A Love Letter For Hearts

Now, this is a very special!

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Post I Liked: Blissful Bubbles

Have you ever played with bubbles?

I’m sure you must’ve as this is something entirely fun and amusing for all ages. I still cherish those moments when I blow out bubbles for Uzair in our home and he chased them around everywhere.

And speaking of bubbles, the very big bubble we all live in is going through something none of us may never imagined.

Much has been said on this for now and you probably read out in papers or watch news on TV almost everyday as the very big bubble of ours is under lock down.

But this doesn’t mean one can’t have some fun with bubbles. Right? 🙂

Join Kate as she is inviting us all to have some fun with bubbles, to blow out worries from our minds and hearts, even for a while.

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strolling along the seashore
with my magic bubble mix
blowing out thousands of
rainbow coloured bliss

these bubbles fly in all directions
blown by waves and wind
please catch yours
to use it as you wish

they come with all my love
soft as feathers of a dove
they are a tonic cure
for all you must endure

you can climb inside
to let calm abide
or fill it with your woes
don’t worry where it blows

or your best friend may emerge
all fear and anxiety they will purge
or become your muse
to create and amuse

these rainbow bubbles of bliss
can be anything you wish
but please share how you
use it for our amusement?

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Post I Like: Social Distance

And now, few thoughts on the growing trend of Social Distancing by Kate.

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self isolation, keeping a social distance
allows space to look inside without resistance

life is so full of distractions
time to check our reactions

we all have ample, enough
no need to hoard more stuff

take a walk, read a book
get outside, take a look

life is far too short
for us to get caught

in panic and fear
for we are all dear

so find your inner peace
wondrous what it can release

use this opportunity
for this has brought us unity!

friday fun – distance

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Post I Like – Happy Chinese New Year, Everyone!

Yes, I didn’t wished a happy new year on my blog when 2020 kicked off. I did wished few on my posts comments but didn’t wrote a post specifically about welcoming 2020.

And here I’m today, re-blogging a post by Kally Nat of MiddleMe about Chinese New Year!

And there’s good reason for it.

The simple explanation Kally Nat is telling us about how Chinese people welcome their new year, what they go through and what they look forward to, is really an amazing piece to read out today.

Plus, these days I’m fully engaged up in a project at my workplace for a big customer, whose name I can’t speak of but it features the word Cat. And since this is the year of Rat in Chinese zodiac, so I thought why not 😀

Enjoy this post by Kally Nat and be sure to follow her for more tips and tricks about your professional life and more 🙂

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I have scheduled this post so that when you are reading this, I and my little family are on the road driving towards Singapore.

Chinese New Year is a huge festival where my parents will never forgive me (okay, I’m exaggerating but they will definitely not be happy) if I don’t make my way back home no matter which part of the world I am in.

Even when I was working in Shanghai (6 hours flight away from Singapore), I brave the crowd and the horrid air ticket price (I could have a round trip ticket to Europe and back) to go back to celebrate this special occasion with my family. 

Chinese New Year to Chinese is like Christmas to Caucasians.

We flocked home, overcrowd the airports, train stations and roads (shoulder to shoulder), paid ridiculously for anyone who can take us home, forked out (again, ridiculously high prices) for…

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Post I Like – The One Thing We Need To Improve In 2020

For many, their workplace is a heaven but do they actually know that some of their colleagues may consider it as hell?

Because a place where most of us spend such a big amount of our weekly time should be a place where individuals are treated with respect and dignity, regardless of their personal believes.

Kally of MiddleMe is talking about what should be done to improve and nurture a healthy working environment, regardless of its size.

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We are in the 21st century however, we are still very much lacking in basic human decency to treat an employee in the workplace.

In Japan, people are suffering from Karoshi – overwork death in Japanese. All over the world, females are being paid significantly lesser than their male counterparts. In reality, many of us are still suffering from workplace abuse and harassment. Something that nobody wants to talk about. A sensitive topic that managers and HR want to shush it under the carpet.

It’s shocking, isn’t it?

Bullies are not just in school or in the playground. They are very much real in our workplace. A place where we suppose to feel safe where we put in many hours, sometimes more hours than we spent at home.

It isn’t just about the one-time careless sexist remark from your coworker.

It’s about fearing you will be fired anytime because you…

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A Shout Out For Photography Lovers

Attention WordPress photographic challenge lovers!

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Post I Like – Jordan Journey By Karina Pinella

Yup, I’m still visiting the past!

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Post I Like – Exploring Egypt By Karina Pinella

A chance to be with the past!

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Post I Like: Rule Number 6

Rules are certainly life savers!

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Love Letters From Istanbul, Turkey

A nephew traces his uncle’s lost love in Turkey, some 40 years after his uncle’s death

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