Posts tagged Thoughts

April 6, 2013

Honey, has it been half a decade already?

Moments before the sun melted into the horizons. Taken in Auckland during our honeymoon in 2008. Time flies when we are having fun and the seasons are seamless, one rolling into the other. Today, Terence and I celebrate our 5th anniversary with so much to reminisce on and even much more to look forward to. […]

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January 13, 2013

Passing the halfway mark

40 weeks seem like a long time to wait. 9 months feels like a lot of time to prepare for the arrival of a baby. But when you hit the 20 week mark, things accelerate at a surreal speed. The bump is growing bigger every waking hour. More clothes now don’t fit and there’s no […]

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April 11, 2012

Life is an adventure with you!

Time has passed us so quickly. Terence and I recently celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary. It was four years ago when we read our hand written vows to reach other at our beautiful wedding shared by family and friends. The wedding has long passed with tangible memories to hold – but the living it is […]

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February 17, 2012

Iwahig Prison & Penal Farm

“You went to a prison while on holiday?” the expression is one of disbelief tinged with curiosity. Here’s where I chance on the opportunity to tell the story of my visit to the Iwahig Prison & Penal Farm in Puerto Princesa (PP). Evidently prison visits are not top of the list attractions for most destinations, […]

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February 15, 2011

A tug-of-war between tourism and tradition

Treasure throve of all things mystical – that is Ubud. I was initially skeptical about visiting Ubud as I’m not a fan of competing with throngs of tourists, especially when I’m on a holiday. But Ubud proved me wrong, despite the busy traffic at certain times of the day and the never ending shops along […]

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September 8, 2010

Mission trip 2010: The real Cambodia

A history of genocide, wars and devastation, it’s a wonder Cambodia and her people are still very much alive today. Still the stains of such history are seeing its ripple effects in today’s generation. Statistics have shown that 51% of Cambodia’s population is under the age of 18. And of this 51% not even half […]

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September 5, 2010

Mission trip 2010: Reaching out & giving aid

The harsh realities of Cambodia stares me in the face. My second trip to this desolate country in a month has left an indelible mark in my throve of memories. Touching down in Siem Reap, we travelled four hours on a local bus to Battambang. Packed with over 40kgs of old clothes, medical supplies and […]

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August 26, 2010

Cambodia at first sight

Where old world and new world collide – Siem Reap to me is a country battling to find her identity. A mix of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand, this mesh of culture, tradition and lifestyle intrigues me. Travelers  flocking to Cambodia has ‘visiting the ruins’ as top on the list of must do’s , then maybe […]

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