- Dec 2014“... ...”
- Riding Waves 2014
2014 had been a ride. I have not been back home (to Malaysia) this year, focusing most ...
14 Dec 2014
- Oct 2014“... ...”
- Ars Electronica Festival 2014: an interpretation
Here is an abridged version of the English Highlight guide tour that I gave on Sunday 7th ...
8 Oct 2014
- Jul 2014“... ...”
- It's only hair!
When I said I wanted to do this, only two people said go for it. Most were shocked, some a ...
19 Jul 2014
- Jan 2014“... ...”
- My name and why am I Chinese not Malay?
I wrote this as a Facebook note on 16 February 2007, five months after I first arrived in ...
19 Jan 2014
- Sep 2013“... ...”
- Hack the Barbican: a personal reflection
Hack the Barbican officially launched on Friday 9th August 2013, exactly a month since I f ...
15 Sep 2013
- Goodbye, August 2013
Here I am, at the Lakeside of Barbican, seated under the sun and thinking, it’s 31 August ...
2 Sep 2013
- Jul 2013“... ...”
- Being Brave
I started doing something new each month since May 2013. Each month, I started going to a ...
7 Jul 2013
- Signed up to Race For Life!
"Cancer, we're coming to get you!" Race for Life, fundraising event by Cancer Research I ...
2 Jul 2013
- Apr 2013“... ...”
- Merrily We Roll Along
There was a time when we were young, when we believed that anything could happen, when we ...
23 Apr 2013
- Contradiction: Technology and Dance
One of the contradictions I live - both personally and professionally - is technology and ...
5 Apr 2013
- Mar 2013“... ...”
- Look at who you are from the outside
I was at the event "Media Meets Money - Creating capital value in the new media age". I ho ...
26 Mar 2013
- Feb 2013“... ...”
- Table for one
When I am out with a friend, from the time we meet, perhaps walk to the restaurant, then d ...
19 Feb 2013
- Happy Chinese New Year
It has been 7 years since I last celebrated Chinese New Year the right way - with my famil ...
10 Feb 2013
- The left brain thinker in creative arts industry
When I still had the idea of designing a business card a couple of months ago, I didn't kn ...
2 Feb 2013
- Jan 2013“... ...”
- The value of things
When I started to declutter my place, I didn't have too much trouble discarding items. I d ...
31 Jan 2013
- What does it mean to be a Chinese (or any ethnic group) nowa ...
A South African teacher of mine posted a video of Kimmi Skota singing "My African Dreams" ...
28 Jan 2013
- @LivingArchitect on @LondonRealTV
(I don't know how the hell @LondonRealTV started following me, but thank god it did. I wat ...
27 Jan 2013
- Is it OK to be a middle class?
I got my first Les Mis experience yesterday - on movie. (Yes, shamefully, I hadn't watched ...
27 Jan 2013
- Amazing Apps
You must know someone who has the latest piece of technology, but it has never been fully ...
25 Jan 2013
- Dec 2012“... ...”
- Without Arts Education
The more I think about the fact that creative subjects are not in the EBacc, the stronger ...
1 Dec 2012
- Nov 2012“... ...”
- Share: 6 Lessons from Negative Reviews
This is a repost of part of Jenny's post. Full original version here. Before that, in a t ...
12 Nov 2012
There was this UFO table thing in the corner of Barbican Weekender, and appeared on the li ...
5 Nov 2012
- Define: Contemporary Dance
What a wonderful definition of contemporary dance by Sanjoy in this article! : "If these ...
4 Nov 2012
- Oct 2012“... ...”
- Birthday Wishlist
I am not a big birthday celebration type of person but this year, 2012, I am using it as a ...
21 Oct 2012
- Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
Must admit - I recognised the name, mainly because of The Adjustment Bureau. Whilst I nor ...
12 Oct 2012
- Sep 2012“... ...”
- The men on screen
I just had this strong impulse to write about the things I like. I clicked on "Add new pag ...
21 Sep 2012
- Free, and trying.
I changed my spending habits; I stopped living the weekend routines I had for the past two ...
9 Sep 2012
- Define: You
I love the idea of not having many things, of not keeping things for the sake of it. So pe ...
8 Sep 2012
- Ghost The Musical, try to believe...
Ghost The Musical was on my Musicals To Watch list since last year, and knowing that it wi ...
2 Sep 2012
- Aug 2012“... ...”
- What is ballet all about?
I learnt ballet all my life, but I got caught up in thoughts when I came across the questi ...
11 Aug 2012
- Athletes and artists
Sports push the limits of human body Arts push the limits of human imagination ...
5 Aug 2012
- Jul 2012“... ...”
