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Shocking Issues

When I was a kid, I used to play this video game called ‘I’m Famous’, where your character had the superpower to control electricity. Most of the time you would be riding along the power lines, blowing up petrol stations, or throwing lightning grenades at your enemies. They were all great and memorable moments, but …

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Timber Animal Mastery

All my friends thought I was nuts for going back to full-time study when I was 30, but I sure showed them. I’m out of the corporate life, got a good stock of savings and now I can pursue my passion: crafting small animals out of wood so I can sell them at local markets. …

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Poetic Cooling

If 27 years of life have taught me anything, it’s that most poetry sucks. Not all of it; just a vast majority. It’s a way of bending the rules of the English language in a way that obscures meaning, then pretending that makes you deep for some reason. No, you do NOT get artistic props …

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What a Boar

I’m nothing special. In fact…I’m a bit of a boar. I expect the spell to wear off in the next couple of hours, but for now, I just need to sit here thinking about where that magical duel went wrong. I may also plot my revenge, depending on how long it takes the transfiguration enchantment …

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Bowled Over

What’s the ultimate Christmas party look? Speaking from experience, I’d say the answer is ‘not a leg brace’. You can have the most of-the-moment, nonchalant-chic outfit around, but it’s nothing if it doesn’t have matching heels fit for the red carpet. A leg brace, as I discovered, will interfere with that.  It’s a catch 22 …

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Going Deep

Now’s the time to get a boat, I’ve decided. I’ve always thought it might be a good idea – you never know when a flood’s going to strike up and wash away all worldly possessions while also leaving you without a means of transport. That might sound bleak, but I’m just saying that boat skills …

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The Impossible Project

First they’re bringing back Church Park, and now the Keymore Mansion…again. Throwback, much? Also, people have tried like a dozen times to make something of the Keymore Mansion, and they’ve always been scared off, either by the tentacle monster in the basement or the spooky little girl in the red dress. And sometimes the oozing …

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Car-mic Retribution

While I don’t necessarily buy into the concept of karma, I can’t help but feel I’ve accumulated some bad debts in the vehicular department. I just can’t seem to get a break when it comes to owning a car, no matter how meticulously I take care of the details. It’s like I’m somehow destined to …

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Barefoot and Fancy Free

The moment exams are over, I’m off. I can’t believe I’ve managed to get through thirteen years of school, and just two more essays stand between me and doing whatever I want 24/7, for the rest of my life. I can smell the exhilarating air of freedom already! The first thing I’m going to do …

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Clickbait Trauma

I think that anything can be a viral hit. It’s a random process, lightning that you can’t trap in a bottle. It rains down and strikes one random video every now and then, and suddenly one grouchy cat is making millions. And then you go to Me-Straw, there’s a new video from Tabby Crawshaw, and …

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