Archive for March, 2007

blind man wavin’ by the side of the road in a flatbed ford carryin’ a heavy load sweet thing sipping on a blueberry wine on a flat black highway down in carolina black bird slipping in a sky of blue All I’m thinkin’ about is you, – springsteen (all i’m thinking about) “I swear, gentlemen, […]

“Now, blessings light on him that first invented this same sleep! it covers a man all over, thoughts and all, like a cloak; it is meat for the hungry, drink for the thirsty, heat for the cold, and cold for the hot. It is the current coin that purchases all the pleasures of the world […]

Loh Chee Kong ARE Singapore’s top military commanders too young and inexperienced? . Are they fast-tracked to the upper echelons because of their scholar credentials, while more experienced non-scholars or “farmers” — as they have been unceremoniously labelled — toil in vain? . Are soldiers here soft because of the emphasis on safety during […]

Freedom’s just another word for nothin’ left to lose Nothin’ don’t mean nothin’ hon’ if it ain’t free, no no And feelin’ good was easy, Lord, when he sang the blues You know, feelin’ good was good enough for me janis joplin- me and bobby mcgee remembering amiri baraka poem in memory of radio, jazz […]

for me, music is relentlessly time specific, it attaches itself to nascent memories of particular time periods and phases in life. it is the cover of a book. it is the blurb of a chapter. it is as inaccurate as a quote but as memorable as a name, for example, the beegees will always represent […]

it has been a long time since i updated. reading back on bordering-angst post on S2 and superiors in the army, realize that that was very much the result of hastily and ill-formed impressions. partly also being too susceptible toward rumours/popular myths about peoples character. in retrospect should have postponed judgement. the last 2 weeks […]