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…

warmth and happiness!

Sunflowers are such cheerful flowers! Every time when I look at them my mood is instantly lifted and I just can’t help feeling joyful! If I were a flower… I would be a sunflower. To always follow the sun, turn my back to darkness, Stand proud, tall and straight even with my head full of…