CNY Red Packets 2019: Pig Year Oink Oink

“Believe that anything is possible, even pigs can fly.” Celeste Koh #190205# The period between December and February is definitely a busy time for me with regards to making artworks. Almost immediately after I sent out 2 separate batches of 69 christmas cards altogether to Taenggu, I had to start working on a new series […]

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4th Anniversary #1: PDA Of Two Love Birds

“Without love, we are birds with broken wings.” Unknown / “Let the raindrops kiss the rose petals. Let the sunshine kiss your rosy cheeks. Let the nightingale sing welcome songs. It’s the season of love and romance. Let’s twitter like two love lorn-love birds and kiss away each other’s pain.” Smita Sharma Dabas #190129# It’s […]

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Monthsary Special: The Forthieth

#180529# 29th May was also a Vesak Day holiday in Singapore. But for me as a jobless person then, it made no difference for me as everyday had been a holiday since I lost my job in April. As a Buddhist, I wanted to celebrate Buddha’s birthday by attending a free talk and meditation event […]

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Love Diary: My Christmas Tree Present & Jonghyun’s Visit

18 December 2018 Ever since Taenggu posted a video of herself building and decorating a winter tree at her house in preparation for the upcoming Christmas Day and seeing how beautiful the tree looked at the end, I felt tempted to get a Christmas tree to display at home for myself too. At least a […]

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Xmas Day 2018: Where Did The Bird Go?

“A heart without dreams is like a bird without feathers.” Suzy Kassem / “Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” Salvador Dali / “Let me be as a feather. Strong with purpose yet light at heart, able to bend. And, tho I might become frayed, able to pull myself together again.” Anita Sams #181225# […]

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Halloween 2018: SUPERBAT

“I know that Superman could squash me like a bug. But I know he won’t. Because deep down Clark is a good person. And deep down I’m not.” Batman #181031# Last year, I did a piece of string art for Taenggu for the very first time to celebrate Halloween (see my last year’s Halloween 2017 […]

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CNY Red Packets 2018: Dog Year Woof Woof

“Dog’s auspicious gifts are unconditional love and loyalty to all living things.” Building Beautiful Souls.com / “I give you endless brand-new good wishes. Please accept them as a new remembrance of our lasting friendship.” SayingImages.com #180216# Before I begin making a new batch of christmas cards early in view of this year’s christmas season that […]

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Monthsary Special: The Thirty-Nineth

#180429# I just arrived back in Singapore from my Korea trip at 5am on 29th April, the day of our 39th monthsary. My original plan was to go home and take a short nap until afternoon, visit a cafe for lunch with Taenggu to celebrate our monthsary together, and then at night I would have […]

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Monthsary Special: The Thirty-Eighth

#180329# Our 38th monthsary clashes with my brother’s birthday. Our family already made plans for a Haidilao dinner together to celebrate his birthday on the actual day. So instead of the 29th, I brought forward our monthsary celebrations on the 24th March, Saturday instead. This time, I decided to bring Taenggu to Kombi Rocks, a […]

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Taenggu’s 30th Birthday Special: A Day With Snoopy

#180309# It was a Friday. I had specially taken a leave from work. I was prepared to spend the whole day with Taenggu on her 30th birthday that day. As opposed to a weekend staycation like last year’s (TAENGGU’S 29TH BIRTHDAY SPECIAL: THE STAYCATION), I decided to go cafe-hopping with her instead. I already had […]

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Monthsary Special: The Thirty-Seventh

#180228# It seemed like we just celebrated our 3rd anniversary together not long ago and now it was already our 37th monthsary. How time flies! Looking back at our monthsary in February last year (read: MONTHSARY SPECIAL: THE TWENTY-FIFTH), it was a reminder that Taenggu’s Fine was released exactly a year ago on this day! […]

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Valentine’s Day Special: The Fourth

#180214# It was probably the busiest time of the year. Lunar New Year, Valentine’s Day, Sooyoung’s birthday and Ginger’s birthday all took place in the month of February. It was a miracle that I managed to find time to complete an artwork for each of these occasions in time before the “deadline”. Valentine’s Day was […]

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