Yellow-Skinned Targets — Confessions of a Doctor to be (Helen Qin Reblog)

Fracturing, shattering, social disharmony, An invisible threat makes them reach for their armoury. Seeking a scapegoat to bestow all the blame, Fingers land on my heritage and then comes the shame. *** Where I see my skin they see yellow-stained targets, To launch insult missiles and harsh verbal rockets. The air is an echo of […]Continue reading “Yellow-Skinned Targets — Confessions of a Doctor to be (Helen Qin Reblog)”

Why Are We So Obsessed With: Nostalgia?

There’s a certain effect that nostalgia has on the human being. It’s a warm, familiar, safe glow.  It’s an old Nintendo game you haven’t dug out in 20 years. It’s an album you played to death in college.  It’s a perfume or aftershave worn by someone, somewhere. We’ve all got nostalgic triggers embedded deep inContinue reading “Why Are We So Obsessed With: Nostalgia?”

What Does My Life Mean Stuck In Quarantine? Finding Ordinary Meaning in the Age of COVID-19

We are only three months into 2020 and already the whole landscape of the world has changed beyond recognition. The mass panic and empty streets are akin to a dystopian sci-fi movie – and the sight of the empty roads of major cities like Paris, New York, London, and Cairo paints a better picture thanContinue reading “What Does My Life Mean Stuck In Quarantine? Finding Ordinary Meaning in the Age of COVID-19”

5 Lessons We all Learned From the 2010s

Well, looks like it’s that time of the…decade? again. The time where we are all flung out of the preceding ten years and all have to compute what the hell just happened. The last decade has steamrolled by in a wash of boat shoes, bad indie music, natural disasters, and annoying online adverts. It wasContinue reading “5 Lessons We all Learned From the 2010s”