The summer that wasn’t (or was it?)

As students flock back to campus, the days get shorter, the temperature drops, and leaves change colour.

The transition from summer to autumn is hurried and unjustified for many. Unlike spring, the poster child for growth, new beginnings, and the rebirth of ourselves and our surroundings, autumn signifies aging, even death. It reminds us that time is passing and that we are impermanent. Continue reading

Why do blogs fail?

It’s a question that’s frequently asked by beginner and expert bloggers alike. It’s also a question I like to think I’m somewhat qualified to answer seeing as this post marks the beginning of my third blog in as many years.

What happened to the first two? Let’s just say they didn’t fare so well.

But before I tackle the question of why they failed, I’d like to reflect on five lessons I learnt from those first two blogs: Continue reading