The mental ward was painted in pastel white and green, the cleanliest part in the busy hospital. The couches were upholstered in misty earth-tone faux leather and everything in the waiting room was carefully selected for its ostentatious, almost fake, simplicity. The pictures hung on the walls were straightforward—the painting of a hut in a green field is a hut in a green field. There … Continue reading Finding Myself from a Bangkok Mental Hospital
How my life became a derailed train after I tried a lucky colour chart. Continue reading The Lucky Colour
From riding in an elevator with someone you don’t like and getting stuck in an elevator with that person to get a job offer on an elevator ride… Here are a few strange little things that happened to me in elevator. Continue reading Elevator Pitches
The man was unexpectedly handsome, or rather, ‘cute’ because of his sweet look resembled one of the K-Pop stars. He looked better in real life than the picture he put in his profile. The man who could have gone for a much better opportunity—represented a brand or appeared in an advertorial page of a magazine, not driving in a tiny Honda car. He was my Uber driver.
Bangkok traffic is so bad that a couple of times a month I come across the news about a woman giving birth in a taxi on a tollway. I know somebody should have done something to fix the traffic conditions in Bangkok, when almost every time after the plane I took lands I kinda expect to see another baby-born-on-the-road short notification splashing onto my iPhone … Continue reading Highway Baby
While I was on a plane from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur, I met a guy at the lavatory and made my first fifty ringgit. Continue reading Cry Baby
My cat died just a few days before I arrived home in Samui Island for my friend’s wedding. Well, not my cat, really, but a cat in our house. We named her “Sticky Rice” because she showed up one afternoon in our lawn while we were having lunch and tried to steal sticky rice. My dad was the one who shooed her out of the house … Continue reading A Cat in Our House