The Long and Winding Road

I'm usually immensely uncomfortable photographing people, usually because I feel overly self-conscious. From the back, however, the problem disappears - no figure is visible, no face to identify with, and instead I can focus on composing the image properly, though usually not well. This coffee plantation worker was heading home after a long day in… Continue reading The Long and Winding Road


Journal Journeys: Face of the Maasai

An excerpt from the journal of my cousin, Preetu (a fantastic writer who gives herself far less credit than she deserves*), about her experience in the Maasai village we visited in Africa to accompany rare evidence of my forays into portraiture. "I remember, as a child, opening up on of those massive geography encyclopaedia things.… Continue reading Journal Journeys: Face of the Maasai


Ghim Moh market is a familiar name for food lovers in Singapore. But it is on their lips (and in their bellies) no longer: in May this year, it closed for scheduled renovations... due to open again in 2016. The timing of renovations also coincided with the expiry of the lease for many stands there.… Continue reading Clearing

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Everyone who reads this blog regularly will know that I don't do people. Like, at all. I'm a birds and butterflies kind of person - my mother commented to me, seeing the photographs from my school trip, I focused more on the nature than what was actually happening. Occasionally, however, I make attempts. It was… Continue reading The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards