Monthly Archives: June 2008

Doting parents in Japan drive varsities to despair


It was reported in the Straits Times on 21 June 2008 that "Doting Parents in Japan drive varsities to despair". Official says level of pampering is creating generation who can think for themselves. Overprotective parents are not only found in Japan. … Continue reading

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Go with the flow


Last night, my yoga classmate Esther called to tell me that due to the lack of numbers, our yoga class would not be able to continue. We can either join the Wednesday class, or the Tuesday 9.15 class. Both classes … Continue reading

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Aaron says the darnest thing II


Mom told me this which I absolutely must record down.   She was chatting with Aaron and was telling him the virtue of studying hard. In evitably, Mike is used for comparison. She told Aaron, you must study hard like … Continue reading

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Healthy Aging


I took out my October 2005 issue of Oprah and found this wonderful article on healthy aging.   Whether we age well or not is largely in our control, less a product of our genes than of how we take … Continue reading

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Travelling Different


Like Paulo Coelho, I also think that travelling is the best way of learning. In his book ‘Let The River Flow’, he has a few pointers for us travellers on how we can make travelling a more useful way of … Continue reading

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The New Road to Hell


Nancy Gibbs, a writer for Times Magazines wrote about the seven deadly sins in an essay for Times on March 24 2008 issue. The original deadly sins are Pride – (gives rise to) every manner of tregedy and hurt Gluttony … Continue reading

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Sex & The City


Out of the blue, an ex-ICI collegue suggested we see the show on Friday, since i would be tied up with Aaron for the next 2 weeks. Also, she has a 1-to-1 offer for Cathay, so why not?   She … Continue reading

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