Author Archives: chong123

To my dear friend, Chilette.

I was out at the balcony of the 38th floor. Discerning how my fear of heights could overcome my desire to jump. I took my time, feeling the air, watching the view without my glasses. I saw the cars, so … Continue reading

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Lavander and bubbles

Once upon a time, I have pictured myself growing old with another soul; hands not empty, head on another’s shoulder watching the sunset by the porch; quiet but joyful heart. Outside of that image though, I’ve always thought that anyone … Continue reading

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Take your time, she’d say.

It is not very often that I see myself growing old but if I were to grow that old to remember only bits and pieces of my life, I hope to never forget Pinto. I’m not in any way related … Continue reading

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So what happens now?

Let’s start an awkward write-up 🙂   The noise! There’s no room for introspection here. Now’s really not the time too though. I’m at work and I should be studying for an upcoming exam. The clock is ticking. But when … Continue reading

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Stage 1… Unfinished

Ten years, one month and a few weeks. Plus two earlier years for friendship. My world has you in every corner and every inch. I will not try stripping every sticky note of you on my wall because I do … Continue reading

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1984 – my absurd apolitical reflection

1984 George Orwell 2013. Sixty-four years after the book was published, we are living in 1984. Have we always been? I am a sloth. I barely read the news papers as I do not find them entertaining enough. The reality … Continue reading

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Monster

As man was created in the image and likeness of God, Victor Frankenstein has become the monster, demon, fiend, wretch that he created. Since he did not give a name to his creation, the modern world has come to call … Continue reading

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I’m In Love! <3

The Goddess and The Gaiety Girl by Barbara Cartland was written 1980 but the romance affected me as I was affected by my young love… many, many, many (so many) years ago and as influenced by Disney princess stories. I … Continue reading

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First shot of Shakespeare

Last night, I finished reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Part of my happiness project is exploring the classics so, Shakespeare it is! I got the one with a guide on the left page, afraid that I would not appreciate the … Continue reading

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Everybody happy?

I was very excited when my friend finally got his gift certificate to buy his much-awaited purchase – The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. Yes, I am as excited as he is, if not more, because he always lends me … Continue reading

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