Month: August 2012

My Master Who Cried

I had a master (sifu) who cried. He cried when a song touched his heart. He cried when he saw the elderlies were still cleaning the tables.   He cried when students appreciated his works. He cried when he knew there was so much to do but so little time left. My sifu has cried more […]

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[PBP] Know Your Limits

For all the people who love to drink in this world, like me, I hope nobody ever needs to use TheSobrietySolution (but for those who need help, please do).Sometimes doing too much of something good will not turn out good either. I’ve never seen anybody around me (Thank God) who is addicted to that extreme, […]

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Are You Sure They Are Your Friends?

Have you ever wondered who your friends really are? Have you ever tried to define what “friends” really are? I have people who told me “you are a friend” but never once asked me how I am doing … will that be a type of friend? -> TRUE STORY. I also have people who only […]

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Time for Some Clarifications

Hello my dear subscribers I am writing this especially for you because you have taken the time to actually subscribe to my blog and read it via email or feed readers. Really appreciate that. As you know I do accept paid advertisements on my blog in the form of blog posts. This is in order […]

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SEM and SEO

Search engine marketing (SEM), a term that was almost unheard of in the in the early 2000s, now it has become one of the crucial element for any websites (commercial or personal) to establish themselves in the online world. I used to know very little about it however even up to now, it’s like an […]

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Buy a Pair, Give a Pair

I’ve been living with my eyeglasses for almost my entire life. The first time my parents discovered I really needed glasses, when I was 3 years old. I started to read book or watch TV with very close proximity. They knew then I needed a pair immediately. Since then, I’ve never lived without my glasses. […]

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Thank You, Singapore!

Happy birthday, Singapore!  You are 47 this year and between you and me, we have been together for 14 years now. How time has passed. The first time I “saw” you, that was around 20 years ago (Gasp!), I was only a tourist who cramped into one hotel room with 7 others (4 adults, 4 […]

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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Always doing what you are told, doesn’t mean you will succeed in life. – Jiro Ono Image courtesy of http://jhfirefestival.org/   Just watched one of the incredible documentary about Jiro Ono, the world’s greatest sushi chef. Who would have thought that this 85yo man, who was abandoned since he was 9yo, will turn out to […]

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Singapore Hidden Gem – Mdm. Saripah (The Artist Along Orchard Road)

Recently, I have been meeting many earthly angels in the form of “strangers” from all sort of places – hawker center, on the bus, in a cab, in a restaurant, etc. The “chosen” place this time, at the bus stop along Orchard Road. There is no coincidence, I really believe by now, I was “guided” […]

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My First Guest Blogging Experience with The Local Nose

I have one of the best news today. The Local Nose (TLN), a Singapore-based wine recommendation website, wine locator, and consumer wine information hub; was generous and open-hearted enough to invite me as one of their guest blogger. Honestly, I was very nervous when the organizer, Lucia, approached me. I don’t think I am good […]

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