Category Archives: Reading & Writing

Contemplating the Meaning of Life

Have you ever thought of the meaning of your life? I have, quite often actually. Maybe I have come to the age when each day moves faster towards that destination, therefore time has become even more precious as each moment … Continue reading

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Discovering #Birmingham: Travelling Back In Time via Tolkien Trail

“It’s a beautiful day outside. Let’s go somewhere,” I said to my better half. “Is there anywhere in Birmingham we have not been yet?” “Of course, there is,” John replied, “south of Birmingham.” Of course. We live in the north … Continue reading

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From Land of Hope to the Land of #Tea and #Immigration: My #Quanzhou Experience 泉州记事

In the spring of 2011, during my trip to Chengdu to see my family and celebrate my birthday with my mum, I called up my brother Brad who was working in Xi’an. “I’m going to Fujian Province to do some … Continue reading

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My Second Liebster #Blog Award and My Favourite #Reads

A few days ago, I received a notification on my blog which says “Happy Anniversary” to me. On clicking it open, I found out why. Apparently, I started blogging exactly four years ago in March. It’s a bit of a … Continue reading

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