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A friend shared this post and I found the drawn picture so profound. When we were young and defenseless, our mother took care of us. As she grow older, it is our turn to take care of her. She never complained when we give her endless problems and sometimes heartaches. Her instinct is to always [...]

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I just received a very sad news that my investment agent Mr T had passed away suddenly from heart attack. It was a real shock to me to know that he is gone so soon. It’s even more sadder to see the photo he took with his daughter- how proud he had looked during his daughter’s graduation [...]

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Here is one of my favorite songs: Somewhere in Time, taken from the soundtrack of the movie Somewhere in Time starring Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour. Below is the video clip in YouTube (if it is removed, then go to YouTube and search for “Michael Crawford Somewhere in Time” as mostly the soundtrack is available [...]

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Teachers play a very important role in shaping the lives of the students that they taught. We remember the teacher long after they’ve taught us and think back of them with fond memory. Here are a few memorable teachers who left a memorable impression in me: 1. My Standard Six Malay language teacher Until today, [...]

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I will always remember my Primary Six teacher who taught us Bahasa Malaysia (Malay language). Her name was Puan Noraini. Before she taught our class, I took no motivation in the subject of bahasa. And in primary school, I used to fare badly anyway. But this teacher was different- she waltzed in, with her golden [...]

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Tomorrow will be the Mooncake Festival- full moon of the eighth lunar month.  The Star paper recently featured the different variety of mooncakes sold by various companies in Malaysia. In the past, some companies can earn more than 50% of their yearly revenue by selling mooncakes alone because there were only a handful of trusted [...]

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Today, we communicate with our friends and send our greetings using sms, Facebook and email. Handmade cards or handwriten letters- hey they’re out of fashion. No one does it anymore. But take a look at the pictures below. And tell me, what lights up your day more- some Facebook Superpoke, Hug Me or e-card or [...]

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Update: The scars have came off 😉  Read more: Would bites from sand flies cause permanent scars on your skin? When I was staying near a river in Thailand, I was often bitten by sandflies. For those who are not aware of what sandflies are… well, sandflies actually look like flies- except that they bite and [...]

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A number of teenagers poccess special skills but left it behind as they venture into adulthood because everyone around them convince them that ‘it’s just not practical earning a living doing that.’  But some may continue, choosing a vocation that is related to their childhood skills. After all, as children or teenagers, it is a [...]

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Today, while casually browsing through YouTube to add a few songs in my playlist , I found out that The Really Useful Group, is putting up high quality videos of Andrew Llyod Webber’s plays. I’ve always have high regards to works of Andrew Llyod Webber- his plays and songs inspire emotion, and the songs are [...]

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