Happy new year, dear reader! Counting down to the new year My friends, my girlfriend and I did a virtual countdown event over Skype/Line where we were separated physically in different time zones (Japan, Taiwan, and Malaysia) during the new year’s eve. We ended up celebrating the new year twice due to the one hour… Continue reading Happy new year, 2021 →
This year was a hectic year for everyone. The COVID-19 pandemic ravaged almost the entire Earth surface, and caused major inconveniences to wide majority of the human population. Prologue to a long fight and journey It all began with a hint of unease when I read about the news of airport and relevant authorities tightening… Continue reading Looking back, 2020 →
I visited the Umi-Shibaura station, a train station situated near to the Tokyo bay. Mainly a hop on/off station catered to employees of Toshiba’s Keihin Product Operations (hereby “Toshiba”), it is situated within the premises of Toshiba, however, the public is allowed to ride on the train, but not exiting the station compound if they… Continue reading Train station by the seaside with no easy exit →
I glanced through my phone’s calendar app, and realized that I had a flight planned tonight. Unfortunately, it had to be cancelled. Plans were disrupted, right from the beginning. Today was my last day of work at the office. Some time before going back home, we cleaned our offices and our respective seats by fully… Continue reading Merry Christmas →
13 years ago. Recess time. I was standing at the balcony corridor at the 2nd floor, facing the 1st floor, I spotted you outside the room amongst the crowds. You did not look happy. Something must had been upsetting you. Was it a failed confession? A frustrating experience? I don’t know. I had the thought… Continue reading Seeing you, sending thoughts →
Silent, spooky October had ended not long ago, and it had left a hint of sweet aftertaste. After all, compared to last year, there was no typhoon that had seriously impacted the Greater Tokyo region, although it had rained for quite some time. October also marked the 6th official month of the working from home… Continue reading Silent October →
How days have passed – it’s September. In the third week of this month, there is an Autumn Equinox Day public holiday, which somewhat marked the beginning of the autumn season. Last month was a record-breaking month — the heat spread across the month and across Japan was not easy to cope with. The plum… Continue reading Heat with a hint of approaching autumn →
I occasionally stumbled upon a Quora entry, with an eye catching title, loosely translated as follows: A foreigner told me, “Look at Japan’s websites. Especially Abe Hiroshi’s website (link followed). So this is Japanese’s level.”. What does this mean? Quora This question had me intrigued because it was ambiguous enough to let the reader interpret… Continue reading The case of 2013: Sung Siew’s website →
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