Spend the rest of your days with me…

Brush Lettering and Calligraphy by Elle

I forgot when I wrote this piece. And I’m not even sure if it makes sense at all. When I fall in love, I will probably feel like this. But for now, I can only just imagine what that feels like.

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Poco a poco se anda lejos

It’s the second month of 2017, and I feel like my life is on fast forward. There are so many things I want to accomplish and often I feel overwhelmed by it all. Poco a poco se anda lejos I have to remind myself to take baby steps. To live in each moment walking towards […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy 2017 Hand Lettering by Elle - Hello Wanderlings

Happy New Year! I know it’s been awhile since I blogged, a lot of my projects were postponed and my creative pursuits took a back seat as I tried to do more adult-ing. This year I hope to find balance between all of things that I’ve been juggling and to have a clear direction on […]

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Steadfast Stars

Steadfast Stars Brush Calligraphy - Hello Wanderlings

    Confession: I am by nature a people pleaser. I want people to like me and love being with me. But sometimes priorities and values change. The growing distance between two hearts whether geographical or emotional causes affection to wane. Fade. I revisit the good old days in my mind, and I mourn for […]

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Letterpress by #typesettingsg

  Last Saturday, I headed down to The Arts House for a Letterpress Workshop hosted by The Singapore Writers Festival 2016 and conducted by Yao Yu of the letterpress studio Typesettingsg. I have always been curious about movable type. As someone with an early background in Journalism, I am reminded of the early days of […]

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You Gotta Swim

You Gotta Swim - Brush Calligraphy by Elle @Hello Wanderlings - Rubber Duck

You’ve gotta swim Swim for your life Swim for the music That saves you When you’re not so sure you’ll survive You gotta swim And swim when it hurts The whole world is watching You haven’t come this far To fall off the earth The currents will pull you Away from your love Just keep […]

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Be Bold and Brave in Your Heart

I wrote this phrase four months ago. Four months ago, I had been unemployed. I had been unemployed for awhile before that. Bills were mounting and a lot of not-so-good things were happening to me and to my loved ones. Rejection after rejection chipped away at my confidence. Self-pity and doubt started to creep in […]

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