As soon as the plane landed, the raindrops began to fall.

She looked out the window as each raindrop tapped on the glass, welcoming her back to Singapore. She’d gone away for school, then stayed away for work, and now she was returning finally to this bit of land that…

Lil’s Spooky Stories: Day 2

For the month of October, I decided to try my hand at writing a genre that I’ve historically felt quite uncomfortable about… horror, creepy, haunting. I have not historically got on with this genre because I’m a baby and I’m trying to expand my repertoire…

Lil’s Spooky Stories: Day 1

For the month of October, I decided to try my hand at writing a genre that I’ve historically felt quite uncomfortable about… horror, creepy, haunting. I have not historically got on with this genre because I’m a baby and I’m trying to expand my repertoire…

  1. The Girls -Emma Cline

very creepy, emphasizes how easy it is to casually fall into a cult

2. Final Girls -Riley Sager

hero? villain? all depends on timing

3. The Library Book -Susan Orlean

unimpressed with the extraordinariness of libraries, must read this and learn the value and importance of…

  1. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century -Yuval Noah Harari

I enjoyed this read, but I do feel that the title is a bit misleading, since the lessons are a bit vague. Harari attempts to tackle some big issues (globalization, climate change, technological advances, nuclear war) in this singular work. The…

If I’ve learned anything over the course of 2020, it’s that I CAN in fact paint and that painting is an extremely liberating experience for me.

I’ve spent a lot of time telling myself that I can’t draw, that I can’t paint, that I’m not good at artistic things, but…

I have been convinced.

I am now an avid lover of tea.

All this time, I had been so indifferent to it, but over the course of the last year and a half, the beauty of cold brewed tea during the summer and hot tea in the warmer months has…

Lily Sim

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