tea or coffee?

I need a strong cup of black coffee, my morning sustenance as I call it before I can get into the swing of things. Tea, on the other hand, is a brew which I enjoy any time of the day. I realise I really savour a cup of one of these beverages, more than any…

sucker for sentimentality?

Last weekend I met up with some of my primary school friends from Sandakan for the first time since we graduated thirty odd years ago!  What a feat in my opinion as I never envisaged that I would be seeing any of these souls ever again in this lifetime. After we finished our primary school…

be your own kind of beautiful

Some time ago my good friend C attended a work’s do and everyone had a fab time.  She relayed the great day-out to her sister-in-law L when she got home and also mentioned about some of the interesting characters that she came across during the event.  Among the attendees, there was this super-rich guy who…

seeing beauty everywhere

How we begin or end every day is very much depending on our choices and attitude. We have the choice to give every day the chance to be beautiful and if we care to look, there are magic moments and beauty in every ordinary day. The world might be in a chaos right now and…

my week in pictures

(18.10.2015 – 25.10.2015) Sunday It was pouring the whole day but the blues on this very wet and miserable day was chased away by that warm and fuzzy feeling called friendship, one that goes back a long way and with those whom I had not had the chance to catch up with for a long…

my week in pictures

(27.09.2015 – 03.10.2015) The life of a hotelier is never mundane. Some days things seem to go smoother than others and you are blessed to start and end the day well and even manage to be amused by some of the silly things that the guests say or do while other days you feel like…