How to Get Lost…and Find Your Way Home

A lovely article over on the Singaporean high school Raffles’s website by a fellow writer,

Trailing a friend in South Africa, unsure where we're going... (Cape Town, 2010)

Chuin-Wei Yap. Definitely a reminder as to why ‘getting lost’ matters so much in this increasingly globalized (read: shrinking?) world.

He implores of his fellow Singaporeans:

“While we’re able, live abroad. It helps to see things from the outside. It might also make Singapore a little less crowded. Feel a little alien, get a little lost. Just remember none of it matters without a sense of home.”

Things the Grandchildren Should Know


About Kaitlin Solimine

Kaitlin Solimine was raised in New Hampshire but has considered China a second home for the past two decades. She is the author of the award-winning forthcoming novel Empire of Glass and co-founder of Hippo Reads, a media start-up connecting academic insights with real world issues. She lives in Singapore.
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3 Responses to How to Get Lost…and Find Your Way Home

  1. Ben Leong says:

    Raffles is not a university. It’s my high school. 🙂

  2. Ben Leong says:

    Happy New Year! 🙂

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