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Category Archives: Holidays

A Parisian Romance

Joyeux Noel in the beautiful city of Paris, where I enjoyed a 6-day sojourn on my own. It was the general advice given to me that I could see Paris in 3 days. C’est impossible! I spent an entire afternoon at the Galleries Lafayette and the surrounding areas, exploring tiny shops, boutiques and cafes in […]

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I Fell In Love

I travelled far from home this summer. For one of the very few times in my life, I would be completely alone. In a foreign land, with nothing to my name and no accountability to anyone save to myself. Some called me “brave”, others thought me “adventurous”. A woman travelling on her own in Europe. […]

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Why Ireland, they ask me

This year, I had the privilege of going to Oxford for work-related meetings. Now- why would it be a privilege if one had to work? You must know that the kind of “work” I do back home and “work” in Oxford isn’t quite exactly the same. Why, am I allowed to lounge like a degenerate […]

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year, everyone! I wish you all the best in the year of the Ox, with health and prosperity in abundance, for food on the table and clothes to wear, and a comfortable abode with family. I wish you the greatest of friendships, old or new, and the unsurpassed joy of peace and […]

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My swimsuit

For obvious reasons, I stay away from skinny jeans, midriff-baring tops, sleeveless/spaghetti-strap tops, tight clothing, and of course, swimwear. Even way back then when I wasn’t fat, I was still painfully shy of having to don a swimsuit. I’d never been bolder to put on less than a modest 1-piece. Oh, I had a nice […]

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Holiday

My BFF is going on a holiday! Or rather, she’s attending an all-expense paid trip for 10 days to attend a course in Los Angeles. The course itself is already something to shout about, for geeky lawyers like us. A full, 10-day drafting, negotiation and comprehensive course on cross-border transactions, especially pertaining to mergers & […]

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Weekend Getaway

Fridays. They’re the best days of the week, well, almost. I love Fridays. Because it means the work week has come to an end, and the weekend beckons, promising longer sleep hours and time with the family. Which is not to say I don’t enjoy my work. I do. But every little break counts. No […]

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Christmas

“The best Christmas of all is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up with one another” ~ Unknown author My dearest E., I know it seems strange to be writing about Christmas in January – but I didn’t have the time to write about Christmas during Christmas. I had so many things in […]

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