I used to wonder why You created me the way I was… so eager and passionate, so rich in emotion and enthusiastic in love. I used to wonder why whenever I got hurt. Because I would think that perhaps if I didn’t love the way I did, without reservations, I wouldn’t be hurt so easily […]
Artwork by David Myers All of last week, there was one man whose Olympic quest I followed with bated breath. Thrilling as it was to witness history in the making, it wasn’t his gold medal tally that held me enthralled or his prowess in the pool that had me rooting for him. As the world […]
If you have been watching the olympics, you would have seen elite athletes pushing themselves to the brink of their capacity and beyond. It becomes apparent that during many of the competitions, the determining factor of who prevails is not just a matter of who is physically stronger, faster or more skilled. The determining factor […]
Bea’s quiet elegance. Ivy’s unselfconscious spontaneity and enthusiasm. Yinwei’s gentle bubbliness. My exuberant and incessant chattiness. Add in sisterly affection and womanly camaraderie. Mix it up with a dollop of desire for simplicity and goodness in life. This has been one of my life’s most enduring and successful recipes.
The logo and jersey John designed Back in April, I mentioned how John had started a new football club. Back then I wasn’t allowed to share on my blog any of the artwork he had done for the club (jersey design, banners etc) because their website wasn’t up yet. Well, their league season has started […]
I have a seemingly inborn compulsion. As far back as I can remember, I can’t help wanting to reach out to people I encounter whom I sense to be in difficulty or in suffering. They can be people who do not ask me for help. Sometimes, when I first encounter them, they may even be […]
“Why do our parents do that to us?” This wasn’t a question voiced by a rebellious teenager being disciplined by his parent, but by a grown man who is himself a father. The tone with which he spoke those words was calm, but his eyes belied the sea of hurt and bewilderment in his heart. […]
We started our anniversary celebration with a rather over-dressed breakfast at the West Coast Park McDonalds. Then, we were off to the Singapore Flyer where we finally got to use the 2 open tickets hubby previously bought. It was good to go on a Monday morning when there was no crowd to jostle with! I […]
When I was a little girl, I used to fantasize about how lovely it would be if I could live with my best friend and share every day and night with her. We could play anytime we wanted and we’d always have each other to share our laughter and our tears. Well, for the past […]
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