The High Road

Charlene journal 4 Comments

Singapore, December 2015 I haven’t lived in Singapore since 1999, but have spent a significant amount of time there in the last 3 years. It’s a topsy turvy process, confronting the strangeness of the superficially familiar. It’s easy for me to say “I’m Singaporean” everywhere, except in Singapore, because it’s there that the phrase makes no sense.

Captures from Colombo

Charlene vagabonding 8 Comments

November 2015 Colombo was white hot and turbulent slate by turns. We picked Sri Lanka on a whim. It was somewhere neither Flemming nor I had been before, and didn’t cost a fortune to get to from Singapore, where we were at the time. I was looking forward to my habitual approach to anywhere new: walk around the city everyday, get to know its rhythms, and learn something about …

chaos in the club

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One of the things I never kind of expected to do, was shoot inside a nightclub… in Singapore. I spent most of my childhood here chafing at all of the things I wasn’t supposed to do or be or think about or whatever, that whenever I get away with doing my own thing, I’m a little shocked. (Yes, I have issues) François K night at club kyo …