Chasing After My Dreams as A Chinese Teen

As a Chinese/Asian child/teenager, you'll often hear your parents telling you what they WANT you to do when you grow up.  But quite often things don't turn out their way, and someone like me, chose passion over wants. When I was in Year 6 (primary school), I recall tuning into ABC news in class which … Continue reading Chasing After My Dreams as A Chinese Teen

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The Beauty of Chinese Dialects, including My Very Own: Hakka

One person might ask, "But oh, don't you speak Chinese?", and I reply back with "Yes, but I speak Hakka to be more specific," and then what might appear is a very surprised and puzzled look on that person's face, which spells, CONFUSION. Every country in the world will have one language but many dialects (e.g. … Continue reading The Beauty of Chinese Dialects, including My Very Own: Hakka

The Pain of Losing My Chinese Identity in a Western World

Welcome to my very first blog  🙂 Today marks the first official day I started blogging and I've never been happier! Today, I'd like to share with you the meaning behind everyone's identity as a Chinese person. First and foremost, if you are Chinese, you will most likely know that life doesn't come easy! Your parents, … Continue reading The Pain of Losing My Chinese Identity in a Western World