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It has been three weeks less a day since I uploaded my last blog and we are almost done with the first month of the Year of the Ox, though not quite. We had fine days with bright sun and blue sky and we also had heavy rains and misty days recently. It is great […]

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How We Started the Year of the Ox

For as long as my memory serves me, it was probably the one year we did not have a family year end dinner in any shape or form. Actually one had been planned for Laguna City at Su’s parents’ place, but was canceled a week before, in deference to appeals from health authorities to avoid […]

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I am proud of this one

Today is the last day of the Year of the Mouse and tomorrow marks the beginning of a new Lunar New Year, even though the Year of the Ox has already started clicking astronomically on 3 February, more than a week ago. Let me quickly wrap up on The Middle Child project. On 20 January, […]

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I Updated My Blog’s Welcome Page

A few things happened since my Book Launch sessions, not least the dramatic exit from the White House of Trump and his equally dramatic second impeachment, followed by the Inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th US President amidst a capital under lockdown, with an empty National Mall and no crowds and a heavily guarded […]

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My Book Launch

I sent the blueprint of my first autobiography to the printer shortly after Christmas. The printer said I could expect the copies to be ready in about two weeks. After a week, Su began inviting friends through the social media to place orders. I am not good with marketing, and I feel embarrassed to push […]

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How We Started Another New Year

Facebook reminded me today I had New Year parties on this day for a few years in the form of outings and dinners. Somehow, we had no such plans this year, but we did begin the New Year with some parties. Su’s good friend and ex-colleague Andrew moved to Tin Sum Village in Pat Heung. […]

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My 2020 Year Ender

By now we must have heard this said and seen this written in one form or other more than a few times: This has been a difficult and troubling year. And so it was and must have been. As such, let it be another fitting reminder of the impermanence of life and that all things, […]

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I Went to Her Wedding

I recall it was in May 2019 when she texted me a message to ask Su and I to mark our diary for her wedding on 12 December 2020, more than 18 months away. She told us she had found her Mr. Right. This is one of the HKU mentees I have met over the […]

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Living with the Pandemic

Just as we are beginning to see the benefits from the national security law as businesses return to normal and law abiding people being able to conduct their daily lives without fear from perpetrators of disruption and violence, the pandemic spiked again and hit us with renewed vigor, with new highs reported every day for […]

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On Healing

The latest issue of TIME dated 23 November is all about the 2020 US Election with “A Time to Heal” as cover title and Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on the cover. The Editor-in-Chief and CEO said his colleagues had begun planning for the story since early last year through in-depth profiles and interviews with […]

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