How do I stay sane on the information superhighway?

A month ago, I read an article written by Angus Hervey on Future Crunch with the title “The Information Diet”. It struck the right note in conveying the brutal truth: We are drowning in a chaotic pool of information.

As with everything in life, we can only truly process information through moderate input. However, it is so hard to control how information can come through to us. In fact, we receive new information mostly passively, through social media networks, TV and radio.

Continue reading “How do I stay sane on the information superhighway?”

On making your own cheese

You would ask, “Why the hell would you need to make your own cheese??”

I know, right?!

Anyhow, I made my own cheese today, for the first time. 
And I learned some lessons from the process (here’s the pause where you can roll your eyes and think, “of course, the philosopher-wanna-be will always has something to say”; I agree.)

So here’s how you make cheese. In particular: cream cheese.

Continue reading “On making your own cheese”

Life update // Tâm sự mỏng

(Kéo xuống để đọc tiếng Việt; hãy đọc cả 2 thứ tiếng nếu bạn có thể, vì nội dung không giống nhau)
(Please scroll all the way down for photos)

Where have I been? I ask myself.
Physically, I have been on vacation for 2 weeks, been back in Hamburg for a week and a half.
Mentally, I’ve been to space and back.

Continue reading “Life update // Tâm sự mỏng”

My youth – Thời thanh xuân

I have a fear: To live a long, boring life. A routine is important to me, but not repetition. It’s reassuring to know that you will wake up everyday at 7am, and hopefully go to bed on time at 12am. What happens in between shouldn’t be predictable.

Continue reading “My youth – Thời thanh xuân”

Hamburg (walk the worries away, revisited)

On the 5th of November 2016, I wrote this article, and I quote:

But if you ask me if I love the city [Hamburg], let’s wait and discuss the matter in a year. We’ll see.

Surprise, surprise, one year has gone by.

Continue reading “Hamburg (walk the worries away, revisited)”