Month: June 2013

Hazy Days in Singapore

I landed back in Singapore last week, and it felt like I had landed in a post-apocalyptic war zone. The air was filled with smoke, to the point that visibility was cut to no more than a few feet by the thick, pea-soupy haze. There was a pungent, […]

A Run in London

About ten years ago, in an effort to defeat (or at least slow the advance of) the bulge that seemed to be spreading uncontrollably around my belly, I took up running. Initially, it was a chore, and I had to force myself to do it. But after persevering […]