Monthly Meetup @ SoMuchToTellYou

Happy New Year folks! Welcome to the Monthly Meetup at Jolene’s SoMuchToTellYou! Whether you are new to blogging, or a passive blogger like me, meeting a few kindred souls and gaining invaluable feedback can make or break your path to blogging longevity. The rules are simple: In the Comment section below, please share with us…

Light House (Featuring Melbourne, Australia)

Light shines bright in the sky Illuminating our lives In shades of vivid hues and meaning Light shines Through depths of sorrow and despair Casting shadows everywhere A beacon of hope, love and laughter It shines selflessly Most people call it Home…

Almost Friends

There is a bus shelter not too far from my place Boasting a fresh coat of red and white paint It beckons Everyday As if keen to rouse me from my trancelike state With a coffee in one hand And a head full of Coldplay I dash for the 7.23 that would take me to…

I Am Unapologetically Myself

Sorry seems to be the hardest word. Unless, of course, you are Asian. My family emigrated to Australia from China when I was nine years old. I remember very little of the lead-up to the Big Day, and even less of the months of acclimatisation that followed, much of it spent in tears of self-pity…

13 Reasons Why – I Live the Lives of Others

Every once in a while, what you come across in life leaves a profound impact. You might not realise it at first, but it plagues you, creeps up on your consciousness and refuses to loosen grip until you have confronted its glare. You may not know what I am talking about. I did not know…

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Insignificant

Ever since I embarked on the WordPress journey in earnest, I had vowed to maintain a blog that exudes positivity and grace. I catered to what the Internet desired, namely, servings of impeccably crafted words garnished with glossy, curated photography. SoMuchToTellYou was thus underpinned by this very premise, a premise which I am about to…