Monthly Archives: March 2014

North @ Venetian Macau 北方馆 Review

I am typing this live at the restaurant as I wait to depart to the airport. This restaurant was recommended to us by our Macau friends last night. After two days staying at the Venetian,  we have not stepped in … Continue reading

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Glo Yoga 2014

I love doing yoga outdoor. The few times I did mass yoga outdoor, I really enjoyed myself. Perhaps it’s the feeling of connecting with nature, with the azure blue above as you do an updog, or the gentle breeze on … Continue reading

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Mother of Young Men

My two eldest sons are 20 and 21 respectively. I thought as a mother, I can finally cut the apron strings and be free of worries. Like the mother of a pair of chicks which has just fletched, the nest … Continue reading

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Custody by Manju Kapur

My aunt’s friend passed her this book. As both are fans of Korean dramas, I can see why the friend thought my aunt would like it. Instead, my aunt passed me the book. And guessed what? It really reads like … Continue reading

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Vietnam! Essence Hoi An Hotel And Spa Review

From Hanoi, we flew south to Da Nang, located in central Vietnam for our visit to UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Hoi An and My Son. Essence Hoi An Hotel and Spa is part of the Essence group and the … Continue reading

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Vietnam! Trekking in Sapa with Red Dao Tribes

  On our second day in Sapa, our guide Huong came prepared with hiking sticks and a word of advise: if you don’t intend to buy or give money to the Red Dao tribe women, ignore them and don’t answer … Continue reading

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One Sweet Word – Korean Drama

Coincidence or what? I started watching the drama One Sweet Word at about the same time that I started reading Custody by Indian writer Manju Kapur. Both stories are about a woman who has an affair and how it affects … Continue reading

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Coursera: Moralities of Everyday Life by Prof Paul Bloom

Is it morally right for a brother and sister to have sex while on holiday and that they have decided that they won’t do it again? Is it morally right for a son to address a father by his name? … Continue reading

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Vietnam! Trekking in Sapa with Hmong

Sapa is located at the northern tip of Vietnam, near the border to China. The mountainous region boasts of scenic rice terrace, waterfalls, cool climate and hill tribes rich in culture and costumes. There are many hiking trails offered by … Continue reading

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LightSeeker – Back stage pass

I was invited by RWS back to view its musical, this time with its new music arrangements and enhancements. I had watched the musical in December with some Malaysian friends (see my review and we all enjoyed the show. … Continue reading

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