Monthly Archives: June 2011

i’m all in, may 09

Yesterday I played poker with a new group of more experienced players and I got absolutely slaughtered. It was a very humbling experience and made me realize alot of my flaws and weaknesses. I have a sore lack of discipline. … Continue reading

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setbacks, 2008

Fallen ill- not terribly, terribly ill, but bad enough. I haven’t studied in a week, and I haven’t been to the gym for about 4 days. The usual cyclic process with me is like this- I get very enthusiastic about … Continue reading

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Does Racial Harmony Justify Xenophobia in Singapore?

Is xenophobia justified if it promotes racial harmony? “I am not a racist but I am most certainly a nationalist. In the event of a dispute between a foreigner and a Singaporean, whether he is Chinese, Malay, Indian or Eurasian, … Continue reading

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with myself, april 2010

I’m frustrated, but not really. I’m a little bit disgusted, although I shouldn’t be. It’s getting harder and harder for me to live with myself and my state of mediocrity. I wish I could explain to you just what it … Continue reading

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Knowing But Not Knowing.

I had an art teacher in secondary school who never taught me anything about art, but he did leave me with a cryptic saying he was particularly fond of. “You know, you know, but you don’t know.” He was a … Continue reading

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work in progress, june 2010

It would usually be accurate if you described me as “the guy who always has something to say”. Right now, though, I have no words.I have learnt more than I ever imagined I would. But I cannot articulate it- the … Continue reading

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armchair critic history

I’ve definitely missed out a couple of shows here and there, but here’s a list of what we’ve played! Apart from May 2007 and April 2008, we’ve played at least once or twice every single month since we got together! … Continue reading

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