Nähe des Geliebten Nearness of the Beloved One Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Translation by Hyde Flippo Ich denke dein, wenn mir der Sonne schimmer I think of you, when I see the sun’s shimmer Vom Meere strahlt; Gleaming from the sea. Ich denke dein, wenn sich des Mondes Flimmer I think … Continue reading Nearness Of The Beloved One
The symphtoms were all there – headaches, sneezing, blocked nose and general crankiness. Yeap, the cold bug has finally landed in me and boy, do I hate this. Oh, did I also mention that I talk in my sleep whenever I am down with fever. I hope The Teenager doesnt read this or she would … Continue reading The Dreaded Cold Bug
Looks like the China officials are preening the city for the upcoming Olympics. I am surprised at the lack of publicity in the mass media over this massacre. Could it be that these people think the lives of animals are worthless that they do not deserve a mention in any of the newspapers? The internet … Continue reading Massacre In China
I have a foreign friend who has been residing in Malaysia for the past 20 odd years. Each time we spoke, we would talk about the local culture and racial issues which are perversely still felt in so many ways in the society in Malaysia. In specific, the Malays. I began to wonder how can … Continue reading The Malays
Ok, so, moi being a 39 year old last Sunday feels that it is high time to do a little bit extra thinking about what I want in short term, mid term and long term. Not that I havent done it before but I guess this time around these things need a little extra time … Continue reading Is This What I Want?
Note to self: Happy Birthday, Hanie. 😉 Continue reading The Birthday
My ex husband had a heart attack at about 2.30am last Thursday morning and is now being stabilised in ICU and waiting for a proper date for angio. Not a fantastic sign considering that he just celebrated his 44th birthday early April 2008. Lyn promptly flew in the next day together with his side of … Continue reading The Heart Attack