Re-everything

So, I took an IELTS test yesterday for work and scholarship purposes, and the stars seem to tell me that I did a whole lot better than last time. But I’m not really here to talk to you to sleep about the whole test, despite how my neck aches because of how the test center is seemingly incapable of purchasing better quality of those, desk chairs considering the amount of money we spent on the actual test! Ugh! Anyways… Despite the years I spent buried in books, research and academic writing, tests like these still send my blood racing. It seems to point a sneaky finger at me, asking for validation of my love for words and how we’ve been acquainted over the years. So, the writing section has always […]

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Musings

Throughout my time interning for newspapers, there’s a scarce amount of time that allows me to write in first person because there is definitely no use of the pronoun “I” in writing articles now would it? But tonight, I wanted to take some time and talk about a few things that crossed my mind recently.  I just, feel, good, about everything right now, about where I am, despite my recent luck, or the lack of it with my scholarship. Nonetheless, I take everything as a lesson to correct myself in improve for the future. On the other side, perhaps I’m meant to stay for a while and take in as much experience as I can. Despite the horrendous traffic, I’m relishing in the hustle and bustle every morning and the sigh […]

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Les Petits Plaisirs

What makes you lay back and douse yourself in pleasure? By now I’m sure that simplicity is a value that I hold very dear. A blog post brought that notion to light with the word un petit plaisir that refers to taking pleasure in the little things. Whether its your clothes, the food you eat, and right down to your attitude because when you appreciate the littlest things, you get to be thankful for the big ones. Here are my les petits plaisirs Sipping up a strong, velvety latte Wearing my rolled up-ankle baring jeans with leather loafers Coming down to the last sentence of a really good book (though you are often times left with the anguish of deciding what to read next) Chowing down on a fresh, hot, golden croissant […]

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