Redefining Possible.

When I am inspired, I want to challenge every tired narrative out there that is reflective of my personhood. I want to challenge every narrative that describes Possible against the landscape of words that are often brought up in the context of loaded and double-edged meanings: traditional; conservative; familial; cultural; religion; female; progressive; Muslim; Southeast … More Redefining Possible.

The ordinary, unexpected tale of a 21-year friendship.

2020 sometimes feels like a year that keeps taking with surprising speed that I keep having to remind myself it is one that has also given in bountiful. Growing up, when Mum welcomed international examiners during exam season, she would bring us kiddos to the dinners with the external profs. In one of those occasions, … More The ordinary, unexpected tale of a 21-year friendship.

You will always be ‘too much’ – and you are just fine.

I have been thinking about this and decided I will just put it out. I think the process of living the words “Be yourself” is in truth, extremely difficult. I spent my teens and twenties unpacking what that means – how to stay true to myself while staying ‘relevant’. I have held myself back too … More You will always be ‘too much’ – and you are just fine.

against the flow.

It’s funny: I don’t think I’m special but when I look back, I feel like I was always going against the flow of the majority in my immediate circles or communities. In my schooling years when friends dreamed of white knights and picket fences, I dreamed of university life in America. I chased that dream … More against the flow.

for Tom.

I hate for life to makes sense only when death comes knocking; I hate to write about life as this big, significant thing only when death comes knocking; and I really hate reflecting on life cos death came knocking and therefore reminded me that eveything is transient. But there is no winning… against death. I … More for Tom.