Beyond ‘Nil Sine Labore’

Victoria Junior College has always held a special place in my heart because the philosophy of grinding it out, working hard as reflected in the school's motto of "Nil Sine Labore" has truly left a lasting impact on me. The motto was not mere words, but they were etched into the fabric and culture of … Continue reading Beyond ‘Nil Sine Labore’

Porcelain Piracy: How Porcelain was stolen from China and why that’s good.

Nowadays, China gets a real bad rep. We jokingly say they produce everything in the world, and that whatever they produce are mere knockoffs, cheap products that could never rival the authentic. It's because at the heart of it, in the day and age we live in, we worship originality and believe that authenticity should … Continue reading Porcelain Piracy: How Porcelain was stolen from China and why that’s good.