When I think of beaches, I think of the sun, sea, sand and surf. The soft white powdered sands sifting through my fingers. The blistering heat of the sun bearing down on my back. The warm sea water on my skin. The surf that has the children screaming with joy and happiness. Not quite the … Continue reading Book Review: The Far Side of The Sun by Kate Furnivall.
It was a peaceful Saturday sit-in yesterday for my husband and I. We kicked off the day with some music from the 80s on YouTube and ended with The Bodyguard starring Kevin Costner as the titular character and Whitney Houston as singer-actress Rachel Marron, the client whom Costner's character was paid to protect. After the movie … Continue reading The Never-Ending Debate of Books vs Movies.
No. of pages: 615 pages Publisher: HarperTorch Year: September 13, 2012 Setting: Ireland Official Website: Cathy Kelly Past Secrets by Cathy Kelly was quite a pleasant book to read but it just added more nights of sex, secrets, lies and betrayal to my misery. Which is a shame as I still have many more Cathy … Continue reading Book Review: Past Secrets by Cathy Kelly.
Sometimes I wonder if modern technology today is good for us. Technology has helped to save lives, complete tasks, build machines, design skyscrapers and manufacture various modes of transportation. Yet at the same time, technology can also destroy what we have worked so hard to create. It can turn round any time and stab us … Continue reading A Costly Convenience for the Digital Savvy.
Blurb on Goodreads: Ceri D'Altroy watches too much Oprah Winfrey - and it's having serious repercussions. Bored with London life and writing yet another 'have the perfect orgasm' feature, she's decided to take Oprah's advice and follow her heart's desire. Going back to college might not be everyone's dream but all Ceri's has ever wanted … Continue reading Book Review: The Cupid Effect by Dorothy Koomson.
Type: Paperback, 372 pages Publisher: Pan Macmillan, October 1, 2013 (first published in November 6, 2012) Original Title: Il mio nome è Nessuno: Il giuramento Odysseus: The Oath was written by Valerio Massimo Manfredi and translated into English by his wife, Christine Feddersen-Manfredi. The Oath is the first book in a three-part series which also include the second book, Odysseus: … Continue reading Book Review: Odysseus: The Oath by Valerio Massimo Manfredi.
I've read this book earlier, and finished it within a week. Only because I brought the book with me to work and spent some time reading it on my lunch break. I realised that I missed out on a post of my thoughts and opinions about the book, so here it is. Today. We will … Continue reading Book Review: Deep Down Things by Tamara Linse.
The word 'corruption' does not just refer to a person's personality or habit. For an individual to be corrupted, it can lead to a domino effect of causing others to be just as corrupted and the rest to be affected by the corrupted individual and his or her gang of corrupted members. It's an inception … Continue reading Corrupted: Man and Machine.
When I read, I find my surrounding falling away and fading, leaving me in a perfect world of fantasy. When I read, I find myself shrinking and disappearing, before slowly reappearing in the world of my book. Because when I read, the world is just better. Does that happen to you? I find myself pulling … Continue reading When I Read…
Arsenal's full-time match results of 2-1 over Crystal Palace imitates a similar situation back in February 2015, when the same 2-1 results catapulted them to third place in last season's Premier League match. The goalscorer was the same, one and only, Olivier Giroud. In February 2015, Santi Cazorla was the second goalscorer. This time around, … Continue reading EPL 2015: Arsenal vs Crystal Palace.
Think of your manager as a figure of authority whose responsibility is to maintain harmony within the department or team, ensure that tasks are undertaken and completed, and provide a certain amount of protection for the employees. If you were a manager, you'd want your employees to work well with one another and do their … Continue reading Good Cop, Bad Cop.
It was a bed of brightly coloured plush and poofy beanbags that covered the dull brown wooden flooring in the training room of The Edge Malaysia. The temptation to sink into a beanbag, sigh and close your eyes for just a few minutes was very strong. Just imagine disappearing from your work station for the … Continue reading Plush Booty and No Cootie. (DOOF Malaysia, 2012)