Author Archives: cynthiahqy

hiatus over.

Hello? Is anyone still here? I know I said in my last post to stay tuned for further updates about a shiny new blog I had planned. Well, those particular plans didn’t quite come together. BUT, two and half years later, I finally have a (shiny?) new blog over at My first post is […]


Rediscovering Artist Courage

On why I haven’t written for so long, and the future of this blog and my writing.

Cure for Homesickness. Flight.

Visiting home. All the things I want to do.

Grateful for Grace

Words, searching for words. Take time and space. Words, finding the right words. Thank you for asking. Words, trapped by words. Let us be free. Words, always the wrong words. For next time; hope. Living alone has taught me many things, and I am writing another “On such and such thought from Bangkok” post, about […]

Hello, Stranger.

A farewell letter to the stranger inside of me.

Bangkok Life Processes

On homesickness, finding my feet in Bangkok, and living fully.

Self Compassion and Mindfulness

on self-compassion, mindfulness and being a good communicator

Queen Victoria Market

Back home, for now.

On moving to Bangkok, the travels of 2014, and growing into 2015

Stories about Me

On long distance, Bangkok, and writing to live.

Thailand Week 5: I’m still alive!

On dancing in my underwear, breathing pollution, my growing affection for Bangkok, still not speaking Thai, and achieving more than I expected.