Hacksaw Ridge: A Film Review

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War is and will always be the darkest moments of human history. World War II is probably the darkest among the wartime periods mankind ever faced especially as a Singaporean growing up. Singapore, as a tiny island nation, also was involved in that war and the stories of the war atrocities the Japanese have committed during that time is neither forgotten by us or by the rest of the world.

And Hacksaw Ridge was released with Andrew Garfield holding the lead and telling the story of a medic that didn’t use a weapon during the war but saved 75 other soldiers during one of the battles. So let’s move right into it.

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Writing Prompts

I have a self-confessed obsession recently. I discovered a really interesting subreddit recently /r/WritingPrompts, which has a very simple idea. There’s a prompt/idea/concept and the other users are then asked to write based on that.
This is one of my latest submissions there. Just thought I’d share. It’s my 3rd time writing there so… I hope you enjoy!

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The Married Man

It’s been a while since I shared a short story on my blog. Of course, the biggest reason is that I’m a lazy writer filled with good ideas but lack the inspiration to write them out (maybe I suffer from some sort of strange permanent writer’s block). So it’s about time I shared one.

The Story
“My marriage is a lie… I can feel it,”
I scribbled onto my notebook. “I suspect that my wife is cheating on me… She’s been showing signs akin to those of a guilty partner. She offered to cook and pack my lunch for me recently when she never used to do that.” Continue reading

Pulp Fiction: A Film Review

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“Zed’s dead, baby. Zed’s dead”

Do you remember the first time you’ve met someone that have stories to tell that seemed like made-up fantastical stories that made you wonder if they could have an ounce of realism? It could be a fellow bunk-mate you met while you served National Service, or a new colleague at work, or a friend of a friend that you met at a party. Well, Pulp Fiction feels exactly like that.

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