Category Archives: books

安息吧,查大俠

謝謝您讓我近入您創作的武俠世界。

對我來說,楊過與小龍女不是虛構人物,而是陪伴了我大半輩子的摯友。

當年,我是在報章的專欄一天一天的把神鵰俠侶,笑傲江湖,鹿鼎記讀完。然後,我租與借書,把所有金庸小說讀完。

轉眼,過了很多個十六年,髮已白,真是令人黯然銷魂。

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失去的。。。

顏黎明去世了。她是新謠的其中代表人物。新謠是伴我成長的音樂。我的青春123,再也不回頭。

I周刊今天最後一期。從前身的電視周刊到今天的I-weekly, 跨越了三十多年, 但敵不過時代的轉變。不捨每個周日一邊喝咖啡一邊翻雜誌的小確幸。日後,在網上見。

Misc

Another month just passed by ….

Health wise, leg wasn’t as painful before but hand is getting painful from typing. Overworked burnout Asian.

My leg wasn’t painful, probably because I didn’t walk as much before. Barely hit 10,000 steps on most days. Partly busy, partly avoiding the sun.

Gaining weight because of inactivity and binged eating.

Still playing Pokemon but it is feeling like tasks rather than hobby. Barely touch piano tiles nowadays.

Spent $$$ on online shopping. But, so far, I am liking and using the stuff that I bought. Also, been buying many products to protect face such as moisturiser, mist, screen protectors.

Managed to read two books despite being busy.

Also, stepped into the cinema for the first time this year to watch Crazy Rich Asian. The best part of the movie is the first 5 minuets .

Have an extremely short vacation doing nothing.

  • Next month, need to eat healthily, sleep more and exercise more. Taking care of myself instead of pouring myself into never ending work.
  • Eat,Play,Work

    Didn’t update this blog for more than a month.

    How I spent my May :

    Been working extremely hard. Busy does not equal to productivity. So much things are not up to my control.

    Bringing parents for medical checkups.

    Usually eat alone with low expectations of food. But happy that do have gatherings with old friends, new colleagues and family members.

    Still playing Pokémon. Been going many places just to spin new pokestops just for the extra points. Been catching and raiding to catch shinies with no success. Been watching concerts. Been overseas for holidays and staycation with family. Walk too much for this game.

    Binged watch 愛。回家.

    Read a few books, including Invoices which is about invoice for emotions.

    Played in the pools although I can’t swim.

    Cycled for two hours. Tiring but happy.

    立春

    今天就呆在家裡看愛.回家。好喜歡這部劇,輕鬆又不離地。

    吃了麥當當的快樂餐,只為了花生漫畫的玩具。

    喝了杯咖啡和免費蛋糕。

    在圖書管借了兩本漫畫。

    買了個籃子來裝雜物。

    撘巴士捉精靈。

    轉了錢進戶口。

    舉重。

    慶幸今天不是工作天。

    這是今天的日常與小確幸。

    2018 Books

    Jan : Arthritis, What Exercises Work;承歡記, Just One Thing!

    Feb : One Kopi at a Time

    March : 謝謝你,在世界的一隅找到我;I want to be calm; introvert doodles

    Apr : 健走, the way of the runner

    May : Invoices, 衷心笑

    Jun : 這是戰爭

    July : 新加坡散步之旅, 不愛讀書不是你的錯

    Aug : Sundays with Sumiko, If you don’t have anything nice to say

    Sep : 被人遺忘的天堂

    Oct: 歲月如歌,結或不結,離或不離

    Random thoughts

    Twitter gave us 280 characters and famous writers such as JK Rowling & Stephen King do not like it. The irony that they wrote thick books with much more than  280 characters. I rather people wrote all their message in 1 tweet rather than scrolling through part 1, 2 & 3 on the same matter. I would have an easier time tweeting during those time that I tweet a lot.

    MRT train delayed 3 time out of 5 weekdays. They are in operation for 30 years & all their parts are not being maintained well. Really disgusted with the management which pushed all the blame to the staff.

    My legs are just like the old & beaten MRT. Painful. Missed those days that I can walk, run & climb.

    Getting tired very easily. No energy to stay back to complete my work. The thought of work gives me anxiety.

    Niantic, the Pokemon Go’s developer is coming up with Harry Potter’s augmented reality game. Not sure how to feel about it. One year ago, I will be elated. Now, knowing that Niantic treats Asia sans Japan as second class, we will be getting inferior game than USA/Europe.  Also, I can’t walk as much as I want. On the other hand, interested to know how they are going to implement marauder map into the game.

    Speaking of Pokemon Go, I am still not getting the Ex Raid pass for Mewtwo. Sort of losing interest in the game.  The gym system sucks.

    Watched Stranger Things 2. Love the nostalgia.  Really wishing Eleven would interact with the 4 boys more. Will is such an unlucky child.

    Finally watched 新扎師兄,which was a 1984 show. While Stranger things is a current show with its background set 30 years ago, 新扎師兄 was filmed more than 30 years ago. Hence the nostalgia is even stronger ~ there was a time that people has to use pager or wait for phone calls at home.

    Not a good year for my family’s health & work. Getting old sucks.