Is it just me or is everyone still nursing a Christmas hangover? Because it looks as though the New Year's Eve celebrations are about to kick off but it seems as though everyone's still in a Christmas mood. Christmas doesn't feel like it's ready to leave yet, with some people still exchanging belated presents and … Continue reading New Year, New Me… Really?
A taxi driver husband (Wang Jun) who has a stalker hanging on to his coattails. A masseuse for a wife (Yida) whose hands provide pleasure of the flesh for a living. A daughter (Echo) who takes neither pride in her parents' lives nor pleasure in her education. A father (Wang Hu) whose ego took a … Continue reading Book Review: The Incarnations by Susan Barker.
It was one of those days for Arsenal fans worldwide. We know how our the club plays their games. One minute, they play so well and win big. Next minute, they play badly and lose terribly. We know Arsenal's playing style by now. We know they are consistently inconsistent and unpredictable. You hope they win … Continue reading EPL 2015: Arsenal vs. Bournemouth.
Here's a running joke that often finds itself on the pages of social media: Q: What do you normally get on Christmas? A: Fat. I get fat on Christmas, or pregnant with food babies. Hello, everyone! Sorry about the absence of posting for the last two days but while I don't celebrate Christmas, my family … Continue reading The 10 Types of Christmasses.
I don't know what I want for Christmas. I don't know what I don't have at home to want people to buy it for me. I'm not much of a shopper, and I don't really give off vibes that I need something and therefore, someone should buy it for me. Actually, I'm not a Christmas … Continue reading All I Want For Christmas…
Goals from Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud ensured that Arsenal remains in second place with 36 points, two and four points behind surprise Premier League leaders Leicester City (38 points) and third-placed Manchester City (32 points), respectively. Spurs are fourth with 29 points while Manchester United has slipped to fifth place, also with 29 points. … Continue reading EPL 2015: Arsenal vs. Manchester City.
I'll be honest with you. I've never heard of a joconde cake before. Heck, I didn't even know if it was an Indonesian specialty or some other European fanfare! Until I did some research on it, of course. Going back to my post on what a 'joconde cake' is all about (Sneak Preview: Joconde Cakes … Continue reading When Green Tea Meets Black Sesame.
There will be but a short post today. A post that outlines my love for books and reading. There are many important areas of my life, from my marriage to my job. But only one thing stands out tall and bright, and they are my books. There's something about reading that I cannot explain to … Continue reading When Reading Takes Precedence.
If you found a magic telephone in your closet, attic or store room, and it allows you to turn back time. Which means that you have the chance to go back into the past and meet your teenaged self to right the wrongs of your life, would you take it? If yes, which areas of … Continue reading Book Review: Landline by Rainbow Rowell.
I'll be honest with you. I have yet to do what I have put forth to you. I have yet to take the opportunity to stay within the metal four walls of a container hotel. English majors and language nerds (including yours truly) will pounce on you for using this term without a care for … Continue reading Living Out of A Box, Literally.
My husband and I were back in Genting Highlands last Thursday, but not for gambling reasons. We don't gamble. I've never been to the casino in Genting Highlands, to be honest. And I don't plan to either. I have been to the casino in the Central Business District of Brisbane, however, and after seeing how … Continue reading Genting Highlands for Everyone!
I rarely ever publish blog posts about my own country, for safety reasons. Also, for political and religious reasons where I know I can get into trouble for mentioning it online. So I normally avoid talking about Malaysia unless it's about food and holiday destinations. Today, however, I feel indebted to publish a post on … Continue reading Selangor Gives Back.