- Go Bonkers for the Olympics Opening Ceremony
Don't even try to ask me how I would compare the Beijing ceremony and London ceremony. ...
29 Jul 2012
- For: Fang Yi
A person can be as famous as (s)he can be, or as good in what (s)he does as (s)he can be. ...
21 Jul 2012
- Jun 2012“... ...”
- And he stood quietly in the queue
Sometimes, I wonder about the importance of how much we think we are worth - the thing tha ...
24 Jun 2012
- Job application: Crafting the recruiters' experience?
One of the most useful lessons that I learnt in the past two years or so has something to ...
12 Jun 2012
It is a time of change, and there is a lot of cleaning up to be done: All those ticket ...
6 Jun 2012
- "About me (and dance)"
I wrote this for the facebook page of Celestar School of Performing Arts. (Original link c ...
5 Jun 2012
- May 2012“... ...”
- Dear Steph
Yesterday was a dear friend Stephanie's graduation, and I can't help but think about the j ...
12 May 2012
- "Have I stopped dancing?"
This is a story I saw on a LinkedIn group posted by Mark... An incredible story that I'd l ...
6 May 2012
- Apr 2012“... ...”
- The reason I attended Bersih 3.0
Here is a billboard ad for Gillian Wearing's event at Whitechapel Gallery and it asked ...
28 Apr 2012
- The Easter Escapade
One day when I was doing my weekly cooking in a hurry, I suddenly realised that I have sto ...
12 Apr 2012
- Questions for "hip hop culture"
A brilliant piece by Birdgang Dance Company asked, "What is hip hop? Do I have to walk lim ...
6 Apr 2012
- Mar 2012“... ...”
- Ballet Class
Here is something I wrote immediately after ballet class last night. It has been at least ...
29 Mar 2012
You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to ...
20 Mar 2012
- Kony 2012 - 2
It actually did not take me long to decide where I stood after watching Kony 2012 - I am n ...
17 Mar 2012
- "20 years later"
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than ...
16 Mar 2012
- Kony 2012 - 1
KONY 2012 from INVISIBLE CHILDREN on Vimeo. KONY 2012 is no doubt a great film in its o ...
7 Mar 2012
- Reading: why are we so afraid of creativity?
“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have ...
4 Mar 2012
- La Boheme Silent Opera
I've seen opera once and thought that was that, one thing done. But what the hell is a sil ...
3 Mar 2012
- Feb 2012“... ...”
- School of Dance by Marcello Bumbica
A video made by friend of my colleague, one that makes you smile. "Dance first, think late ...
29 Feb 2012
- what about dance is even remotely "transformative"?
What about is even remotely "transformative"? This is a real question by a real person, ...
26 Feb 2012
- When will my journal look like this?
Been keeping journals since I was 13, but not one that looks like this. I want to hug his ...
8 Feb 2012
- Dec 2011“... ...”
- I am already/only 24
I really want to go out for meeting new people, to open my eyes, to learn more, and everyt ...
4 Dec 2011
- Sep 2011“... ...”
- Dance or no dance
I'm baffled. Finally I see - after Bloom Festival last weekend, and a year after I starte ...
29 Sep 2011
- Hard Work
Do you think you work hard? Think again... About that person whose career you wish t ...
23 Sep 2011
- I am nameless and identity-less
For the first time, I feel that I am part of a big group. I didn’t mean in the sense of “s ...
12 Sep 2011
- Telling too much and being exclusive
"Why do we need a newsletter?!" The producer questioned, "Isn't Facebook good enough?" ...
10 Sep 2011
- Time: reserved for art or PR?
Four weeks to World Premiere. I start to get emails for email interview requests, and p ...
7 Sep 2011
- Work emails: what you say
I was tired. I felt that I was overworked. I couldn’t be bothered. I was very grumpy and ...
6 Sep 2011
- Opinionated but let someone be in charge
I am determined to be a strong candidate who is capable of the job role. It seems like I h ...
4 Sep 2011
- Jun 2011“... ...”
- The lesson: Painful yet more.
The mistake. "Please. Please check again that you might have it somewhere in your bag." ...
19 Jun 2011
- Learn to Dance through Life
I used to dance a whole day. I used to dance everyday. And I used to say I owe dance every ...
13 Jun 2011
- My perfect recipe (maybe)
I was cleaning my room yesterday, chucking and giving things away (again). So I threw away ...
7 Jun 2011
- What the old fortune-telling machines tell you
Who tells you who you are? Can only be the old fortune-telling machines. A few friends an ...
2 Jun 2011
- May 2011“... ...”
- The Stories I Tell
One of the important words that represent the work my company does is "storytelling". The ...
