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Why Dropping Out Was The Best Decision I Ever Made

December 2, 2010

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At the end of 2006 I was a wreck. I was bowed down by financial commitments, a huge workload and deadlines. I felt time poor and hugely burdened by household chores. I also felt like I was drowning in the advice, advertising and admonishments¬†the modern world sprays at every consumer, like a police riot squad […]

A Step Back In Time

November 22, 2010

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Spat out of the air-conditioned comfort of my office building, I wade through the humidity, looking to leave modern Singapore behind. I caught a glimpse of the old world the day before, a tiny battered shrine under a tree. I need to go back to make sure it was real. Up a winding covered stairway, […]