Been Busy. 最近很忙。

No, I have not disappeared. In case you wondered.  Taking a short break from blogging (and various social media platforms) and will return soon. Without haste, but without rest. 最近很忙,最近很累。 忙完了,累够了,就是休息的时候了。 休息,是为了走更长远的路。

Food For Thought – The Alchemist

The Alchemist (by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho) is very simple read, yet powerfully compelling and philosophical. Highly recommended to all. The central theme of the book could be best represented by the well-loved line found in the book itself:  “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”  But my …

My 60s Inspiration – Love for a Bug

I would like to say something about my nomination for this year’s Singapore Blog Awards (SBA) first. Travelgraphy was set up less than 2 months ago, with the intention of organising my photos online and documenting my experience travelling around 11 countries over the past 3 years. Chancing upon the SBA registration, I signed myself up …

The Prettiest and Ugliest of India

I cried in India. More than once. For its astonishing beauty and despicable ugliness. 在印度,我哭了。为了她最牵动人心的美好而哭,为了她最令人切齿的丑恶而哭。 Bird’s-eye View and Worm’s-eye View of the Ethereal Powai Lake of Mumbai Spotted a buffalo enjoying itself in the cooling water 漫步瓦伊湖畔 The Phenomenal Taj Mahal After 13 hours on the road, the Taj, the magnificent Taj, the magnificent Taj …

Tokyo on Ferrari (跑车内看东京)

I was very fortunate to have the chance of catching up with a friend and his family in Japan during my stay in Tokyo. Not to mention the pleasure of bunking into a guest room at their apartment during the weekend – everybody knows how expensive the hotel rates are in Tokyo! I was initially …