01 Jan 2021

Some 2020 Stats
Flattening the curve

There no getting around the fact that 2020 was defined by the pandemic. With that in mind, some personal stats:

Transport

In 2018, I took 556 bus rides. In 2019, I took 265.

In 2020, I took 15. Not a typo. 14 rides in January and a solitary ride in …

09 Oct 2020

Clearing The Slate

I like blank slates, and I like closure.

My JIRA board at work has a bunch of stubborn tickets that won't go away. This seems to mirror life in general, in that the peace that I seek, of finally finishing what I've been working on, seems to be drifting further …

25 Jul 2020

Falling in Love

you fall in love

over a phone call

in the backseat of the cinema

reading whatsapps at 1 am

at a candle lit dinner

or when you're the first to hear about their day

 

you fall in love

every time you work out

or take a good shower

sit down …

03 Mar 2020

To Exist

Am I doomed

To an existence

Where you

You, you, and you

(Yes, I know you're all the same—

though it took me a while to catch on)

Will be near enough to see

But never to hold?

Always tantalisingly close

But no cigar?

To check up on

After a …

21 Feb 2020

The Rooftop

It was pretty good weather for an otherwise sweltering January, as they lay perched on the rooftop balcony overlooking the suburbs.

"You smoke?", she asked pointing the pack at him. Toying momentarily with the idea of changing his entire personality to fit in (as he often does), he finally resigned …


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