Only a total of 18 books read and two films watched in the cinema – low numbers compared to previous years. Highlighted in bold are my good reads of the year. Looking forward to a great 2023! Books 2022 Movies 2022 Cover photo by zerotake/Unsplash
Nothing like a batch of vintage wedding photos to warm the heart. Found this stash of my grand-aunt Isobel Lim Koon Beng on her wedding day to John Haynes. Date and location to be confirmed.
In April, I moved into my new apartment in SS17 and I am now a Subangite. Bye bye Puchong forever. That month, I spent a lot of effort sprucing up my new place. A lot of money was spent on cleaning, light-weight furnishing and minor decorations to make the place feel like home. I alsoContinue reading “Reviewing my Apr-Jun 2022”
Here’s a review of my Q1, 2022: I spent my New Year’s in Penang and met up with a good friend from Germany. Then on tenth day of January, I drove down to KL. This time, I had a passenger with me (me mam) as I was due for a hospital visit. There was aContinue reading “Reviewing my Jan-Mar 2022”
Ahoy there! As I’m writing this we’re well into 2022, but in keeping with tradition, I’d still like to review what went down the month before. My December kicked off with a doctor’s appointment. Then it was filled with picnics, parties and dinners ahead for Christmas – in Desa Park City, D’island Puchong and SouthvilleContinue reading “Reviewing my December 2021”
It is said that most marriages fail within the first two years. My relationship with the Pixel 3 falls into this category. I rarely make public complains about my possessions, but this smartphone has been such a heartbreaking disappointment that I had to walk away from it. Here’s the background: I bought the Pixel 3Continue reading “Why I’m breaking up with my Google Pixel 3”
Despite it being an all-round tough year, I want to count my blessings and remember the good things that happened in 2021: Celebrated Chinese New Year with relatives and friends in KL – because borders were closed. Made eco-friendly choices like recycling garbage and switching to reusable pads Wrote my will – because I wasContinue reading “10 Good Things From 2021”
In 2021 I read a total of 47 books. Highlighted in bold are firm favourites. This was also the year I raced to finish classics by Roald Dahl and Arthur Conan Doyle, two popular authors I never read in childhood. The book that took me by surprise this year was “The Divine Romance” by GeneContinue reading “Books 2021”