Monthly Archives: December 2015

My first writing retreat

Over 10 years ago, I began to wonder where I could find a community of writers¬†to hang out with in Malaysia. Of course, the writers must be meeting up somewhere in Malaysia, but where? ūüėČ In June 2014, I went … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #76 Sing&Day

Christmas is just around the corner, and it is the season to be merry. I’m not a Christian, but I like Christmas like any other person on the street. To me, Christmas is about reconnecting with family and friends, and … Continue reading

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#mindfulmonday: Mindfulness in eating

Like water, food is a necessity for survival. Some people love food and enjoy it, even to the brink of overindulgence. Others, on the other hand, view it as only a requirement¬†to fill the tummy for continued sustenance. Of course, … Continue reading

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3 poems published in EASTLIT Dec 2015

I have gotten into the habit of writing poems every week, and if I feel like it, a few a day. To me, it is a fun activity – an exploration of life and experiences, and sometimes the telling of … Continue reading

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#mindfulmonday: Mindfulness in yoga

My journey in yoga started on 26 September 2006. It was an important day, that day I signed up at a small yoga centre with my friend in Sea Park, because prior to that, I had never been seriously interested … Continue reading

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#ThreeWordWednesday: Island Interlude

This week, I stumbled across an interesting website that offered a three-word writing prompt every Wednesday. It is aptly called the Three Word Wednesday.¬†I wrote a poem entitled¬†‘Island Interlude’ for 3WW Week No.456, which offers the word prompts ‘lackadaisical’, ‘makeshift’ … Continue reading

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#MindfulMonday: The victim, the hero & the villain

Most of you do not know this, but I work in educational publishing. One of the more interesting projects under my care for 2015 was a new project on personal development, and when we work on these projects, we have … Continue reading

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Finding Balance

This week’s word prompt by Haiku Horizons is ‘balance’. So, I thought about striking a balance in life. Nowadays, people lead really busy lives, chasing all manner of deadlines and goals, day after day. How do most of them find … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #73 Black&White

I read with interest that Ronovan is¬†starting a free eBook project to share the work of those participating in the weekly haiku poetry prompt challenge. The book will first be published as an eBook on Smashwords. After a period of … Continue reading

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