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Chinese Dogs

I was re-reading the book Thick Face Black Heart by Chin-Ning Chu when I came across this (unintentionally) funny sentence: These simply rules of discrimination are common among the world’s businessmen and political leaders, as well as among Chinese dogs. Apparently the author doesn’t think very much of businessmen and […]

A Song

there couldn’t be a sadder day than the one that i am in today; the life that i once knew is gone; and all that i have left is this song. i couldn’t believe my eyes when i saw you with another guy; i thought i was mistaken but it […]

Finding Faults

One of the most important things I’ve ever learned about life is that we should look for faults within ourselves. I mean really look for faults. In that way, we will know what we can improve on; what to change. If we find that we procrastinate too much, we should […]


My wisdom’s tooth almost healed already. Although it still gives me a little discomfort, I’m pretty sure that within the next three days, especially after the stitches are removed, I shall be able to do almost everything that I have done before. Including eating sushi. And kissing.

Removing .Mac Sync Icon

I just updated my Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) to 10.5.2. What I noticed was that two new icons appeared in the menubar, namely one for (.Mac) Syncing and one for Time Machine. The removal of the Time Machine icon was straight-forward, the option being plainly obvious under the Time […]

Long Faces

Though he looked Chinese and spoke somewhat like a Singaporean, he wasn’t from around here. He had been, in fact, living in Australia most his life. “You know,” he told me, “I realised that the people here on the MRT all look so glum. I mean, that’s their problem? What […]

The Beautiful Moon

With reference to the lunar calendar, she mentioned to me that on the 15th, the moon would shine beautifully. I thought about it for a while, and smiled. Then I laughed and looked away. She looked at me, curious, and asked, “what?” knowing that I had just thought a thought […]

I Love You

Saying “I love you” to someone still alive, other than a romantic partner, is difficult. Though I would gladly admit that I love my parents (and family), and would say so to anyone else who would bother asking, I would not say it directly to them. However, if I do […]