Instead of my usual end-of-the-year re-cap of the best meals of the year, I thought I’ll do something different this year. I’ll skip the part about meals for the most part of it, and start this post off with a cliché;
“Time flies,” in all honesty, tt’s really more than just an overused cliché. When I first started this blog back in 2009 on the old BlogSpot URL, I was still fulling my mandatory duty with the army. Fast-forward 4 years; I’m now a graduate of the University of Western Australia. Cue applause. In more ways than one, time seemed to have whisked too quickly.
On the Blog……
First, thank you for being a faithful reader of this blog. I feel nothing short of being humbled by your readership. A small time wannabe writer whose posts are being read by the hundreds (and on some days, thousands) of you. And exactly so, I feel the need to explain the absence of any recent new posts on this blog. Back in November, I was busy preparing for my final examinations and that was followed by, in quick succession, the need to settle all remaining outstanding issues that I had in Perth and to prepare for my getaway to Beijing. That said, I’ve since moved back to Singapore permanently and embarked on the next phase in life, my career. The lack of time coupled with the fact that I seldom carry my DSLR with me, these days preferring instead to enjoy the conversations and company of the people at the dining table. That would probably mean either (1) fewer posts or (2) posts that follow a tumblr-sque style where there would be fewer words and more pictures. As of right now, I am definitely leaning towards Option 2.
The re-naming of the blog……
By the way, I have since renamed this blog, simply, glenn.sg instead of HungryEpicurean to reflect a more personal touch rather than just being yet-another food blog. Please do update your bookmarks / RSS feeds to http://www.glenn.sg/
The obligatory “Asian” thing of snapping photographs of food has, however, has not left me. The camera on the iPhone, among its many wonders, is my go-to option and my modus operandi being a quick upload of those photographs on one of the many social media networks that I’m on – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Most of my meals will be posted up onto my Instagram account, so do stalk me at http://www.instagram.com/glennleems (Sorry for the shameless plug here).
Of my last year in University…..
Before I start to verve off too far off the tangent; UWA. It’s been 2 long years but those years have been one of the best that I’ve had. The friendships that we’ve forged and the ensuing adventures that we embarked on are definitely unforgettable takeaways. To name a few, the midnight supper runs to Uncle Billy’s in Northbridge, the trips to hunt for the best brunch spots in Perth and the hunt for the best indie coffee spots. To all those who have taken part in those adventures of mine, thank you.
Today is the last day of 2012 and tomorrow brings a new beginning, a new chapter in the book that has yet to be complete. Our life is a gorgeous piece of art that is a constant work-in-progress. Let’s revel in the great moments of what happend in the past year and forget the sorrow that has plagued us. Personally, I leave 2012 behind knowing that it has been a good year and I hope that it has been the same for you too. If not, look ahead, for 2013 will be YOUR YEAR!
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!