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The Weekly Snippet 4: Skrrrt, skrrrt.

Hi, I hope you are all safe and well. I’m taking the time to write this before I settle down with readings for tomorrow’s class. Boy, this has been the worst week I’ve had for this month. I’d rather not enlarge on this, but suffice to say that I need help–the sooner, the better. And when I say help, I mean it’s the “Doctor, doctor, I am sick” kind of help that I need. I’ve soldiered on for months, but I think I’ve done enough of that already. However, it’s not all woe and drudgery! I discovered Molly Jones via Ruby Granger’s videos. Watching her vlogs is an absolute joy. For a moment, I forgot about work, and grad school. Not that I was looking for an escape route–the videos were something I aspire to: living slow, taking time to appreciate the little things around me. Also, I love that I learn something from these people too. Check out her videos, they’re absolutely wonderful. Sadly, my time’s up, so I have to go and study! …

The Weekly Snippet 3: Things I am pretty excited about.

Hey, hey, hey, hello! Here we are again! I am writing this while I am on a break from studying. Yes, you read it right. Classes have now started again and I am now a freshman for the Master of Industrial Relations program. It’s so amazing how fast the time has gone since I have applied for graduate school admissions. But at the same time, it feels weird to be having another year of online classes. I really did hope last year that the pandemic will be (done and) gone, and I will be starting my Masters’ back in my uni campus. In my dreams. The pandemic is far from being over, and for all intents and purposes, it has gotten¬†worse, vaccine rollout or no. So I might as well be resigned to the idea that I shall graduate virtually for my Master’s. Pessimism aside, I do know that there’s always a silver lining in everything. So I will try to be a little more hopeful in this post. After all, this blog post is …

The Weekly Snippet 2: Me and period drama

At the risk of providing too much information, this girl is PMS-ing right now. And what better cure can a girl have than a glass of cold milk, Lotus Biscoff biscuits, and a night of period drama? There was no pun intended, I promise.¬† I’ve managed to watch two period pieces from HBO–one, a revisioning of a popular television series from Australia, and another, a Malaysian-English production. The first one is mainly light-hearted with some dramatic and sentimental lines, and the other, rather heavily charged. Hopefully I’ll be able to share as much as I can without providing any spoilers. Miss S is the Chinese adaptation of the Australian Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. Now, I’ve had the pleasure of being able to watch the original, so I have a point of comparison. But before I’ll deliver my verdict, I’ll tell you that Miss S has a pretty competent cast, including Yii Ma, as Su Wen Li, or the titular Miss S, Gao Weiguang as Inspector Luo (Inspector Jack Robinson’s Chinese counterpart), Haochen Wu as Police …