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Monthly Archive for August, 2010

big mistake

Hostage dramas are nothing new to our evening news. We would see and hear news of drunk fathers taking as hostage their own children, or the next door neighbours, usually just because of a love spat with their partners – ending in the hostage taker shooting himself to death, or being apprehended and brought straight […]

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the nanny diaries s01 e03

My world temporarily lost its orbit when my “perfect” nanny suddenly bid us adieu in the middle of a very hectic week, midterms week and opening week for the family biz, no less. Our last nanny is a kind sweet lady in her late forties, who had served a Chinese family in Singapore for sixteen […]

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soul sunshine

These are troubled times in my couch, and I am afraid I might have developed seasonal affective disorder (SAD) worsened by afternoon showers. I hope not. Anyway, I did find solace in this story by Paulo Coelho. Sir Paulo (yup, we’re on first-name basis) never fails to amaze me with his words of wisdom and […]

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