When I was a 13-year-old kid in Saint Joseph's Institution, I met a kid from the class next to mine named Timothy De Cotta. Every recess, we'd be on opposite teams on the street soccer court. In football, Tim was a baby-faced assassin, a gentleman of a player who played his way into the hearts … Continue reading Soul of The Warrior: Hangout with Tim De Cotta
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omWm1g-VeLM (video by Douglas Harding) 10th September 2014. It was a quarter to noon. September had filtered in through the cracks of an unpredictable August; the latter had been torrential and scorching like a very bad game of meteorological roulette. In other words, typical Singaporean weather. September has so far been more pleasant. A gentle … Continue reading Dreamchasing with Robert Latos
The unfortunate thing about being in my line of work is that I get to meet some of the most brilliant minds in a variety of fields, but our interaction tends to be limited, and strictly professional: I interview them for whatever title I'm writing for, and our relationship teeters on that of interviewer and the … Continue reading The Invisible Bridge Between A Singaporean Writer And An Argentine Artist: Ernesto Morales in Singapore
Feature by Sabrina Zolkifi Click the link above for a Facebook-powered interview with the very lovely Deputy Editor of Human Resources magazine (and occasional friend...when she's nice to me) Sabrina Zolkifi about my book, Harris bin Potter and The Stoned Philosopher.
She's one of the youngest deputy editors among Singapore's numerous trade magazines, confidently stepping up to the role of journalist since her graduation from Ngee Ann Polytechnic's prestigious Mass Communication course. Her meteoric rise from writer to Deputy Editor can be attributed to her ease in making connections with people, a trait made possible by … Continue reading Conversations: SABRINA ZOLKIFI/Deputy Editor, Human Resources Magazine
Support local humourist literature! So recently I sat down for an interview with Coconuts Singapore. Here's what went down (link at the bottom). http://singapore.coconuts.co/2013/10/10/homegrown-catching-struggling-artist-suffian-hakim
And so it came to pass that for 40 days and 40 nights, it rained, and a great flood covered the Earth. All the people and all the animals had perished in the deluge, save two by two of each species livin' la vida loca in Noah's boat, and Noah's family hurling vomit into the … Continue reading Seven Fish and The Submerged Tree: An Incomparable Parable