it is easier to stay silent, to lie to a blind eye to explain, to defend what you think you cannot mend to dismiss, to forget those you have never met to give up, to leave the powerless to grieve to stand up, walk away from this Polling Day.
As the number of Covid-19 cases almost hits 21,000...
Today there was a heaviness as school ended. Students left the building, teachers packed up their cubicles, deciding what to cart home and which plants might not survive the 26-day school closure as part of a "circuit breaker" move by the Singapore Government to close all non-essential businesses and keep people at home. Dark clouds… Continue reading freefall
Last Friday on the way home from work I stopped by a supermarket to buy a bag of rice. The usual 2.5kg. We'd run out at home. So had the supermarket, almost. Spent the next hour in a snaking queue surrounded by other snaking trolleys piled with canned food, sacked rice, disinfectant, dragged by smiling… Continue reading our empty shelves
The greatest gift...
Words spliced from an article on the withholding of results from students who owe school fees.