I was raised Muslim, and to me, Ramadhan and its beatific culmination, Eid Al-Fitr (or Hari Raya), is a time of reflection and the simple appreciation of the blessings that have come my way. This is my first Ramadhan and Eid without my grandma, who passed in November last year. She was my shining light, … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Hari Raya
For the past three months, I've been having quite a bit of fun with my hands, in exotic locations. The fruit of this labour is perhaps one of my most intimate works - The Minorities. The Minorities follow the plight of four friends living together (rather illegally) in a flat in Yishun. Meet The Narrator, … Continue reading The Minorities Reveal: Meet The Minorities
EMBARK ON AN ADVENTURE THAT IS AS INCREDIBLE AS IT IS INSANE; A PARODY OF LIFE, CULTURE, PHILOSOPHY AND, OF COURSE, HARRY POTTER. 11-year-old orphan Harris bin Potter thinks he is an average Singaporean boy – until he meets a giant janitor with a Jamaican accent (amongst others), finds himself having conversations with delivery boxes, … Continue reading Accio Harris bin Potter and The Stoned Philosopher!
Hey there! If you're here, it's probably for one of four reasons: a) You stumbled upon the Harris bin Potter series on your Facebook newsfeed, b) You read the article on Mothership.sg about Harris bin Potter, c) You read the Harris bin Potter series on my website, or d) You lost your way on the Internet … Continue reading Harris bin Potter and The Stoned Philosopher: 12 Feb 2017 Update
My friends would know this: never EVER lend books to me. I get too immersed in it, I keep it with me at all times and I become anti-social. I apologize to my friends for having to put up with that. But I need to clarify that I do this to books that are really good. I … Continue reading Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: The Greatest Self-Help Book Ever Written