Age of Iron: there is birth in death

J. M. Coetzee's Age of Iron tactfully renders philosophical contemplation about life and death, personal struggles of beliefs, relationships and pain, and sociopolitical issues of South Africa under Apartheid in a beautiful, whimsical, literary tale. It is a confession, an elegy of a generation, and a road to self-discovery. Her poetic style speaks to me … Continue reading Age of Iron: there is birth in death

The dystopian world of fiction

I recently got into Sci-Fi short films presented on DUST channel. They each condenses a whole new ambitious worldview into 10-30 minutes of storytelling, which seems quite remarkable. After drifting in and out of new planets in the galaxies, battles to emancipate synthetic robots, and immersive life counseling technologies, I cannot help but amaze at … Continue reading The dystopian world of fiction

It’s May baby! Long weekend getaway @ Jurong Lake Gardens and East Coast Park

It's finally May, which means Bioblitz is rolling at full speed island-wide, and Festival of Biodiversity is around the corner! Participate in a variety of bird, butterfly / bee surveys and habitat enhancements at a park near you, and make your weekend mornings meaningful and green-filled! Click on the links above to learn more if … Continue reading It’s May baby! Long weekend getaway @ Jurong Lake Gardens and East Coast Park

22/03/19 Nature Photography Attempt @ Singapore Botanical Gardens

First time in botanic gardens with my primitive nature photography gear -- iPhone plus a monocular mounted on the lens! I learnt how impatient and inexperienced I was woops :") Enjoy these few relatively decent photos, all taken with phone camera only (the distance only allowed me to capture with my phone)! 🙂 Many more … Continue reading 22/03/19 Nature Photography Attempt @ Singapore Botanical Gardens

16/03/19 Life Updates: biodiversity and beyond

So long, my friends! 🙂 It has been one month since I posted an article, and almost two months since I wrote a blogpost that is biodiversity-related. The graduating year of high school has been hectic for me, and striking the fine balance amongst all my commitments -- schoolwork, scientific research, biodiversity, friendships, college application, … Continue reading 16/03/19 Life Updates: biodiversity and beyond