To Have and to Hold

To Have and to Hold

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6 Jan 2014 is a very special date for me and for The Girlfriend. It marked the two years where we got together to enjoy dim sum and tea appreciation (See Yum Cha Dim Sum (飲茶點心)), and it was there that I confessed my love to her (See Prologue to the Relationship). But more importantly, this date is of very special …

Breakfast Delight!

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Sometime back in May, The Girlfriend came by to my house early in the morning. She had woken up really really early in the morning to give her mother a lift to the airport. The first thing she did was to take a nap because she was just sooooo sleepy. We were originally supposed to cook and eat breakfast together. …

Postcards

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“The postcard is one of the best medium of communication.” This was one of the many wise words that came from a friend when we were out hunting for nice looking postcards. According to him, he sends postcards to several friends on a regular basis, even though he speaks to some of them on a regular basis. I was quite …

側隱之心

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Just learnt this phrase today. It literally means: the hidden side of the heart, which refers to compassion. Well, compassion is not even a close match to what it means to say. But I think it is the closest word. This phrase comes from a very beautiful passage from the Mencius (公孫醜上) (The English title is completely different from the …