• OOTD: Pomelo Fashion orange blouse, Espirit denim jeans, RAWROW convertible satchel, OWNDAYS glasses.
    OUTFITS

    Same Old Brand New Wall

    I mixed some nice clothing combinations last week, and so ‘outfit of the day’ photos had to be taken at the plain white wall right outside my door. This was done in the morning, with light streaming in from my right. Natural light is the best! Perhaps it’ll be motivation for me to wake up earlier in the mornings to take outfit photos before heading to work… once I get the house settled, that is: Wearing Pomelo blouse, Esprit denim jeans, RAWROW bag, Owndays glasses, Kurt Geiger shoes. Orange and blue make such a striking complementary pairing! I liked how the top brought out the smart in ‘smart casual’, as well…

  • Talk on comics beyond Marvel & DC: Percy Gloom by Cathy Malkasian.
    ARTY FARTY

    On Webcomics

    So I gave a talk at the library a few weeks ago, titled Worlds Beyond Marvel & DC. This talk focused on comics outside the superhero genre with a heavy serving of webcomics, and I had so much to cover that I literally talked for an hour! My voice was so raspy by the end of it. Here’s the talk publicised on the video wall at library@orchard. Photo by library@orchard. About fifty people took time out to attend the talk on Saturday, including some well-known names in the industry! The. Anxiety. Was. Real. Here I was gushing over how pretty Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo in Slumberland was. Photo by library@orchard.…

  • Wordcloud 2018 01 Messages
    MISCELLANEOUS

    Wordclouds: January Conversations

    I came across this link to a post charting a couple’s relationship through their messages and thought that it’d be fun to do something similar between Ottie and myself. Unfortunately, we’re not that good at keeping records of our chats, so I decided to pick out the month of January to see what words we used most often: I input our conversations into Word It Out and set the cloud to display words that had a minimum frequency of 3. In the end, it still wound up having to discard a bunch of words because we talked too much: He’s the chatty one. Us having different work schedules means that…