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ArchiveJanuary 2011

Served With Fire

I’ve always been a sucker for cooking shows.  Even though I can’t cook to save a life (instant noodles and eggs don’t count), I often find myself mostly drawn to channels like Travel & Living and AFC (Asian Food Channel) whenever I do spend time with the telly. But since I hardly stay home long enough to finish an entire season of cooking competitions, I only pick up bits and pieces and has never really made effort to do any follow-up. READ MORE

Annually, I Hope.

There are a few things in life that I find absolutely therapeutic when I’m doing them.  One of them would be changing my guitar strings – which I do once a year.  The act of removing six strings that have served me faithfully throughout the year helps me reflect of the things that have happened the year before, and as I replace them one by one, I silently hope that the new year will bring great things, and great people into my life. READ MORE

Minutes After Midnight

They say timing is everything. Doesn’t matter what you did, or didn’t do – once you’ve passed the moment you’ll never get it back. It could be years from waiting, or just minutes after midnight – the clock ticks on and it is up to you to play your cards right.
It’s an everyday thing. Every 24 hours gives us new hope, new opportunities to be seized.
While most of the time I’ve been able to consider, filter and grasp the chances that come my way, sometimes I fail too. When many things happen at the same particular period of time, I cannot be at two places at once, let alone three. READ MORE

Start With Me.

There’s always an unspoken pressure when it comes to writing the first post of the new year.
It’s a bit like writing the first chapter of a book.  One wants to dazzle, to impress. Carrying this notion, most of the time I’d end up writing nothing. So I’m going to chuck all that ego and insecurities behind to jot something as to kick start the new year.
As every year ends and I thought I’ve had enough, the next year never ceases to surprise me. READ MORE

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