Filial Piety – Your Children Are Watching You!

Your kids are watching you.

Children are very impressionable. Their brains are like sponges, soaking up what they see and hear. Their minds retain bad experiences and imitate what they see, hear and observe to be true. Someday, your children will be walking in your shoes. Not just literally, but figuratively, in their role as an adult. As parents, there are few aspects of our ...

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Surround Yourself With Positive Influences

Surround Yourself With Positive People

“Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.” – Karl Marx It is a worthwhile exercise to analyse the influences that impact our life. Our station in life is ...

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Jiayou, Arabella!

Arabella Kushner

She is only six but she has captured the hearts of the world’s most populous nation. I am of course talking about Arabella Kushner, the granddaughter of President Trump. Arabella has become Trump’s greatest diplomat in China. Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan welcomed their US counterparts, Donald and Melania Trump, with afternoon tea at Beijing’s Forbidden ...

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Hey, It’s Just Baby Food!

Breastfeeding Whitney Huntwork

Public breastfeeding has always been controversial. It is a topic that makes people sit up and voice their opinions. There has been many incidents of public outcry against public breastfeeding. But like it or not, the crux of the matter is that it’s just baby food! A lot of mothers believe they have every right to feed their babies wherever ...

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Please Let Go Of Me

Please let go of me

Into my life you came two months ago And has adamantly refused to let me go What did I do wrong? You look so forlorn.   In sleep I seek comfort I admit I am at fault Taking your existence too lightly And over-stressing you nightly.   Is this your way of getting even? When will I be forgiven? Can’t ...

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First They Killed My Father

First They Killed My Father poster

Last night I watched Angelina Jolie’s powerful docudrama “First They Killed My Father.” It was a heart-wrenching experience and I strongly recommend it. Based on the incredible memoir by Loung Ung “First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers”, it is a haunting story of genocide and survival from the point of view of a child. Featuring all ...

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Jobbie

Debbie & Joseph

Peanut butter. Yes, this post is about peanut butter. To be precise, it is about Jobbie peanut butter. I was at home this afternoon when Ninja Van delivered a packet addressed to my son. It was later in the evening that my son told us the packet contained six bottles of Jobbie Chunky Peanut Butter (380 grams). My wife and ...

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How High Can Bitcoin Go Or Is It A Bubble?

Bitcoin

Bitcoin has been on a tear this year as it keeps on setting record highs.  At the time of my writing this article, Bitcoin is pushing $6,800 price levels and $113.68 billion in market capitalization. With the current price hovering around US$6,800, a USD100 investment in Bitcoin in March 2010 (when the price was $.003) would have ballooned to USD226 ...

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The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz

Swedish journalist and author David Lagercrantz was chosen by Stieg Larsson’s estate to extend the Millennium series with a fourth novel “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” which went on to receive terrific reviews and sold millions of copies. Lagercrantz is back with his second contribution to Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series with the latest title “The Girl Who Takes an ...

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60 Minutes Halloween Party

60 Minutes Halloween Party

I was at Imperial Mall Old Wing this afternoon when I realised that the 60 Minutes Halloween Party was about to start. I dashed to my car parked in the basement of the Permaisuri Imperial City Mall, to grab my camera. It was fun watching the zumba dances. The pulsating music really created a great atmosphere for dancing. Below is ...

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