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Reinventing my personal blog

05 Oct 2015

12 Years

I’ve been publishing on the web for the last 12 years. It was because I wanted to write and publish on the web that I learned to look under the hood and build things. Which is why I do what I do now.

This is a list of stuff over the last 12 years.

2003: Stupid and heartbroken at 18

An Exercise of Faith
X Weeks of Not Missing You
Two Weeks

2004–2005: OMG, I’m gay? Coming out and being ok

The Eight Ages of a Woman
Release
Excavation
Roundtable
Incandescent

2006: Starting to see the world

Arts and Lies, And
Other Mornings in Other Places
Why I Am Still A Feminist
Amar Shonar Bangla
Portraits Unphotographable
A Bus and Chai Story

2007: Finding my place in the world

Hungry Asian Woman
Sudder Street
Chasing the Monsoon

2008: Home is Singapore, KL, Bombay and Jakarta. Sometimes On a Boat. It Still Is.

My City
Peanut Butter, This What?
The Country Codes My Girlfriend and I Have Known
Bombay Burning

2009: Death at Home. Life On The Road in the Middle East (for a year)

And All the Roads That Lead You There are Winding
Ah Gong and I
There’s Always Chicken Curry at Funerals
And the Living is Easy
The Torino Express
You Asians Have Two Stomachs
Two Hundred and Nine
Strange Damascus Memories

2010–2011: Domesticity & Autorickshaw Races

We Have No Dungarees, Saar
The Great Southern Trunk Road
Lakewood
A Drinkable History of My Family

2012: The Saddest Year + Going to The Nordics, Hungary and the USA

Taj Mahal Foxtrot
The Years of Living at High Velocity
Wilderness TV
The Road Less Ridden
The Places We’ll Go
Departing Thoughts
Boomerang
63Random
Left & Leaving

2013–2014: A Slow Recovery Back in Singapore

Before & After the Fire
Love, Singapore (the one about lesbian dating in Singapore)
The One About Having It All
Over & Over
74 Weeks Later
Another List of Things
I Follow Cities
An Indian Decade
Rebuilding
Don’t Lugi Be Happy
The Geography of Hope
What I Learned
Video Games & Political Consciousness
Singapore’s So-Called Moral Majority

2015: I turn 30, and I am still on the road but something has changed

To the Mountain
From Manhattan to Myanmar
A Tale of Two Cities
Two Pairs of Pants
Mee Lay
Split Language Disorders
The Manual of Intimacy
I’m Over Here