i. accents i love how accents are indicative of what other language one can speak, or on the polar opposite end, how absolutely useless they are at indicating anything else. accents are nothing but a symbol of pride, of your own rich history in learning the language, of being associated with your own country. having … More love letters – language
Like many other people, I like listening to music. It’s nice having some sounds for company on commute, or having some white noise to block out while studying, or just having some background music so it’s not so quiet. Over the years, I’ve gone through numerous artists and countless albums, mostly because I go through … More musical memories // a list of which memories BTS songs bring back
With so many things in life changing all the time, it’s nice to have constants. Ever since my friend D (wow, a new addition to the group of initials I usually bring up!) mentioned how grounding having constants like texting a friend daily or seeing a friend weekly is, the whole concept of it started … More constants
I’ve been meaning to write and blog more, but life is busy so I’ve been prioritising and this didn’t end up that high on the list. Anyway now that I’m commuting somewhere without a book, I have time to write! Granted that I don’t exactly feel like an international student because all I did … More international student shenanigans
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!!