Kindle Oasis two-week impressions

Two weeks ago I bought the 2019 version of Kindle Oasis, Amazon’s flagship kindle. I decided to replace my 2016 Kindle Paperwhite when the battery life of the old device started deteriorating badly. I went all out and bought the Oasis. The Kindle Oasis is the most expensive electronic book reader in the Kindle lineup.... Continue Reading →

Goodreads reading challenge 2020 (24 books)

Every year for the past six years, I have participated in the Goodreads reading challenge. It is a challenge of setting yourself a goal; the number of books you would like to read for the year. And throughout the year, you track your progress, marking the books you have read, and selecting the books you... Continue Reading →

On the topic of reading…

Now that HBO's run of Game of Thrones is over, I believe now is a good time to fully immerse myself in the world of Westeros. I read the first book many years ago, right after the first season ended. I was curious about the world, and wanted to know more about it, something the... Continue Reading →

Christmas is upon us.

Today, I went to town after work to get a present for a Friend of mine. She wanted a book, by Daniel Kehneman, Thinking Fast and Slow. I bought it at Kinokuniya and had it gift wrapped. I read this book before. Or tried reading it it. I have read hundreds of books ever since... Continue Reading →

I have completed my post grad studies.

Two years. Two years as a part-time post grad student, working and studying at the same time. For two years I hunkered down, bit the bullet and made the arduous journey of completing my studies and finally getting my Master's degree from NUS. Two long years. Sacrifices were made, Something had to give. Now that... Continue Reading →

My Year in Books 2016

24 books. That was the number of books I challenged myself to read for 2016. I set my reading challenge on Goodreads, and it really does help in tracking my progress. 24 books a year roughly amount to about a book every 2 weeks. Challenging for someone who constantly have to find time to set... Continue Reading →

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