I Will Always Miss You… Yup, Yup, Yap!

Most of you who follow my blog know that I have not been posting as frequently as I used to. Many think that I was busy because of my grandson’s arrival. That was partly true but actually my mind was in turmoil. I had lots of food pictures but no texts to accompany them. On … Continue reading

Lee Kuan Yew Lying In State

My children went to pay their final respect to Mr. Lee Kuan Yew few hours ago. Valerie left home at about 2.30am and was promptly led to the front of Parliament House where pregnant ladies were allowed to cut queue. Inside, the queue took another hour before Ryan and Valerie reached the casket. Vanessa went … Continue reading

Goodbye Mr. Lee Kuan Yew!

It is with the heaviest of heart that I share our country’s bereavement, the passing of our founding Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, “It might have been.” – John Greenleaf Whittier Mr. Lee was a man not just of ideas but … Continue reading

Life Is Once, Forever!

Of late, my life has been filled with happiness but it was also punctuated with afflictions. My mom had surgery on her fractured hip and was hospitalised for weeks. My uncle had brain haemorrhage and was operated on. My cousin informed me an aunt has a few months to live. One of my best friends’ … Continue reading

Life Expectancy: Expect the Unexpected.

This year’s New Year’s Eve was memorable. I had fun riding for the second time in decades (first was on my recent birthday ) towards Etihad Stadium, Victoria Harbour, to catch the firework display. Joining the throngs of people counting down to 2013 at Melbourne Docklands where boat owners dock their pleasure crafts, life is as … Continue reading