Birdday card

Since I have an iPad that’s great for painting, drawing, and calligraphy, I don’t create as much stuff by hand as I used to. It was high time I put my collection of art supplies to some use at last. Birthday cards are my favorite things to make, as they bring joy not just to […]

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Note to self: how to live with a slouchy potato

There’s something I must confess. I have a secret alter ego. Every now and then, the creative and passionate human being that I normally am turns into a slouchy potato. This doesn’t happen very often, but enough to become a nuisance. Slouchy potato doesn’t feel like getting out of bed in the morning, and doesn’t […]

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Why we sleep

These days I’m reading Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, and it’s eye-opening on many levels. We all know that sleep is an important pillar of good health, but hardly anyone takes it seriously. Surviving on just 3-4 hours of sleep is something a lot of people pride themselves on, either as a proof of […]

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Time spent at school is mostly time wasted

I recently wrote about how modern education is completely detached from the things it is supposed to teach, and how it’s most visible for foreign languages. I don’t think foreign languages are taught less effectively than, say, chemistry or literature. It’s just much easier to verify the results in real life. You can be a […]

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Jammin

What happens when you accidentally combine freestyle rapping with freestyle calligraphy? I’m not sure yet, but it’s intriguing–especially the process rather than the final outcome. Hey you! Yes you, the one over there in the corner wondering what to do next and how to avoid a mistake if you can just for one moment put […]

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