Monthly Archives: May 2012

Farewell, my friend


A person never knows when he will forge a lasting friendship with someone he has just met. We make friends at many stages in our lives which ends when that part of our lives end. Friends from schools may continue through alumni … Continue reading

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Withdrawal Blues


Since the demise of Reddifusion Singapore, Gran has been having the withdrawal symptoms. “The house is so quiet.’ She complained. I said I’ll get her a radio so at least she can listen to FM958. ‘They have Teochew news.’ I told her. … Continue reading

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The Most Exotic Marigold Hotel – Movie Review


What does it say about your age when you choose to watch a movie about a group of retirees on MIB3 opening night? There were private functions in both the cinemas we went to. At Lido, RI was having a … Continue reading

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Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchy


Reading Maeve Binchy’s books is akin to visiting old friends. You find familiar characters you’ve read about in her other books and get updates about their lives. If you are a fan of hers and have read almost all her books, … Continue reading

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The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers by Gary Chapman


If there is one book on parenting teenagers that parents should read, I believe this is the book. Having read The 5 Love Languages (for marriages), I had expected nothing new from this book but I was wrong. True, the … Continue reading

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My Girlfriend is a Gumiho – Korean Drama


Can you imagine? This drama was recommended by Andreas. You would think it’s a wonderful thing to share something in common with your nearly twenty-year-old son, but I would rather he does something else than watch Korean dramas on his … Continue reading

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Reading The Straits Times


As long as I can remember, I have been reading the newspapers since I was in primary school. My parents did not have to ever nag me to read the newspapers. Perhaps the fact that I was required to do … Continue reading

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