Thursday, December 31, 2009
Another biological change I noticed was that every time I travel across to another continent at the other hemisphere, I will have severe jet lag.
When I returned from USA two years ago, I was unable to sleep for two weeks. This time after my return from London, I had similar experience.
For the first week after my return, I had to rely on sleeping pills. For the second week, I tried not to rely on the pills. That was when I could not sleep a wink eventhough I was physically and mentally exhausted. It went on for many nites. Two nights ago, during my nightly prayers, I also said a prayer for God to grant me some sleep for the night. And since then, I am able to fall asleep.
I really didn't like the experience and this will certainly be a deterrent for me to fly to somewhere of a different time zone in the future.
Saturday, December 26, 2009
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
Washington Irving (1783-1859)
I've met so many kind people, and believe me, they are just so genuinely kind. I really thank God for bringing people who unconditionally accept me for what I am and yet love me. I keep telling myself I am so blessed. Sometimes I asked God do I really deserved all these blessings from Him.
While in London, we went to watch a play, Priscilla, Queen of the dessert. The performance was excellence. Every scene was dazzled with very colourful costumes and it was really entertaining.
Portobello Road in London was a long stretch of road with little unique shops selling from antique to little deco stuff to 2nd hand goods to groceries. Lots of interesting things to see. What's more, the buildings that lined the road were very colourfully painted and the place was made famous by the movie Nottinghill.
We were lucky when we were in London. It snowed but only lightly, letting me experienced snow but yet now too heavy and cold.
We went to The Wolseley for an English afternoon tea. I love the scones with clotted cream and jam. Of course, it was heavenly when you down it with a cup of tea.
Breakfast at Cassy's place gave a feeling of home. I love the toast that she served with butter, marmalade, peanut butter and of course, a cup of tea.
The Lourve Museum is a must go when you are in Paris. It was majestic
Friday, December 25, 2009
To the guy who has been living in a bottle ...
Knock knock! Are you there? ... You know, there are all kinds of bottles and jars that each on of us lives in in our lives. Sometimes, we shut it close. Sometimes, we are trapped. Sometimes, it shields us from pain and hurt. Sometimes, nobody hears our cries. And sometimes, it's probably a choice ...
Read your blog post about living in a bottle ... I know I can never fully understand the kind of misery you have gone through as a child and maybe now as an adult. I probably don't have that magical power to make things easier or better for you. But please accept this little gift from me ( see picture ) - a little ordinary looking glass bottle. But within this bottle, there's abundance of joy, care and love. Use your hand to open this bottle and share those little joys, care and love. You are certainly capable of doing it because at times, it is not so much of an illness or deficiency but it is a choice. Joy, care and love can be shared and expressed in so many ways. I feel that at times, understanding the different and unique ways that each one of us expresses ourselves would probably allow all of us to better communicate. Well, maybe let us be thankful that sometimes, the bottles that we are living in are transparent, rays of light do enter and warmth can still be felt.
"The Wednesday Letters" ( by Jason Wright ) does not happen only in movies and novels. It can happen if we want to make it happen. Again here, it is a choice. Pardon me for always being so idealistic and impractical, maybe it's a choice for me to live in fantasy at times ... You know, Yue Niang made me believe that angels do exist, these angels would quietly slip little gifts into our lives, making each day a beautiful one. My dear angel, I will never ever forget those moments that you have made me smile ... Being thought of and missed have always been considered as wonderful gifts to me. :-) I don't know what's gonna happen the next day or if I would live past 40 but I'll try to make sure I've smiled today and be thankful for what I have. As the new year approaches, I hope that you will be blessed with gifts that can be felt with your heart ...
Thursday, December 24, 2009
I'll like to extend my Christmas greetings to the readers to my blog, my friends and loved ones.
May God bless you and keep you in special care this year and many years to come.
May the Lord fill your heart with peace and joy that will last a life time.
May He also give you good health so that you could lead a purposeful life.
May God bless your career and let you find success.
Thank you God
for always being there.
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