2nd Half-Marathon Completed!

Completed my 2nd half-marathon with an improvement of ~15 mins (unofficially) compared to last year!  Thankful.  Building upon experience from last year, this year’s run seemed more pleasurable and less exhaustive, it felt like I can run an extra 1 or 2k after passing the finish line!  Perhaps I can attempt to run a full marathon […]

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100th Poke-a-mon(itor) Caught!

Since discovering the magic of the brush pen, I got hooked and took every possible opportunity to sketch and doodle while traveling on the MTR.  My models are fellow subway riders who were immersed in their phones and had no idea they were being sketched.  There were no shortage of volunteering models.  This fun and free […]

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Time

Time, a concept that warrants timeless debates/discussions/contemplations. I’m still not quite completely recovered from my emotional low, the constant depressing news (both locally and globally) seems to have lengthened the recovery process.  Rather than pushing myself to recover from the blues with mindless and endless work, I decided to take it slow and use all […]

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Creative Monday

I’ve filled this Creative Monday with Art.  It started with some cartooning in the afternoon, followed by oil painting and watercolor classes at night.  Never had I turned on my laptop for the entire day! Sometimes I question why I persist in doing art.  For one thing, it’s simply something I enjoy doing.  For another, […]

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89.64

Got absorbed into the time capsule, I’ve spent the whole afternoon going through the FB posts relating to the tragedy that happened this day 26 years ago in Beijing. When the massacre took place, I was naive and staying in a peaceful country far away from the frontline.  Thankful that the internet in HK is […]

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Creative Monday

Before engaging full-time work after my recovery, I gave myself one last day-off to do some spontaneous creative works.  I upcycled all the medical pill bottles from my illness and turned them into incubators for new life (baby succulents).  I codenamed this quick spontaneous project “REBIRTH”. As the saying goes – “What doesn’t kill you […]

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PMQ Visit

Had lunch with a couple of old friends in Central before visiting the recently opened PMQ – a historical “Police Marital Quarter” renovated into a hub where artists and designers can rent and setup their studios.  My friend brought up the idea that I should try renting one of the spaces for my own studio.  […]

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KANO

If not for my sister’s recommendation, I would probably never go into the theatre myself and watch this 3-hour movie.  Thankful that I listened to her, I was inspired and started thinking about my aspirations again.  Don’t you just love films that compels you to reflect upon your life and question your life’s purpose?! Am […]

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Soccer

Checked my calendar, the last time I played soccer was back on June 6th!  Felt good to once again play the sport I love most.  Was a bit out of shape, but it felt good to sweat in this sweltering heat. Had a breakthrough this afternoon, after dreading for months, I finally started a Flash […]

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Oil Painting Class

Painted my 3rd oil painting today.  I’m starting to feel comfortable about this weekly exercise – I know where to put the brushes, the paint, the oil bottle, and I know how to pace myself so that I don’t have to rush through finishing the painting.  I find it interesting how these painting classes can […]

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