Quirky Missy

The creative child is the child who has survived. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin

Author: The Missy

The Missy is a business owner and toy designer by profession, a qualified business administrator and human resources practitioner by training, and an avid blogger by leisure.

Daily Compassion​

It’s been a couple of rough weeks since I returned to Singapore. Apart from the reverse-culture shock, things just haven’t been going smoothly with most of the services that I require. Things have been especially trying for the last couple of days as plans are being stalled and would need a massive overhaul. The Dark Traits in Occupations Some thoughts…

Mom’s Creative Problem-Solving

I am back in Singapore, temporarily. My sister came to get me at the airport past midnight, and we, the entire family, went downstairs to have some supper when we got home. The fantastic thing about Singapore is that there is always easy access to food at any time of the day. The less desirable side effect is none other…

Recipe: Vegan-Friendly Stuffed You Tiao (Fried Crullers)

My mom used to hold a joint birthday celebration for my sister and me, as our birthdays are 4 days apart; hers on 13 October, mine on 17 October. My mom would make stuffed “you tiao” aka fried crullers only on special occasions, and our birthday parties were one of those occasions. So, this dish holds a special meaning to me,…

Asheville – The cat, the food, and the boy

The semester after Denmark was almost a blur. There was a bit of an adjustment in the living arrangement with new housemates; then the semester started with a heavy load of work and assessments. Before I knew it, I was all packed up to leave for Asheville, NC. It was quite a long journey from Perth to Asheville, and for…

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