Monthly Archives: March 2017

Birthday greeting to my best friend 


Happy Birthday!!   We’re slowly but surely inching towards 60th but why do I feel I am in the prime of life?   Okay,  I admit the pre menopausal symptoms are minor irritations I can’t ignore, and the weakening eye sight is … Continue reading

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A Gift – movie review 


There’s this unexplained tightness in my chest, an emotional magma that is kept under lid which needs a trigger for it to either explode it out in the form of tummy-ached laughter  or heart wrenching cry. Or ooze out less … Continue reading

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Magnetism by F Scott Fitgerald


This is a collection of four short stories by F Scott Fitzgerald from the box collection of classical love story books I purchased eons ago. I really enjoyed the stories and this might just spur me to read his novel The … Continue reading

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Fundamentally Happy – A review


Fundamentally Happy is originally an English play by Haresh Sharma which was translated into Chinese by Nelson Chia of Nine Years Theatre. I decided to watch it in preparation for script writing module next semester. This play has all the ingredients … Continue reading

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Signs of Aging


While at the cashier at Fairprice supermarket just now, I exclaimed at the $300 displayed on the register. The kind lady explained that my beauty products formed the bulk of the bill. (Half actually – how expensive can supermarket beauty products cost … Continue reading

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Dead Poet Society


A chat group which was formed to organize a Chinese New Year (CNY) gathering among my ex-colleagues was somehow transformed into a Book and Poetry Chat Group after that meeting, as the wisdom and bond which was reinforced outside the workplace, … Continue reading

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The Women Who Got Away by John Updike


As a non-English/Lit grad doing MA, and one who doesn’t read classics, I am lost whenever my lecturer, DW, throws out authors’ names, almost none of whom I have heard of. I can try to catch up but with the … Continue reading

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