The rule of thumb when deciding to resign from your current job is always to secure a new job first. Well, if you haven't realised by now I'm the last person to follow a norm. I left my job at Daily Vanity about three weeks ago. I felt that it was time I moved on… Continue reading Why I’m ok with being unemployed while actively looking for a job
Ramadan has come and gone. ... Syawal, too, has come and is going... And that's how long I've left this space deserted. Honestly I've drafted a couple of articles, it's just that I never got round to adding pictures and publishing them. #ooops But Eid Mubarak everybody! May our fast and ibadah be accepted by… Continue reading What REALLY happens on Eid as Newlyweds| #MrsKhairunChronicles
Well will you look at that. It feels like it was just last week that I wrote about mine and the Lad's engagement day, my 6 (Hard) Truths about being engaged article that went viral, and why we're not doing wedding prep vlogs. I'm proud to say that I've not gone bridezilla yet, and that… Continue reading The one where it’s 6 months before the wedding | #TSLEPAKBRIDESERIES
I'm sure all of you have read all the articles and watched all the videos on the coveted Bazaar Ramadhan at Geylang. With all the innovative food choices available, who wouldn't want to head over there?! Just a little back story, I haven't been to the Ramadhan Bazaar at Geylang for the last five years. Why?… Continue reading Should you go to the Ramadhan Bazaar at Geylang? Here’s a checklist.
For someone who has put a lot of her life for the world to see, I've only gotten into trouble for being in social media, I would say, twice. Ironically, it's not with the law (phew) or with employers/working related issues (phew again). Social media got me into trouble because of family. Do I regret… Continue reading How do you forgive family?
Ola! Happy 2016 everybody! To kickstart 2016 here on my blog, I thought I'd share the 13 things I've learnt and come to realise in 2015. 1 . Even those close to you can hurt you... A lot. Source While everyone would assume that family, and people who're close to you in general, would always… Continue reading 2015 In Review.
[Edited: I wrote this a couple of weeks ago, but as this goes live, we're officially engaged, Alhamdulillah! 🙂 ] SURPRISE! Yes, the Lad and I are finally getting engaged! Alhamdulillah! I've been toying with the idea of documenting our journey for a while now, and the Lad has given me the green light to… Continue reading We’re Engaged!
I've abandoned this space for way too long and it only makes sense for me to welcome 2015 with open arms. Ironically, I feel like I should wrap up 2014 before I start writing and blogging about 2015. 2014 was one of the most difficult years I've had in a while. But to save you… Continue reading T’s Highs and Lows of 2014
I finally went for my convocation, and I'm officially a graduate! Alhamdulillah! I'm going to share some pictures, some thank you-s and my story that has led me to one of the most monumental and memorable day in my life. Being an only child has never been easy. I get passing remarks that I'm spoilt,… Continue reading I’M A GRADUATE!
Tonight in particular, I'm feeling really low about myself because I still have yet to secure a job. The feeling sucks 😦 It's like, I'm not schooling, but I don't have a job (other than writing for Daily Vanity and Nookmag, which is more of a freelance type thing. And of course, mentoring- but that's… Continue reading One Of Those Nights