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They Only Came to See the Lupins | Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Hues of purple, pink and white The raiment of Queens tall and poised Dye a meadow green and moist Such... Read More

5 Life Lessons We Can Learn from Dementia Patients

Dementia is an ugly, terrible disease, but the minds it claims are not. Living with a dementia patient can take a toll on a caregiver. But... Read More

Making it as a Freelancer Series: Brass Tacks on Fees and Your Value

Yes, we freelancers are passionate and yes we love what we do. But ultimately we still need sustenance in order for us to continue doing what we do.  Money... Read More

My Mother Has Dementia

Soft whimpers emanate from behind a closed door. Those are my cue. I sigh. I steel myself. I pound on the door, like a collector about... Read More

4 Things I Learnt Growing Up in a Broken Home

"Because of you I'm ashamed of my life because it's empty." This line, plucked from Kelly Clarkson's 2004 Because of You, lacerates my heart like... Read More

8 Times Friends Made Us Cry

Friends is a comedy sitcom that stars six characters with different idiosyncrasies. There are Ross Gellar, Monica Gellar, Chandler Bing, Rachel Green, Phoebe Buffay and Joey... Read More

Making it as a Freelancer Series: 50 Actionable Tips to Take

Made the decision to be a freelancer? Well there’re many things for you to cross off! Here are 50 actionable tips for you to carve out a successful…

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Making It As A Freelancer Series: Success Strategies

My journey as a freelance writer wasn't always smooth-sailing. I reached the nadir circa June 2011, when I lost two projects — one recurring; and one ad-hoc — in... Read More

Making It As A Freelancer Series: The Pros and Cons

I was 23 when I became a freelance writer. This decision I made when I was working at a video production house, and I became privy to... Read More

Why I Will Continue to be a P!nk Fan Even When I’m 90.

I still remember the moment I became a P!nk fan. It happened circa the I’m Not Dead era. I was of course familiar with songs... Read More