Monthly Archives: December 2011

Ten things that was AWESOME in 2011.


Last Thursday, I attended Ajahn Brahm’s talk at the Buddhist Lodge. He was speaking on the topic of letting go of the past and embracing the future. He told the audience to throw away the past unhappiness and focus on what … Continue reading

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The Magician’s Assistant by Ann Patchett


After reading State of Wonder by the same author, I went to my local library to borrow all her previous books. They do not disappoint. (See my review of State of Wonder https://vickychong.wordpress.com/2011/12/02/state-of-wonder-by-ann-patchett/) What I like about her books is her … Continue reading

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Sofitel Munich Bayerpost – a review


As I sit here in my hotel room at 9.45pm, the Bose sound system is tuned softly in the background to the classical channel, all this done quietly in the background by the ‘Invisible’ service staff of this hotel as … Continue reading

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Emirate Sin-Dubai-Frankfurt


There were only two flights direct from Singapore to Frankfurt. One was SIA and the other Lufthansa. The price quoted for SIA was way above other airlines and my sister told me not to take Lufthansa – there is no … Continue reading

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Satisfying our food cravings now


Yesterday, I was telling Aaron that I’ll be sending my car in for service. He immediately caught on and replied, ‘That means we have to buy lunch from opposite (Wcega Building). I better eat my chicken rice cos’ I won’t get … Continue reading

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Packing for A German Reunion


When my eldest son Andreas left for Beijing for a three-month exchange study, the airline he travelled on allowed only one piece of check-in which could not exceed 20kg. The airline was so strict that they were not even allowed … Continue reading

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Brand’s Music Changes Lives 2011 Showcase – a review


Mike won eight tickets to this concert. With a title like this, we really had no idea what to expect. The Brand’s website was no help. Thus, our effort to give the extra tickets were not received enthusiatically. Even throwing in … Continue reading

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