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Yolo And The Theme Park Brigade

I learned a new word this week. 2 years late. Hmm. Make it x-years late. YOLO. It popped up the other day when a trio of us were sharing notes about the ill-effects of ageing (are there positive effects associated with ageing?). Someone quipped, life’s short, YOLO. At […]

How to become a Ninja

Some years ago, I took Japanese lessons and had progressed to a level that was way beyond my actual competence. For one of the lessons, we needed to draft and give a presentation. We had 1 week to prepare and could choose any topics we fancy. The popular […]

Bintan Kelong Cycling – Alternative Route

New Routes, New Challenges Last weekend, a friend organised cycling to our favourite Bintan Laguna Kelong (previously known as Ocean Bay). Instead of landing at Tanjung Pinang as we usually did, we disembarked at the Bintan Resort Ferries Terminal in the north. The route was ‘longer, more challenging […]

5 yen

Recently, I picked up this charming anime known as ‘Noragami’ (nora=>stray; Kami=>God). It was released early last year but somehow my animedar missed it then. The story follows the exploits of down-and-out (stray) God Yato, who’s trying to amass enough worshippers (more worshippers = more money) to fulfil […]