Every day I take a 1-second video using the app 1 Second Everyday (https://1se.co) to record what’s happening in my life. This is for March 2019.
A friend in her late 20s today tweeted something along these lines, “A friend from school is on the way to having her third kid. While I get the idea that success comes in different forms for everyone and everyone moves at their own pace, I admit I do feel a bit left out. How […]
Last week, I read a journal article by Southeast Asian historian Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied on a radical women movement in my country called AWAS and this sentence is still etched in my mind four days after reading it: It is now a truism to argue that colonialism was, in essence, a masculinist enterprise supported […]
Busy day again! And it looks like it is about to be this hectic everyday until mid-April until I submit my first three chapters to my advisor as promised. Sharing some reads from the past few days here. On trying to talk openly about financial insecurity, in a world where talking openly about financial insecurity […]
I have written close to 4500 words today for the second chapter of my thesis. While a lot of them are a bunch of muddled words so far, constructed out of rough notes without any proper citation at the moment, I am so happy to be able to finally sit down and give some shape […]
If there is one thing you should learn about me today, is that: I have always loved the idea of learning by teaching, although by default I have never taught as a profession. Having discovered the Feynman Technique, my friends and I decided to embark on a spin-off on this technique during our MA Design […]
Every day I take a 1-second video using the app 1 Second Everyday (https://1se.co) to record what’s happening in my life. This is for February 2019.
Woke up to the terror attack news in New Zealand. Almost Pavlovian, my brain got into its usual analytical mode. I began to scan my Twitter timeline for updates and development — my brain in its full force digesting and critically digesting every part of news — the growing cycle of hatred, the rise of […]
I am signing off early from my data analysis session today because I feel like I’m on the brink of a burnout — which is, as you guess, not going to be good at all. I plan to get up early tomorrow and work from a cafe. A change in scenery is good sometimes. I […]
I have been feeling completely useless on both personal and professional level these days. Granted I am having progress on my thesis, but I have also been struggling to find a part-time job — one that not only could support myself financially while I am pursuing my Ph.D., but also at the same time would […]