Goat Steamboat? CNY Luncheon

The night before, I was partaking Reunion Dinner at my sister’s home when my friend WhatsApp-ed to invite my family and I to lunch. “Hey, I’ve got shitload of food for steamboat and meat for grilling. Want to come over tomorrow for lunch at 12nn?” Invitation accepted! Valerie and Ryan would be visiting my in-laws … Continue reading

The Wood Horse Has Arrived! 马年已到!

It’s official! The Wood Horse has arrived and will last from 31st January 2014 till 18th February 2015! Some background: The Chinese Zodiac consists of 12 animals – Rat, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Chicken, Dog and Pig. In Chinese Five Element theory, Horse is in the Fire group and is also … Continue reading

Can You Hear the Galloping Hooves?

Can you hear the galloping hooves? Watch out Helen of Troy, The Wood Horse is coming! Nah, not the Trojan but the Chinese, myself included, is welcoming the Year of the Horse (马年) in Chinese Zodiac on Friday, 31st January 2014 on the Gregorian calendar. Spring Festival is coming to town! The character of the … Continue reading