Tag Archive: Life

Blessings Countdown 2011: Christmas in Margaret River

I must say, without a doubt, we all deserve to pop open more than a few spectacular bottles of wine to celebrate the end of what has been, personally and I’m sure for many as well, a dreadful year – an annus horribilis as the English Queen would say. Without going into a lot of…

Jimmy Kimmel’s YouTube Challenge: I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy

The weekend is finally here. I thought it’ll never come. Since the close of work day yesterday I’ve been hiding in the kitchen – yes, I’ve said and it and I’ll say it again that cooking is my way to de-stress. If you see me chopping things up quietly in the kitchen, stay away. Let…

Back to Being Strangers, Again: A Short Story

Since it’s a holiday here for us Malaysians who are enjoying the extended weekend, I thought I’d share this video with you – which I think is very well produced and written. It hit home in more ways than one for me, and I hope you can spare 15-minutes to enjoy it too – either for…

Pierre, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong: Our Grand Finale

I was out on a walk in Chinatown last weekend and noticed a peculiar sign at the back of the flower market. It read: “Please leave all your personal problems behind when you leave home for work.” What a very odd place for such a sign, I thought. I could have sworn that it was…

Homecooked Spaghetti & Meatballs: A Comforting Recipe

I must apologise for the lack of comics recently. More so, guilt is slowly eating me from within thinking of the sweet PR ladies and gracious restaurant owners who are waiting patiently (not to mentioned silently cursing me) for their reviews and post event coverage to be published. I’m sincerely sorry for the long wait….

Mum’s Beef Bourguignon on Christmas Day: Tidings of Comfort & Joy

Every year at Christmas, I’m reminded of a significant gift. This gift so pure and powerful, can only be sent from the heavens above. Christmas for me isn’t just about commemorating the birth of our Saviour but it’s also my mother’s birthday. And for us, this is truly a family holiday. While my family can…

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