Film Camera

Why are we attracted to film cameras? Is it because pictures from digital cameras are so sterile and clean that they’re lack character? Or is it because we enjoy the approach and process of analogue cameras? To me, I’m drawn to the imperfection of film. The little bit of haziness, the softness, the lush colors, […]


What sends a shiver down your spine? Is it staring death in the face? Is it facing your phobia? My mother has always been awkward in signing papers. Given a choice, she’d rather get her thumb printed. That’s old school. But that’s how she is. She was given an anaesthetic for a procedure in the […]

Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

I once had a wise boss. He was a gentleman, firm but considered. He told us not to save on trivial things which would cost more in the future. I totally agree on this, especially on things intended to use for a long time. But there are also some things which I try to squeeze […]

Sunday Bliss: Grilled Cheese Sandwich

After watching the legendary scene of grilled cheese sandwich in the movie Chef, I’m inspired to make one of my own. In what’s like a follow-up to the movie, the mini series Chef Show (now streaming in Netflix) showcases Jon’s chemistry with his buddy Roy. It’s nice to see him getting his hands dirty and […]

Something To Succeed In

I was looking through my Day One journal and 2 years ago, I closed the entry by writing this: However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. – Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking is someone special. I proposed to my wife in the cinema after watching the show “The […]