The Burden of Being Burmese

I'm currently reading a book of poetry. Since the revolution began in Myanmar or in less romantic language- since the power-hungry genocidal general decided to rudely steal the liberty and freedom of 50 million or so people and decided to give orders to his evil army to go on a stealing and killing rampage in…

I’m back.

Taken during cherry blossom season this year, Spring 2021 I disappeared because of several things. 1). I received some creepy messages from someone. At first I thought they were genuinely appreciating my ramblings and I entertained them but when I realised they had some other ideas, I felt it was too late and I would…

small reminders

it's okay to not be okay care very little about what others have to say about you remember that it doesn't matter if your story so far has been less than desirable your past mistakes don't make the sum total of who you are you're not a bad person for expressing your discomfort you're allowed…

One year anniversary of my blog

Everything heals (a little drawing I made for this blog post) When I started this blog exactly a year ago (it's been a year!), I was in pain. I was a bit broken to say the least. At the beginning of this painful journey, I was under this notion that my self-worth was somehow intricately…

Corona Diary: Small progress is still a progress

Things I did last week: I guess we're really lucky here in Nagasaki because we're not a strict lockdown. We can walk around, and go to places as usual most of the time. Most restaurants are still operating but they recommend you to order takeout instead of sitting in. I've been jogging and it's really…

I just want more cats.

Nagasaki's Dejima Wharf 26 September 2019 Since I've become single, people keep telling me there's plenty of fish in the sea and they mean it well and I really appreciate it. But you know what's abundant in the sea? Trash. Like, literally mountains of trash. Lots of trash. Rubbish. Garbage. Junk. Debris. That is what's…

I joined a writing workshop!

So when I made the decision to start this blog, I knew I would be facing two big issues. One being that I write my blog posts like it's a personal diary and it could be too revealing and too inward. As a result, it wouldn't be relatable to you, the reader. The point is…