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

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

Birthday Lunch @ Din Tai Fung 鼎泰豐 Wisma Atria

Although we celebrate our gregorian-calendar birthdays annually, traditional Chinese birthdays are usually observed in a grandiose way only on two significant occasions: 1) when a baby turns 1 month old (red eggs and ginger party) and 2) when an adult turns *60 years of age (60th birthday marks one life cycle) or 2a) when the … 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