Category Archives: work

A 10-year delay to prom

I have always envied American kids because they get to have dances and proms and homecoming where girls get to wear gorgeous gowns. Too bad the tradition did not extend to college unless you belong to a sorority, which I … Continue reading

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Justice is served

Last week I took 20 mins of my precious time to write the below angry email to HongKong Post (the government postal service in Hong Kong) because of a HK$1.7 (US$0.21) stamp. Some Facebook friend said it wasn’t worth my time. … Continue reading

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I became that kind of woman

When I was about 14, like Penny on The Big Bang Theory and every other 14-year-old, I dreamed of becoming a big movie star/singer/Hannah Montana/whatever. You get it. Fortunately, that dream was soon replaced by a way more practical dream … Continue reading

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Mycroft Holmes: the man I could only wish to become

Every true TV fan on Earth is suffering serious withdrawals. The wonderful Sherlock bid goodbye to us after gracing our TV/computer screens for merely THREE weeks. Instead of going to AA meetings, many of my friends who are also hooked … Continue reading

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I was right. I belong in a university classroom.

I gave my first master’s level lecture today. As predicted by my friend, many students (including the security guard) mistook me as a student. The girls told me they didn’t think their lecturer would be so “funny, fashionable, young and … Continue reading

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Epiphany: Choos…

Epiphany: Choosing not to be with someone doesn’t mean you don’t love him/her. It simply means he/she is not your #1 priority. You’re choosing something else you love even more. May it be another person, freedom, safety, or even your … Continue reading

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Breaking up with the person I love so much

I’ve broken up with the one person I love so much today. The one person whose imperfections I find perfect. I had to break it off, albeit painfully, because I couldn’t lead her on like this. She promised me greater … Continue reading

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