Friday, February 17th, 2017

London: 8 Days Later

London is an amazing city – for professional or amateur photographer like me, there is always something eyecatching everywhere you look. From the ornate buildings, the cobbled streets to the grungy …


Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Putting on my old Sojourner Cloak

 
I thought I’d pick up writing my blog again, especially now that I am in London. In a way, blog-writing is also strangely obsolete as we now freely share our …


Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Back on Terra Firma

 
I returned to Adelaide’s sunny but cool winter’s day after the flight from Jakarta, via Sydney. I sat next to a tall man in my flight from Jakarta to Sydney …


Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Be still, my restless spirit

 
It’s quite confronting to realise that it has been around ten years since I was a carefree, well-paid yuppie in Singapore. Listening to Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s old album reminded me of …


Monday, February 21st, 2011

Being an in-betweener

 
I returned from Indonesia on Sunday morning, after spending half a day in Singapore on Saturday.  I didn’t get to sleep very well on the plane, as the activities of …


Saturday, January 8th, 2011

It’s so hard to say ‘Adieu’

 
When I took French lessons in Bandung, my hometown, the teacher told us that the difference between ‘Au revoir’ and ‘Adieu’ when you see someone off, is that when you …


Sunday, December 19th, 2010

Le Loo Expansion

It’s true that men need projects to keep them happy – otherwise boredom will either destroy them or be the reason for mischief. 🙂 Before, I elaborate, let me explain …


Monday, January 4th, 2010

Goodbye my old friends!

 
I’m about to throw out my trusty pair of Timberland sandals. 😥 I bought them many years ago in Singapore and I remember buying them with a pair of shoes. …


Monday, December 14th, 2009

So much to do, so little time.

 
My journey back to Indonesia is truly on now. I’m standing here at the free Internet terminal at the Sydney International airport that is so painfully slow. Never mind – …


Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Wallowing in Melancholia

Maybe it’s because my biorhythm emotional cycle is down at the bottom; maybe it’s because it’s cold and wet and windy. Maybe it’s because it’s winter. Maybe I’m just lonely. …