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Melody Sim
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Melody writes and blogs for www.melodysim.com.
Melody writes and blogs for www.melodysim.com.

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Not living but surviving
The bus screeches to a stop. Its passengers momentarily lift their heads to check out what has just happened - nothing much; just a careless pedestrian who has just survived a potentially gruesome accident - and look right back down at the rectangular devic...
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And the countdown begins
7.03p.m. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. I sit by my window and bathe in the full glory of the evening sun. Summer Solstice. It is the longest day of the year. Sun rays pierce through the window panes, lighting up the corner of my room with a golden hue. I take ...
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Reflections of a passerby in Cambridge
The skies are blue and the sun is out today, as it has been the past few days. Unlike Manchester, Cambridge is blessed with clear skies most of the time. It is exactly one more month till I submit my dissertation. I should be working on it right now but I'v...
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Never would we have guessed...
I first saw you when I was eleven. Well, I couldn't tell which one you were, since there were two of you that looked exactly the same. Two little boys wearing similar glasses, with practically the same voice and the same mischievous look on their faces. Nev...
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Dead people, dying people.
I held my hand bag tightly to my chest, kept my head down, and strode as fast I could through the dark and somber alley. Melancholy, despair and rage filled the air. 'Screw those filthy bastards!' a hoarse voice startled me. I kept my head down. 'Keep going...
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We are engaged!
As little children, we dreamt about the day when we would become that policeman, teacher or chef that we have always aspired to be. We played make believe with our childhood playmates, walking down that imaginary aisle in our 'wedding gowns and suits'. We p...
We are engaged!
We are engaged!
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It's not easy to not give a damn
These days, I find it harder and harder to open up to other people. Perhaps, as I grow older, I am becoming more and more reserved. Or perhaps, it is because I am becoming more aware of just how brutal society has become  is. As a teenager, I remember not g...
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Keep calm and climb on
Drops of tears trickled down my cheeks as I took my finger out of the bucket of ice water. When I look back at the past 23 years of my life, I realise that I have never actually committed to a particular hobby. I sing in the shower, I dance in front of the ...
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Our own gods
The sound of the engines grows louder and louder as the train departs from the Cambridge train station. I peek outside the window and see a blonde-haired lady with a turquoise suitcase and grey fur coat chasing after the train. Of course, the train doesn’t ...
Our own gods
Our own gods
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Six years, and closer than ever ♥
#throwback to when we were 17 and free cones day was the best date everrrr  Six years. With each passing year, our anniversary celebration becomes less and less extravagant. Perhaps, it's because we are getting lazy. Or perhaps, it's because we are so certa...
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