• Entries,  Musings

    A Glimpse of God

    I’m one of those people who went cashless even before there were enough ATMs and POS terminals around. I just conveniently forget to withdraw. Somewhere in my head, it helps me spend less. In real life, it ruins my budget plans and makes me spend twice as much! Nonetheless, you’d still catch me with insufficient cash four out of seven days, and yes, today was one of those days. I didn’t withdraw last night – conveniently forgot again. I’d thought “I’d just ask someone at home to loan me a tiny bit plus some more for emergency“. I had the thought till I slept for the night. Still had it when I…

  • Entries,  Musings

    If we were having coffee…

    … we’d be sitted at the far end of the coffee shop, just by the windows, and we’d stare out appreciating nature and passersby for the moment. Then suddenly, I’d turn and look at you and ask you the most mundane question I can muster up, because, that is the thing. The most important questions are the hardest to ask or talk about. So, I venture; “what makes you happy?” And you look at me, wondering where that came from. And you muster; “everything”. You think it’s an easy get away from probing deeper but it’s exactly the response I wanted because it’s not about you at this moment, it’s about…

  • Fiction,  Short Stories

    Walking Stories

    She’s on the bench in the park, 2pm everyday. She sits on there for 30 minutes, staring into space She hardly notices anyone or anything happening around But 2:30pm on the dot, she rises with gusto and heads back to work ** They come to the same park everyday to get time to spend together Their lunchtime at work is between 1:30pm and 2:30pm So they walk in hand in hand, holding their lunch packs in the other hand And sit across her, trying not to stare * She loves having lunch with him daily Because between their schedule and commute, this is the only free time But she wishes…