Everyday life

Cities 

Taking Japanese lessons on Saturdays in town allows me to spend time in a part of the country which I rarely go to these days – the city.  Alighting at City Hall, the streets were busy but with none of the chaos that characterises weekday peak times. Strolling between buildings, you see locals and tourists…… Continue reading Cities 

Everyday life

Family

In Singapore, many adults still live with their parents until they get married or become old enough to move out.  There’s some consequences to this.  Perhaps as a result, we never grow up, never become independent, responsible, autonomous individuals. We are always one that needs to be nagged and controlled by the parents.  How old…… Continue reading Family

Everyday life

Mastery

Been reading “Mental Training for Rock Climbing” https://www.amazon.com/Rock-Warriors-Way-Training-Climbers/dp/0974011215, and been thinking about the way the world is going, and here’s what I’ve surmised and learnt so far. I do feel the world is careening towards chaos. Maybe WW3 is coming. Maybe someone like Hitler is going to emerge. Maybe a repeat of the 1998 financial crisis…… Continue reading Mastery