CNY Holiday Ends

The CNY holiday ended as though it had never begun.  This holiday season was occupied by family and friends gatherings, one following another without much quiet time for myself to do some reflection and planning as I so eagerly hoped.  Although tiring, I’m still thankful to be able to meet up with so many friends, […]

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JCCAC Handicraft Fair

Partnered with a friend to participate in the quarterly JCCAC craft fair over the weekend, it was truly an exhausting exercise for the introvert!  Being an introvert, I’m really not too keen on meeting new people and selling my products.  The lack of sleep on the night prior to the fair and the unexpected huge crowd […]

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Fuzzy Head

Caught a minor cold/flu with a runny nose, clogged ear, and fuzzy head.  Couldn’t quite put myself to work with this state of mind, took it easy today and watched some Olympics badminton and continued my reading of Jimmy SPA’s illustrative books. <<Beautiful Solitude>>, another imaginative book by Jimmy SPA.  There were a few occasions in […]

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Primary School Friend in Town

A primary school friend was in town, it was a good opportunity for me and two other hk-stationed primary school classmates to catchup with him.  Couldn’t remember the last time the 4 of us met up, and we were still missing one who’s in Canada now and to whom we could only greet via WhatsApp.  It’s always […]

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First Cruise Trip

Joined my parents and their friends on a 9-day cruise vacation, my first ever cruise trip.  Boarded the Voyager of the Seas in HK on the 8th, headed for Japan’s Hiroshima, Beppu, and Miyazaki for 3 respective daytime land excursions, and returned home in HK early morning today. The joy of exploring the huge ship […]

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(Busy) CNY 2016

I was really looking forward to this year’s CNY holiday –  reading books, cleaning up my home and studio, plantings, painting, meeting up some old friends, resting and doing some planning for the year ahead… But I’ve done almost none of that and was instead pretty much occupied for most days by family and church […]

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Running

Last long practice before the actual half-marathon next Sunday(17th), completed about 19K, longest run thus far! Analyzed my running log since starting my training in mid-Oct., there’s a slight chance I can complete the half-marathon next Sunday if I can continue this upward trend…

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Running

Slow, exhausted, but nonetheless thankful that I kept my promise to run 10k today! Note to self: don’t eat too full the night before.

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Creative Monday

Wasn’t feeling too well in the morning, partly because of the beer the night before.  I noticed that I’m less tolerant of alcohol after recovering from AOSD, should’ve passed the 2nd round of beer, but how often do you get to meet and chat with a good old friend?! Somewhat dragged myself to the studio […]

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Hopeless HK Government

The biggest local news this morning was our Government’s Chief Executive’s daughter updating her FB status with a bruised photo claiming that she was beaten by her mother.  Police and ambulance arrived at the Government’s House but left without the “victim”.  The Chief Executive called for a public press in the afternoon to turn down […]

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