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A Year and a Half in Academia

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Today marks the first day of the academic calendar for universities here in Singapore. Well, for me, it marks my 18th month here in Nanyang Technological University (NTU). That’s a year and a half! It’s amazing how fast time flies. When I first joined NTU, I was, at that point, unsure whether or not to take on academia as a …

Oh, woe is me!

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Today has been a really bad day for me. Well, the first half of the day went pretty well. It was the second half that went quite badly. There’s a saying that misfortune comes as a group. It’s rarely the case that one suffers only one bad thing in a day. It’s usually the case that one suffers a series …

Bruce Lee the Dentist

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A while ago, I wrote about my dental woes (See “Horror at the Dental Clinic”). The pain subsided, though it lingered on for days and days. However, just last Friday, it came back with a vengeance, with the pain increasing with each and every passing day. Yesterday was just a nightmare. My lower right jaw was on fire! It was such …

Horror at the Dental Clinic

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I’ve been having a really bad toothache on the lower right jaw for the past few days. Don’t know what’s the cause, but drinking and eating has been a terrible pain. Worse still, I can’t laugh too much or else it’ll hurt very badly. Yesterday, I finally got a chance to see a dentist after waiting TWO days! (I never …