08: Mothers’ Day

“That’s why we sbould expect the best for each other, not fear the worst. People tend to move, subconsciously, in the direction of other people’s expectations.” – quoted from Iris Chang’s email conversation with her mother Ying-Ying Chang titled The Woman Who Could Not Forget.

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08: Mothers’ Day

04: Learning the Japanese language

I have many friends and people around me who are always curious about my interest in Japan and its language.

Usually, the first thing I would say is the language.  I enjoy the language mainly because of Hiragana and Katakana. I like the characters and I feel a good sense of accomplishment that I am able to read and understand them. Since young, I enjoyed animations like Doreamon and watching them in Daimaru supermart in Liang Court last time. I have always wanted to know what they were talking about and understanding the language so that I would know what is it all about.

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04: Learning the Japanese language

02: Exhibition

Finally I found someone that enjoys museum visits too.

Thank you National Heritage Board (NHB) for free entry to local museums where you just have to flash your pink/blue IC at the counter and you get a free ticket to enter the museum.

The National Museum of Singapore is currently having two temporary exhibits – Genesis by Sebastiáo Salgado and We: Defining Stories by various photojournalists featuring iconic events (good/bad) that happened in Singapore.

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02: Exhibition

Book Review – Cracked; Not Broken by Kevin Hines

I decided to pick up a book to read from the National Library and this book was so amazingly written that I decided to write a book review for this book that I have read – please pardon my first attempt on a book review. 😉 Special Thanks to http://www.book-review-circle.com/book-review-guidelines.html on its guidelines on writing a book review! 🙂

Name of the Book: Cracked; Not Broken – Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt

Name of the Author: Kevin Hines http://www.kevinhinesstory.com/

Rating: 5/5

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Book Review – Cracked; Not Broken by Kevin Hines