Month: August 2008

Life is An Investment

If life is an investment, that make you, an investor. Like any great investors, they hardly put all their eggs in one basket, they diversify it into different tools. It’ll be no surprise if successful investor may have portfolios in property, stocks, currency, businesses, etc. They are all different vehicles to achieve their goals. Though […]

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Pisang Goreng

It means “fried banana”, is something I happened to share to a new friend, Linda (USA) whom I’ve known from Plurk. (Thanks to Myrna now I’m having so much fun and friends on Plurk. :D). She was sharing that she had plenty of bananas and not sure what to do about it. So, I suggested […]

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold

I had a chat over the weekend with my friend. She had tummy ache due to the “woman” thing and she mentioned about the price women have to paid through that “monthly thing”. I told her that it’s great to be a woman (it’s great to be a man too, I believe, if I am […]

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Sans Rancune

Just learn another phrase in French – “Sans rancune”. Got it from a song that I’m listening by Corneille. It means “without resentment”. Just wondering, can one be angry and yet not resent?The answer is yes.You’ll be surprised you may be angry at that moment and pissed off and agitated but that doesn’t mean you […]

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The Dead Ones Did Not Die

I would like to share an excerpt from a beautiful poem (though in French) written by a Senegalese poet – Birago Diop (1906 – 1989). In the following poem titled “Les Morts ne Sont Pas Morts” which based on the online translating device means – The Dead Ones Did Not Die – he addressed the […]

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What Not to Say in the Airport

Thanks to Panci, I received this forwarded email. I didn’t know in Singapore such thing happens. Well, not sure how true it is but there’s no harm to be aware of what’s happening. Please beware that the following letter is quite long. Read if you have the patience. SHOCKING EYE-OPENER!! IS THIS CALLED WORLD-CLASS SERVICE […]

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What Do You Find Most Inspiring About Nature?

I’ve been subscribing the newsletter from Charity Focus for quite a while now and find them really inspirational and provoking at times. Though I must admit I didn’t really read them all but I really love their quotes (as I’m a quirky quotes collector) and the question they’ll pose to make you think once in […]

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Beijing Olympic – 080808

What an eventful day, the 080808. To us Chinese, it’s a very auspicious day as we love number 8 for luck, prosperity, wealth or simply good fortune. The fact that China managed to secure today as the day they host Olympic game still awes me. Despite the negativity and threats they have faced, the show […]

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Boo!

I sincerely apologize for being missing for quite sometimes. Didn’t realize that till I got some spanking to wake me up from my blogless world. So here I am not fully charged yet but I shall write in this post what has been happening for the last few weeks. The activities: I took 8 days […]

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