upon the completion of another qualification…

some people say graduation is a once-in-a-lifetime affair, and i have had the privilege of doing so twice. a little more than eighteen months ago, i was a fresh bachelor of arts (media and communications) graduate from the university of melbourne, sitting in her first official masters of journalism class at monash university. at the …

how to live an extraordinary life in an ordinary world: ‘love does’ by bob goff

we've been told time and time again not to judge a book by its cover, simply because the cover doesn't necessarily reflect its content. i, however, have to admit that i do judge a book by its cover. embarrassingly, i was addicted to the twilight series some four years ago because the black and red …

because few things compare to a mother’s love.

(this entry was inspired by fiona ren's piece published on mothers' day, entitled "love and loathing: mother's day reflections".) there is something very unique about a mother-daughter relationship. and there is certainly something very unique about my relationship with my mother. one of my earliest memories is being bundled up in a yellow fleece hoodie …