Patois, Soon Come

Patois, Soon Come is a personal essay I wrote for LooseLeaf Magazine Volume 4. This issue focused on food as “a way for us to make place and community for ourselves.” In the essay, I examine my relationship to food growing up as a person of Chinese-Jamaican descent and recount my first dining experience at Patois Toronto, a hybrid Asian-CaribbeanContinue reading “Patois, Soon Come”


Valedictorian: We know about humanity

I had the honour of speaking as the morning Valedictorian for the 2016 graduating class from the University of Waterloo Faculty of Arts. You can watch my address above at the 23:22 mark. A small excerpt of my speech was featured on the Faculty of Arts page and I’ve reproduced some more of my speech below.

Due: A Short Film

A short film created for my Designing Digital Video class in the fall of 2012. As part of a team of three, I produced “Due” in just 6 weeks as the final assignment for the course. Featuring many of my friends, it is one of the hilarious souvenirs I have from my university days.