Looking at the previous date stamp, you’d have noticed that it has been ages since I’ve written anything on this blog.
It’s been busy, but I haven’t forgotten. Shout out to all my friends: Work has been busy, but life is chugging along.
I’m still here; yes, I have been very quiet. Mostly because I’m busy with things.
I have not been writing for a while, you may have noted.
First Stop, Brussels. Ok, you must be scratching your head now, and asking “Brussels?
I finally have Internet at home! After 3 long months of going cold turkey involuntarily.
Decided that I wanted a reckless, unplanned holiday over the Easter weekend, so I packed my bag with only a toothbrush, a set of clothes, and took off on my bicycle.
Happiness is a warm steaming bowl of instant noodles when you are feeling cold and hungry.
Last night, the BBC Met Service reported of snow in several areas in the UK from the Arctic blast.
You know you have a bad start to the week when your freshly shipped computer from the US gets fried because the power supply unit is set to ‘110V’.
A picture is worth a thousand words: I will miss this place.
Love, that is. A friend left, and on my own, I sat down by myself and watched ‘Becoming Jane’ tonight, which had still left me with a barrage of thoughts as I type this.
For a long time I’ve been rather vague in describing my ultimate goal - the attainment of freedom - only because the definition of freedom itself is rather broad and I had found it difficult to frame it in my own way.
I don’t normally copy and paste news articles verbatim, but here’s an article worthy of note about another reclusive, wealthy philanthropic person.
I have said it before and I will say it again, I do not like children.
I haven’t traded in the stock market in the last couple of years - the last time I checked, my trade history was probably about 3 years ago, which only amounted to just about 4-5 transactions.
These days I have nothing much that worries me, and there’s really isn’t any much that I’m really wanting in life - satisfaction, to put it in a word.
Or more rightly, ‘Hello World’ _again_. I have stopped writing for a while.
There’s a lot of excitement all around the city today, with the commotion coming from the carrying of the Olympic torch.
I have a troubled family, I kid you not. It had always been dysfunctional.
I’ve never had the habit of making new year resolutions, and I’ll not make an exception by starting one now.
Last week, I had to head back to Singapore to help out and attend my brother’s wedding.
I know of a friend who keeps associating relationships with market talk.
By success, let me use an arbitrary (and pardon me, superficial) definition, as a person’s net worth that is a magnitude greater than his peers of the same age group.
Leafing through last night’s Wall Street Journal, I found a book review about Chuck Feeney (here’s a similar article I found online), my first response was, Chuck Who?
It’s been a while since I’ve been to a bookstore to pick up a book to read anymore, solely because that there is just so much to read online these days.
How many times have you ever been told to RTFM (Read the Fine Manual) when you got stuck with a problem?
This is my personal story about a ragged little schoolbag I had with me for the last 18 years.
University had never been a planned stop in my life. Mostly, I had already consigned myself to live the life of just another worker drone in Singapore just like everybody else, after finishing my military conscription.
A friend of mine wrote me an email on my birthday recently.
One thing about being a software developer, is that we have this misguided self-belief that we are ‘ironmen’, to borrow the phrase from Po Bronson’s book, ‘The first 20 million is always the hardest’.
By virtue of some free tickets from business associates of ours, we were treated to a baseball game at AT&T stadium, the match up between the home team, the San Francisco Giants and the Florida Marlins.