Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Corporate yearning

 

 
It’s times like these that are quite dangerous for my well-being – I’m reasonably busy at work but mentally still quite weary after the two years of research for my …


Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Be still, my restless spirit

 
It’s quite confronting to realise that it has been around ten years since I was a carefree, well-paid yuppie in Singapore. Listening to Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s old album reminded me of …


Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Beauty in chaos

 

 
When I was still a yuppie in Singapore, working as a Group Business Analyst for one of the multinational banks, I often travelled around the Asia Pacific. I remember visiting …


Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Arbeit macht frei

 
Having experienced three different circles of employment in the last five years has certainly provided me with differing viewpoints. I had worked in the financial sector for most of my …


Friday, May 21st, 2010

It’s yesterday once more

 
While scanning through all the status updates in Facebook, one of my highschool friends posted a snippet of a song that I recognised. Even though he translated the lyric into …


Thursday, September 25th, 2008

I’ve said my Goodbye

I sent my farewell note to my workmates at the company – it’s heartwarming to get some responses with the encouragement given. I mentioned that I would be leaving with …