Good morning

Good morning, yawns the willow
Stretching out tiny buds
Awoken by the pleasant
Tickling of the Sun

Jackdaw girl proudly carries
Her favourite precious stick
Watching out for the best
Real estate in town

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Embracing fluidity

We can’t afford to have anyone limited by a job description. Like, when we started, I didn’t know how to negotiate an office lease, but it had to be done, so I read some stuff and then just plunged in. Realistically, nobody can do everything. When being a regional comptroller, you need to know the […]

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Heavy sack

With such burden on your shoulders
How will you spread your wings?

Where we are going they’ll give you
Much more than you can ask for

Put down your heavy sack
Full of what ifs
Just in cases
Emergency plans

And raise
Free to fly
Where the Unexpected awaits

To get hold of the treasure
You’ll have to come empty handed

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Blue-crowned motmot

Who would have thought I’d spend three entire afternoons drawing a bird? Well here I am. I met this one on a morning walk in Costa Rica. He wasn’t scared of me at all, and I couldn’t help but fall in love with his bright colors and magnificent tail. Here’s a tribute to that wonderful […]

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Busy is a choice

When I lived in Korea, it shocked me how everyone perceived ‘busy‘ as a badge of honor. It meant you’re a productive member of your group and people can rely on your sacrifice. It meant you’re working hard and should be praised for it. I remember how I told my colleague once that everyone was […]

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