My Instagram

What app to launch? #Apple #AppleWatch

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After much considerations, I decided to separate my Instagram account from my regular Facebook and Twitter accounts.  The pictures I have taken, I could tell more stories just through the pictorial.  Without much explanation.  Just like letting the pictures speak a thousand if hundred of words.

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Outsourcing Parenting

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I am living next to a parent with young kids, like below 5 and 1.  Daily, when I am at home, I could hear the screaming matched between the mother and the kids.  They screamed from the loudest voice, to compete for the loudest lungs.  And, for us, we suffer, badly.

The screaming actually not only day time, but night time too, with the chorus from the father.  More screaming, some time, midnight, I could hear they screamed at each other about who to handle the crying kids etc.

I am in no position to comment neither to advise the neighbours to keep their voice down, however, I could blog about them 🙂

So, why I brought this up.

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Young Adults, Phone Loss, Kind of Familiar?

A picture taken with the drone
A picture taken with the drone

When our twins used to have smartphones, and then abused the facilities and convenience parents given to them, we took the phones back.  In fact, we destroyed the phones, so there won’t be an avenue for the twins to locate these phones, ever again, in this family.

Kind of cruel?  It is.  But has to be done.

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Visiting Kota Bharu for 7 Hours

Sunset taken at the Kota Bharu
Sunset taken at the Kota Bharu

Went to Kota Bharu, Kelantan for a work trip on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 with my colleague and clients.

The last time when I was there, 2015.  The place, has not changed at all.  No traffic jam, neither the roads are busy.

And, I have not learn any single Kelantanese dialect 🙂

The tasty food, warm people, remain the same as every time when I visit Kelantan.  Continue reading Visiting Kota Bharu for 7 Hours

A healthy bento campaign for East Coast

Happy team working together at the Ayam Brand Annual CSR campaign for Kelantan
Happy team working together at the Ayam Brand Annual CSR campaign for Kelantan

I went with my colleague to Kota Bharu for a short day trip, working on a media event for Ayam Brand.  The annual CSR event is now in its 9th year, and we are glad the recipients in East Coast are expecting us with wide open arms.

Again, with a setup which needed space and infrastructure to accommodate a group of participants, we did not do the event in a charity home, but at a cafe or restaurant instead.

Good to meet most of the recipients in person, although we have been communicated over phone calls, and email for some months.

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Craze for K-Pop Culture and Beauty? Try Lip Hop

Lip Hop HAPPYCLEANSE Moisturising Manuka Honey Cleaning Gel is enriched with lotus flower extract that enhances brightening benefit to leave your skin radiant and bright.
Lip Hop HAPPYCLEANSE Moisturising Manuka Honey Cleaning Gel is enriched with lotus flower extract that enhances brightening benefit to leave your skin radiant and bright.

I do not travel much other than the occasional work related stuff and once a year family holiday.

Depending on the location that we are heading to, for work and holiday, I generally packed with a sun block in my backpack.

Since I am Chinese, with tendency of getting sun burn easily, I prefer to have something to prevent my ageing skin from getting worse.

I remember there used to be a saying from my former secondary classmate, “Men, do not need skin care products, unless you are gay.” Continue reading Craze for K-Pop Culture and Beauty? Try Lip Hop

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