October’s payday has come and gone and I have reached £9k – and then some. I am confident I can acquire a 5-figure sum before the end of the year, which will be a personal milestone since being debt-free of student loans 10 years ago. I have yet to set aside this month’s savings, as… Read More


I have never found so much joy to discover a worthy podcasting app for Android users – Pocket Casts. Even better, I can subscribe to the same podcasts that are typically hosted on iTunes. More importantly, Pocket Casts compels me to actually listen to the wide offering of podcasts on the go, as a phone… Read More


I’m fairly tech savvy, but today, I admit defeat. My MacBook Pro 17″ (Early 2011) is officially a dead slab of metal. Time of death, 10:35pm Saturday 23rd September 2017. It’s a good thing I backed up my data in the early morning with a view to install a final operating system update. Not this… Read More


This past week, I experienced a [subtle] burnout and I’m still alive! Hooray! I knew I was burning out with my job, but I only thought I was making up figures when I said I was 95% burning out. Last week, I took a week off from work. It was mostly to chillax the physical… Read More


Last month, I have decided to shift around my finances like a magician hiding a red ball between one of three cups. Ah… the classic tricks are the best. Sometimes I feel life is a bit like an Abra-ca-da-bra, except we neither know the underlying outcome or reason behind such conventional routine. Anyhow… I have… Read More