Rediscovery

One of the joys in editing ‘Peeling Layers’ (current working title of ‘Lizzy & Michael I) is stumbling upon a passage such as this. There was something peculiar and downright intriguing about the girl he stumbled upon as he reached the end of the...

Struck by Inspiration (of a Different Kind)

When I feel the need to take a break from the written world, or when all my ideas seem stagnant, I turn into another craft; one that has enticed me long before I started scribbling with pen and paper. Just like writing, this craft has a very similar therapeutic...

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...

Editing: A Different Kettle of Fish…

After a lot of procrastination, I have finally started editing ‘Peeling Layers’ (working title of ‘Lizzy & Michael I‘). Embarking on this project is like familiarising myself with uncharted territory. Compared to writing a first draft, 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...