Day: April 19, 2008

Sophea T. Amari

Cinderella Shampoo

My daughter has an obsession with princesses and fairy tales these days. She’s only 2 1/2 years old, but is already very independent and demanding, and definitely knows what she wants. Lately (and this is our fault as parents), we thought it’d be great if we introduced her to fairy tales. I bought 2 huge …

Sophea T. Amari

English

He said to me, over the phone (his English was atrocious): “Let me check first and then will corr you back lah, I need to double kong-firm.” “You what?” “Double kong-firm. Double check lah. Make sure can do first lor.” “I see. Is that going to be a problem?” “Nolah, no probrem wan. Just need …

Sophea T. Amari

The power of association

What do you think of when the following words are said? These are my picks. Sexy lips: Angelina Jolie, Botox, sex siren, lip gloss. Hunk: Brad Pitt, Wentworth Miller, Eric Bana. The Body: Elle MacPherson Drugs: Lindsay Lohan, Pete Doherty, Kate Moss, Britney Spears. Disney: Mickey Mouse, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, fairy tales, Disneyland! Kim Basinger: …

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Space

So there she was, with her worldly possessions, out on the street, thrown out by her landlord. 2 suitcases, a lamp, a box of books and a paper bag with some odds and ends. She felt strangely liberated. Not knowing what was going to happen to her. She had no idea where she’d stay that …

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Party

They clinked glasses and smiled at each other. After all that heartache, screaming and pain, they could now finally look straight into each other’s eyes and be friends. The assets were split amicably, the house was going to be sold and they would share the proceeds 50-50. She touched his face, and for a split …

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Weighty issues

Women have it bad. We’re constantly under pressure to look good, stay slim and be super-moms our entire life. And in this day and age, to have a successful career as well. I am no exception. Work has been good to me, we’re comfortable and surviving in this tough world. I think I’m a great …