Alane Lim

Content by Alane Lim

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When I was a kid, I discovered that wetting my hair made for easier combing. Most mornings, I was afraid that my parents would see my loose hairs sticking out all over the place and start nagging.

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When an oven bakes you can feel the heat, and on a stovetop you can see the flames emanating from the surface.

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As a kid, my friends and I used to pretend we were dragons.

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For many of us, magic is a mystery. Even though we know a coin can’t possibly vanish into thin air, we’re made to believe as if it does.

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When Harry Potter first opens Tom Riddle’s diary, messages appear on the blank pages as if from nowhere. They fade in then fade out, leaving no trace that they had ever been written.

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It really was a bargain from the bargain bin.