tropical fruit (part 2 of 2)

5. papaya Though papayas are very common in the tropics, it is still delightful to see the trees bearing lots of fruit. 6. passion fruit I did not realise passion fruit plant is a climbing vine, and quite an aggressive one too… 7. mango My favourite fruit of all time! 8. water apple / wax…

tropical fruit (part 1 of 2)

I visited an old friend LF this morning and was amazed by the fruit and vegetables they have planted in the garden. It was like walking down memory lane seeing some of the fruit trees that we used to have in our old family home and at the same time it was an eye opener…

weeds

“Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” Eeyore to Winnie the Pooh (A. A. Milne) “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) American essayist, lecturer and poet “A weed is but an unloved flower.” Ella Wilcox (1850 – 1919) American…

rejoice!

Last Sunday I woke up with a knot in my tummy! It was all because I had agreed to do the Chinese to English interpretation for an old classmate YT who would be preaching in his church that morning. I have been serving as an interpreter for the bilingual service at a sister church once…

dancing and praising

What a Monday! Amidst the numerous operational challenges at work we experienced a 5-hour blackout in the city this afternoon and it was absolutely horrendous when you run a hotel. On my way home after work, the post-blackout traffic was almost pushing me to the limit and I was just glad that I made it…