An Accomplished Week

Towards the end of the first half of 2020, I rushed into finishing some of the things I planned to do before starting life anew in July. Here are some of my accomplishments this past week: Tue – Submitted my proposal for a commercial tenancy at JCCAC Wed – Disassembled a long-standing bridge model at […]

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Boarding School Begins Again

Met up with some good old friends for lunch and exhibition seeing in TST. Last time we met was already back in Jan.! Good to be socializing again after nearly half a year of social distancing. After parting my friends, I took a stroll alone in TST reminiscing the days when I used to go […]

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Transitioning…

Met and caught up with my UW friends last night, this is officially my first social meetup since the pandemic broke out in Jan.! Haven’t really been socializing for so long, I felt especially happy seeing and chatting with everyone. Thanks to COVID-19, I now realize how important it is to have friends to share […]

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Social Distancing

The second wave of the pandemic is hitting our city hard. The hospital’s isolation wards are getting full and some confirmed COVID-19 cases are starting to require to wait in line, a very worrying situation. I’m still practicing my alternate working days routine, still finding it very productive. Spent a lot of time practicing Chinese […]

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Sketch… Sunday Service

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Life Under 2019-nCoV

Worked home for another week to save on masks. Besides eating and sleeping, much of my time was spent going through a Chinese dictionary of 4-letter phrases and practicing Chinese calligraphy by copying the relevant words for a long unfinished project. The dictionary was a gift from my dad when I moved back to Canada […]

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CNY Day

Woke up in the middle of the night at around 3am and couldn’t fall back to sleep even though I was still tired. Did my daily devotions, followed by breakfast while catching up on the daily news. It was 6-ish am when I finished my morning routine, I pushed myself out the door for my […]

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New Year Update

2020 seems to be off to a pretty good start. In the first 20 days of the year, I have accomplished the following: Finally met up with the girl-I-like. Saw an exhibition together and had dinner afterwards with happy conversations. Visited 3 exhibitions. Kept up with my marathon training, can now run up to ~12k […]

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New Year Resolutions

Took me awhile, finally made time to sit down and come up with my list of resolutions for the new year 2020. Looking back at my 2019 resolutions, I only managed to check off 2 or 3 resolutions and the rest were either still in progress or left untouched.  Nonetheless, 2019 had been an unexpectedly […]

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Holiday Season

The atmosphere in the city this holiday season seems to be the worst one for the past 10 years since I returned from Canada – Silent Night not so silent and Christmas Day seeing more chaotic protest news than about the birth of baby Jesus. There are a few things that lifted up my Christmas […]

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