The problem of eating

It is kind of strange that prior to coming to the US, “eating” had never been much of a concern to me. I just eat what my family cooks and what is available at the food centers outside. Paying attention to “eating” only became important when my wife was having our first kid. The worries…

On Learning One’s Language

If someone told me 20 years ago that I would write this article, I would have laughed at his face. I hated learning Chinese (Mandarin) and didn’t feel that it would be anything useful. In Singapore, everything that mattered was and still is taught in English. However Singapore made it compulsory to learn a 2nd…

Your Lie In April

(Spoilers Alert) While I am in anime-review mode (following the post on Code Geass), I figure that I just have to post something on “Your Lie in April (四月は君の嘘)”. In my eyes, it too is a masterpiece. The story is, truth to be told, fairly plain. Perhaps it can be regarded as just a slightly…