Silken Ma Po Tofu

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Softness and Spiciness – That’s What Little Girls Are Made Of?

What are little girls made of?
Tofu and spice and all things nice.
That’s what little girls are made of!

And so is this my version of the nursery rhyme that reveals the exact sentiments of this dish.

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Carcassonne (auf Deutsch: Karkasonn) – Das Spiel Des Jahres 2001


‘Die Südfranzösische Stadt Carcassonne ist berühmt für ihre einzigartige Befestigungskunst aus der Zeit Römer und der Ritter.’

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Knocking on My Childhood’s Door To Revisit A Past Time

Left: Sketch of poster; Right: Completed poster with colour

Left: Sketch of poster; Right: Completed poster with colour

I was both surprised and relieved to know that my drawing cum colouring skills, using my favourite set of Colleen colouring pencils (it’s been left untouched in my cupboard for almost 10 years) have not forsaken me after all. It was an impulse that made me pick up the set of Sailormoon cards (no, I’ve never liked the cartoons). Thereafter, this impulse made a turn into the fast lane. The sketching, sharpening of pencils, shading and outlining of characters continued persistently. There was no way I could stop myself from the long-awaited and long-exalted delirium.

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Welcome To Taiwan – A Revolutionary Vacation With My Family

Family in Taiwan

It’s been eons since I’ve made any trips overseas with my family. It’s not due to a particular distaste of travelling with my family that puts me off, but rather, the fact that it has to be a tour package when it involves travelling with the not-so-aged and the not-too-young. Plus the hard selling at the ridiculously expensive and tale-telling shops – Lingzi, Abalone, Royal Jelly, Ginseng, Pearls….. *Buack*

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Chloe, How Are You? I Miss You…

In Commemoration of Chloe

My neighbour has a hush puppy, called Ashley. She’s such a lovely dog, and I enjoy opening my door every morning to see her eager face poking out of the metal gate.

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