A Tribute To My Teachers

Photo taken at St Augustine Primary School about 40 years ago

“Ideal teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross, then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own.” — Nikos Kazantzakis It has been said that a teacher is the flame that lights the path of a child. Teachers shoulder a very important responsibility of shaping ...

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Ramblings Of A Nearsighted Colorblind

Colorblind test

Most of us take our eyesight for granted. For those of you who are blessed with problem-free eyesight, I congratulate you all. I have been having problems with my eyesight since my lower secondary school days. I was diagnosed with myopia when I was in Form One at Kai Chung Middle School in Binatang (it was known by that name ...

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Where A Lim Is Also A Ling

Chinese charcter of my surname

Welcome to my world where a Lim is also a Ling. My surname is actually Lim but it was registered as Ling in my birth certificate. I was born in a very small town in Sarawak called Binatang which means animal in Malay. This is a predominantly Foochow town. So when I was born, my Hokkien parents gave the nurse ...

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