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Learn Singaporean Chinese Dialects!

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The other day, I visited the library and found these books: They are locally made by a group known as Sibey Nostalgic (http://www.facebook.com/sibeynostalgic). Each book will teach you 52 basic words in Singaporean Hokkien, Cantonese, or Teochew (apparently, there’s also a Hainanese edition, but the library didn’t have it). I specifically mentioned “Singaporean,” because many of these dialect words are …

Sleepy Crab

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There are many things in life that don’t seem to make sense. One of them – at least to me – is this: WordPress has a statistics page that tells me what search terms people use to visit this blog. One of the oddest search terms that has come up in the past two days is the search term, “sleepy …

Fun with Chinese: Tomato!

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I’ve been trying my best to update this on a regular basis, but it’s not been easy because of a lack of ideas. Anyway, I learnt this fun Chinese fact today! You can check a Chinese dictionary to verify. =D The tomato is barbaric (foreign) because it was brought into China from the other side of the world. If you …

The Confucian Fangirl!

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Yesterday, someone remarked that he knows of a Confucian Fangirl. Was inspired to draw this today after spending the whole day studying Confucian texts. Wanted to give her a pony tail, but I can’t seem to get draw it right. The Chinese words in calligraphy style were painfully traced using the digital tablet. Not easy, but it’s amazing what a …

Existential Crisis

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Drew this after a funny incident happened a few days ago… Had spent the whole night up writing an essay. Took a nap the next morning in the library. 30 minutes later, I woke up wanting to scream, “WHO AM I?! WHY AM I HERE?!” Good thing something was telling me that this is a place of silence, otherwise it …