Between work and life

Making colours

I have been exploring watercolours for a little over a month now. I search for techniques on Youtube and Instagram and try to learn by imitation. This has been a hard but satisfying task. My exposure to painting has been the drawing classes in primary school, where the teacher would draw on the blackboard and… Continue reading Making colours

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Reading and Poetry

Reading ‘The Dialogue of Two Snails’

I finally bought one of those ₹50/£1 teaser booklets of Penguin modern classics. They’re tiny enough to be read in half an hour or so, even if it’s layered poetry. I read “The Dialogue of Two Snails” by Federico García Lorca, translated by Tyler Fisher today. Completely blown away by the imagery – both in… Continue reading Reading ‘The Dialogue of Two Snails’

Between work and life

Hong Kong Diaries – Films

Hey there, I have a really long Google doc, documenting almost every thought I had ever since this trip came up in my email inbox. They are incoherent, contradictory, and messy. I'll try to make them as readable as possible, in small bite-sized chunks. (One of my many observations: Cantonese food is made into bite… Continue reading Hong Kong Diaries – Films