31 May 2011
- Power Plate taster
When the "Ditch Gym, Dance More" idea was brewing in my head, I thought of Power Plate. ...
26 May 2011
- Looking forward to
In the next one month, I look forward to: Starting and getting into my "Ditch Gym, Dan ...
22 May 2011
No one is perfect. That, I know. But some people strive for perfection, some don't. I am t ...
11 May 2011
- Apr 2011“... ...”
- I am 10 years younger
It has not been an easy experience trying to fit into a group of great artists who mostly ...
15 Apr 2011
- Mar 2011“... ...”
- Different Art
After being a member (a rather dormant one) for about 2 years, I finally attended my first ...
18 Mar 2011
- My photos goes on tour too: "Still Moving"
If you remembered this project I was involved in last year, my photos are finally going on ...
8 Mar 2011
- To-do list, unchecked.
I enjoy my job tremendously yet, sometimes, I feel prisoned. Prisoned by the chores I need ...
6 Mar 2011
- Feb 2011“... ...”
On a good day, I scout for a Giorgio Armani white suit that is worth thousands. On an a ...
21 Feb 2011
- A life story
"How would I describe my life story, in one word?" This is a question that I asked myself ...
20 Feb 2011
- Dec 2010“... ...”
- Optimism /Da bu liao
I remember people used to ask me, "How could you be so optimistic?" I couldn't quite give ...
18 Dec 2010
- We ate, drank, and laughed.
Today was the company's away day, where I met most of the board members. Lunch, meeting, d ...
10 Dec 2010
- Being humane: Duck video and the responses
I laughed so hard when I saw this video. I watched it 20 times, I laughed 20 times. Those ...
8 Dec 2010
- Nov 2010“... ...”
- Think quick, think flexible
There must be a way for me to think quick, think flexible. There must be a way so that I c ...
20 Nov 2010
- Oct 2010“... ...”
- "Let life just be like that"
So the first week of officially in the job is now gone. These five days felt good, I must ...
22 Oct 2010
- Sep 2010“... ...”
- Life for rent
Imagine... instead of an estate agent, there is a "life" agent, where people can let their ...
30 Sep 2010
- Investments Part 1
I keep a personal finance diary (because when I know where the money goes to, I somehow fe ...
26 Sep 2010
- One failure and more items in My Initiative180
If I move my ass out of this chair right after this post, I might actually feel the fire i ...
24 Sep 2010
- Why am I doing what I do?
I have a confession: When I heard some of my friends who has just graduated in another deg ...
22 Sep 2010
- 20 years later, are we just fine?
"To whoever reads this: Hello. You will be fine." Taken on June 4th, 2009. 20 years ...
21 Sep 2010
- Just a little bit of kindness
Life is rough. But when I heard these stories and experienced them myself, the effect is p ...
4 Sep 2010
- Aug 2010“... ...”
- First time at Notting Hill Carnival
I was the "resident photographer" (whoa, prancy prancy title) for Jamboulay Carnival Arts ...
31 Aug 2010
- Malaysia * dance(r)(s) = ????
For a long while, I felt very disconnected from the Malaysian dance scene. Can that be jus ...
28 Aug 2010
- Good things come to those who wait... (Part 1)
Good things do come to those who (actively) wait. Am truly blessed. The Rose, written by A ...
26 Aug 2010
- Love (and a clown van)
"I really love you." Love is a word overused, but not overrated. Just like what was ...
24 Aug 2010
- Like a Boss
Now I am not feeling solid about my career. Being able to intern for my dream dance compan ...
23 Aug 2010
- What do you do on the bus?
Those who know me for a while must have heard me said before: "I fall asleep in any mov ...
22 Aug 2010
- Young cheerleaders
Taken at London Youth Dance Day as part of Big Dance 2010. ...
21 Aug 2010
- The debate on "diversity" in the arts
Few days ago The Guardian published this article "The arts need diversity schemes". ...
20 Aug 2010
- 10 Reasons to Eat Chocolate
This will also be the start of me posting amusing sights and scenes I saw while I went tra ...
17 Aug 2010
- Initiative180 Challenge Done: Babysit
The Fear I don't like human babies as much as animal babies... Babies and children are p ...
15 Aug 2010
- Joining the very scary Initiative180
Stephanie Lee is a very special friend of mine. She launched this Initiative180 project la ...
8 Aug 2010
- Am I creative?
One of the expectations of me as a dance student is to create dance works or make up dance ...
5 Aug 2010
The scenario:Watching Akram Khan and Nitin Sawhney's Confluence at Sadler's Wells, 7.30 - ...
4 Aug 2010
- A not-so-fresh (but good) start
I tried and tried. I've finally had the new domain working, but I've 'lost' all my posts - ...
3 Aug 2010