The World is A’Changin…

The other day, I watched an Indonesian news about a state school in Medan (North Sumatra) boasting their value of multiculturalism. The school enrolled students from various races and religions, and had built a Church, a Mosque and a Synagogue in the same school...

Another Change of Scenery

Despite all efforts, the change to part-time job hasn’t worked as well as the College and I had anticipated. I have found myself firing up my computer on my days off to catch up on those things I simply couldn’t get to during my working days. And whilst I...

Better Work-Life Integration (Part 2)

To say I’m excited about working part-time is an understatement. I am looking forward to having more time – both to myself and with my husband. I am looking forward not having to do so many additional hours outside work just to keep my head above water. I...

Better Work-Life Integration (Part 1)

Suffice to say that my writing plan for 2013 didn’t work out according to plan, as my full-time work demanded a lot more of my attention than I originally anticipated. It was the College’s milestone anniversary, and even though (quoting the...

The Art of Cooking Risotto

I love risotto – it is one of my favourite winter comfort food. I have also been very intrigued on how to make the perfect, creamy, yummy risotto for a long while. Two things have prevented me from mastering the art of making risotto sooner rather than later....

Liebster Award

My sincere thanks to Lou Schwarz for nominating me for this award – I am very humbled. Rules of the Liebster Award: 1. Thank your Liebster Blog Award presenter on your blog and link back to their blog. 2. Answer the 11 questions from the nominator, list 11...