I’m back home in Hong Kong for the first half of recess week! It felt like Christmas came early as I was pushing my luggage down the hallway of my floor. After hearing all my hall friends go ‘I’m going home for the weekend’, I couldn’t believe I could finally say that. This was my first … More home for (half of) recess week!
In between spending all my free time with my high school friends and being in the dorm room sobbing over how homesick and lonely I am, there are moments in the day where I feel strangely fine, and notice these small things only in passing. I don’t particularly miss them too much, but it registers as … More little things i miss
It’s been a month since classes started in university!! Classes aren’t that different from high school, and overall, academic life still resembles something that I’m familiar with. But that’s pretty much it; the list of similarities and familiarities between my old high school life and new university life ends there. Some of the stuff I’ve been … More one month in!!
It’s been a month and three days since I got here!! (And one month to go before I get to go back for a bit!!) I still get moderately homesick at times and the past few weeks have seen me crying on and off, but at this point it’s becoming routine. It’s not exactly that … More culture shock pt. 2
Hello people! I’m currently in Singapore, where I will be for the next few months until I get a break from uni. It’s been about a week since I got here and I finally have some time alone!! Today was my first day staying in the dorms the whole day, not being in orientation or … More HKG 🇭🇰 > SIN 🇸🇬
i. my mom has two sisters. growing up, we called one of her brother-in-laws with the style ‘uncle [surname]’ and the other ‘uncle [first name]’. on the flip side, both aunt’s kids (my cousins) would call my dad ‘uncle [first name]’. why is this weird? first of all, we’re chinese. but we address each other … More normal is weird
Hello people! [不知不觉, because I don’t have an accurate translated word in English] we have unknowingly lapsed into my last full week in Hong Kong. In about 10 days, I’ll be Singapore-bound!! I accepted the offer from my university only two days ago, but in those two days, I’ve read up on how to matriculate, … More ready or not