The Imperfect Issue + Kinfolk Magazine Giveaway - CLOSED

Saturday, 27 December 2014


As I recall my college years, I realized that some people would do almost anything to get rid of their flaws. I'm not saying about bad grades, although that wouldn't be such a bad thing -- But imperfections such as their looks, their voices, or their 'less-than-impressive splurge on luxurious materials'.

Things are not always going to fall in their right places. Monica Geller was right you know; the real world sucks.

But that shouldn't stop us. There will always be a crack in everything, and that is when the light shines in. Sometimes, being imperfect is just the perfection that we are seeking subconsciously. 

If you take a look at a chef’s hands, you might see scald scars, crooked nails and perhaps huge knuckles.

If you look closely at an old man’s coat, you might see the faded tone, or trails of lint.

If you compare a ballerina’s feet to yours, you might see their unaligned and bone-y toes. 

If you step into a vintage store, you might notice untreated windows or rusty key holes. 

Those are just few examples I have on top of my head. And all that to me, is perfecto.

So why try so hard to strive for perfection, when you are already doing so great? You have to give yourself credit sometimes. Go on, I pinky swear not to judge you. 


Apart from that, I'm very excited to host the first giveaway in my entire life! Since this is my first time, entries are open to all readers currently residing in Penang Island only. As for the rest, don’t worry because I'm sure you will have your chances in the future!

Kinfolk magazine is neither to be heard nor seen anywhere near where I live. So, I'm super happy to give away 2 brand new copies of Kinfolk Magazine - Volume Thirteen.

If you have not heard of them, they are a leading independent lifestyle magazine for creative professionals all over the world. I subscribed to their printed and online pass on my birthday, which is possibly one of the best things I’ve gotten myself so far. 

All you have to do is tell me one of your imperfections and how do you embrace it! Send your entry along with your name to

Terms & Conditions:
  • Closing date: January 6, 2015.
  • Open to all readers residing in Penang Island
  • All information will be kept private and confidential.
  • Two lucky winners will be randomly selected.
  • Winners will be notified via email & later in this post.
  • Parcel will be shipped after January 15, 2015.

All the best and here’s to a joyous new year!

My heartfelt congratulations to two randomly selected entrants, Michael Cheong & Kitty Fong! Your Kinfolk Magazine is on the way. 

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