oh, wandering down memory lane while reading friends' blogs is simulataneously touching and painful, because while it feels so good to find out what's going on in their lives, and to walk through the remembered hallways of old schools and of hawker centres in the mind with them, it's a painful reminder that that's all behind us now, and that i'm far away from home and the people and places that i love. i've just discovered that my old A01A classmates are producing blogs like nobody's business: tung has one, and now i find
"Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colours. And the people there see you differently too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving." -A Hat Full Of Sky, Terry Pratchett.