A video of an olive ridley turtle. It was excruciating and bloody. I …

Our Most Essential Tips On Making The Perfect Silky Smooth Steamed Eggs

I have lost count of the number of times I had attempted to dish out a silky smooth and heavenly soft steamed eggs dish. What motivated me to keep trying multiple times was my youngest fan who loved and still loves steamed eggs and chawanmushi.  After searching online for recipes and tweaking them, I finally …