Habits 3

<< Habits 2 This couldn't be real. Cherry was only twenty-six, much too young and alive to suddenly be dead. I could still hear her voice, smell her perfume, touch her. I did all that just hours ago. Yury. I heard my name being called, but couldn't respond. I…

How you lose yourself

I didn't think I would lose myself. I used to like thinking of myself as someone who guarded my identity with such vigour that my life's compass would always show me the right way. Yet, like a complacent sailor at sea, I hit an unknown storm, and lost my way.…

Habits 2

<< Habits 1 "Sir, sir!" A boy's voice grew louder near me. "Sir!" I felt a pair of hands grab my shoulders, and shake my body. I opened my eyes. A boy stood in front of me, his eyes wide open. "You've been in the train for two hours,…

Where do dreams go to die?

The tragedy of life isn't that we'll all die. It's that we'll die before living first. We may define living differently, but we all know how it feels like to be living exuberantly, or to be dying slowly. The former, relies on keeping one thing close to you alive. Of…

Why I still read printed books

In a world where everything is going digital, I am an anomaly. I've had more than one friend telling me that I'll love reading on a Kindle. Or any e-book reader. I was even passed a bookmark once by someone who told, "You're the only person I know who can…

Welcome to tluwee.com

I decided to build a new home for my personal thoughts. What better place to host them than Ghost? Ghost is a lot faster, and cleaner compared to WordPress. Writing on Ghost feels natural. No clunky sidebar, just beauty. I have no big, hairy plans for this site. You'll probably…

Habits 1

A loud, continuous knock on my front door woke me up. I opened my eyes into the darkness, my mind still in a daze. Before my vision could adjust, the second series of knocking started. I looked at the clock on my bed stand. It was just shy of four a.m.…