Through the cycles – hardship and happiness

This is a story about a couple of close family friends. In Asia, someone who is around our Mother’s age or even older we call them Auntie and someone who is around our Father’s age or older we call him Uncle. This tradition applies to everyone no matter if they are not having a blood…

Aging

There are times when I wish the time would stop. I did not want to grow up. I wish I could just stay as a little kid, know nothing about the cruelty of the world, being a pure kid. As a kid, we were born in pretty much the same situation. I did not say our…

Moving On, Bon Voyage!

My time in Australia has come to an end. It’s pretty tough these days, especially the last couple of weeks. I knew for sure that I have to pack up my stuff, yet I still want to spend time with my friends and would still love to go on another adventure and also to visit…

In The END, It’s All Fine

For privacy protection, I am not going to mention the university name. The second semester has come to an end. I am so glad I applied for the job I currently have. To work at one of the universities in a group of eight was my dream job. On the day when I was contacted…

It’s Not You! But …

We heard this a lot in a drama. Usually, it’s in a break-up stage. Actually, this can be applied everywhere don’t you think? A month ago I attended an alumni event in my alma mater in which they offered several sessions there. I came in and was the only one who is not doing my…

Do You Remember Me?

I went back home to visit my family when on one of the evenings I went to the nearest cafe and on the way home I met this childhood friend of mine. Our house is actually just 5 houses apart. We went to the same primary school and we were good friends until we completed…