choices

A journey of a person working from home

Article below was written by Boey Ping Ping titled “There’s no place like home” and  was published in The Star paper on 20 June 2009. Her thoughts and experience are still relevant today as it did almost 10 years ago. I was not able to trace the article online and decide to type out the entire [...]

Spare the rod and ruin the child?

Today, most people do not agree on caning and disciplining the child. According to most experts, one should use a ‘line of reasoning’ because most children are intelligent and do not respond to ‘barbaric’ methods. If a parent is to do something like canning or chaining the child, he would be detained by police and [...]

Even if you cannot pursue your dream, blog about it instead

When I was in primary 5, there was a small duration where I sold chewing gum for some side income. I would buy the chewing gum- which each packet contained 5 strips for 20 cents. And I would sell by the strips of 5 cents each. For each packet of chewing gum sold (5 strips), [...]

Of bad neighbors and bad memories

There is this lady who lived in my street who would not tolerate if people were to park in her ‘parking place’. Sometimes, people who are not familiar with the ‘rule’ would park in her place. And when she comes back and finds someone in her parking place, she would continuously sound the horn for [...]

Overcome blogging procrastination and reach your blogging goals

When we embark on some grand plans, we want to wait for everything’s perfect in the drawing board before we began our first step towards it. It can range from starting a business, planning our migration, changing job or even losing weight. We plan and devise strategies for a step by step process to reach [...]