friends, variety of friends, variety is the spice of life, friendship

variety (of friends) is the spice of life

My friend May reminded me of the second part of the famous Chinese idiom “在家靠父母,出外靠朋友” (One depends on one’s parents when at home, and on one’s friends when away from home) when I was stressed out on how to collect one of my huge suitcases that she was bringing over to Kuala Lumpur for me…

adaptability, living in new city, damansara skyline

adaptability – mind over matter

Apart from a short stint in Labuan off the coast of Sabah many years ago, I never worked anywhere else but in Kota Kinabalu throughout my professional life, at least not until March this year. When I decided to take up a job offer in Kuala Lumpur with my family’s blessings, almost all of my…

air plant, oxygen plant, change, thriving

thriving

At the end of tomorrow I will be celebrating making the two-month mark in my new job. This second month seems to have breezed through as I adjusted and settled in nicely in my new environment in a new city. I have not been blogging since I started work so I thought a short update…

connecting the dots, nothing is random, thanksgiving, praise God, desert rose, adenium

connecting the dots

When the dust has settled, you will discover it was never random! 當塵埃落定後,你會發現事情根本不是偶然的。 “My season with this job has come to an end,” I explained to the team at work after I tendered my resignation in very short notice in August last year. The heads of department were in utter disbelief that I would leave…