Most of the time, I complain in a joking way about getting old. One of the things about that that I do find surreal these days is how complex things become. Take relationships for example. There seems to be conflicting messages everywhere, about who to interact and associate with, and how to navigate expectations and … More There’s Forgiving People, and then Cutting Off People
How much or little can we see right through? How much can something stand out when it is blended with a bunch of other things? Perhaps if the environment is colourful, the collective beauty of the mosaic is what makes it worth it being lost in it all.
I’m working on another goal that I think is a valuable part of “adulting” – being human overall. This is certainly contradictory to the perspective I had growing up, where I believed that people are judged and valued by their intelligence, and that intelligence means being able to know and solve everything. For many reasons … More Seeking Comfort in Saying “I Don’t Understand”
March is a month of so many activities that are new to me. Many of these are a continuation of what happened last year. I attended my first ever International Women’s Day march. That was my first time being on the streets in snow, chanting and walking along city streets. After the march, there was … More My First Ever Month of Women’s Issues Activism
What happens when you blend? What happens when you pick up only one colour? What happens when the strokes are perhaps more like how life really is, blending of different colours that get applied all over? Which parts or shades stand out as the lines go on one direction? How about when twists and turns … More Art Post: April 2018
With every conference, symposium, talk, or panel that I have attended for the past three years or so, I have diligently taken notes, placing them inside the folder that has the logo of the organizing agency plastered all over the front. And I think it’s pretty handy. My collection has ranged from the sessions from … More I Lost My Notes From Therapy
Starting with a dark background, that was the initial idea here. It is actually a bit of a different experience, finding ways to ‘lighten up’ and to ‘highlight’ more than ‘creating depth’ and ‘making shadows’. Also, I realized that there even darker colours have variation in them, that it’s not really a great idea to … More Art Post: March 2018