my identity

Psalm 139:13-16 13 For you created my inmost being;     you knit me together in my mother’s womb. 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;     your works are wonderful,     I know that full well. 15 My frame was not hidden from you     when I was made in the secret place,     when I was woven together…

colours and fragrance

I visited a friend’s garden yesterday and when I went round the back of the house and was greeted by this amazing plant trained on an arch and blooming profusely with scented pink and red flowers mixed with white buds, I was absolutely in awe! I stood still for a while and was just taking…

chartreuse

I learned a new word today — chartreuse (/ʃɑːˈtrɜːz/, UK version), a colour halfway between green and yellow. When I looked at the pictures of the dendrobium orchids with purple lip that I took at dad’s garden some time ago, I knew I just couldn’t call them yellow orchids because the shade of yellow does…

sunset in KK

We orang KK (people of Kota Kinabalu) were so proud when we read that KK was named one of the eight places to watch the sunset in the world by Huffington Post early this year (www.huffingtonpost.com/kathleen-peddicord/best-places-to-watch-sunset_b_5526168.html) You might say I am being biased when I concur with that but honestly, the sunset IS glorious in…