Monthly Archives: December 2012

Amazing Alaska – Viewing the Aurora Borealis


Our purpose of travelling to Alaska was primarily to view the Aurora Borealis. In our planning, we had considered either viewing from the Scandinavian region, Iceland or Alaska. When we sent out enquiries to our friends in these regions, our … Continue reading

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Amazing Alaska – What it’s like living in -30deg F (-34deg C)


For people living near the equator, we could never imagine what it’s like living in -34 deg C temperature. In Singapore, we have an annual average temperature of +30deg┬áC and I spend my days in t-shirts and shorts. So when … Continue reading

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I do I do – Korean Drama


This drama is still showing in Singapore’s Channel U but the number of commercials during the airings was irritating. My friend May was so kind to lend me her DVD despite not having finished with it. Kim Sun Ah is … Continue reading

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Life of Pi – Movie review


Having read the book before the movie, I was curious as to how the movie would translate. (Read my book review here: https://vickychong.wordpress.com/2011/05/12/life-of-pi-by-yann-martel/.) Would it be similar to what I have imagined as I read the book? Would it be … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama’s Little Book of Inner Peace by His Holiness The Dalai Lama


This book was purchased in a book warehouse sale some time ago and I only got to read it recently. The book is an autobiography of the Dalai Lama. He gives us an insight of his childhood, his mother and … Continue reading

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Amazing Alaska – Preparation for -34 degC (-30degF)


On my vision board is a picture of the Northern Lights or aurora borealis. Yes, it has been my dream to see this natural phenomenon for a long time. My beloved husband is ever so supportive of ensuring that the … Continue reading

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Affairs at Thrush Green by Miss Read


This rather charming book by Miss Read was published in 1955. Miss Read is the pseudonym for Dora Saint, a school teacher who had written many books and scripts for BBC. I was rather amazed when I started reading. How … Continue reading

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