Monthly Archives: June 2007

Overseas travels need not be expensive

Some years back, we made it a point to search for pottery items and glassware in the countries we visited. We had it bubble-wrapped and then brought it back home. We also buy souvenirs unique to the countries and then … Continue reading

Posted in Living Tips, Retirement Planning | Leave a comment

Physical or material items rule our lives?

We work hard for a big pay packet and wish you have more money every year. Some may say this is to chase a dream to be able to provide for oneself and the family beyond the basic needs. The … Continue reading

Posted in Living Tips | Leave a comment

What is a Worthwhile Investment?

One and a half years ago, my nephew called me and explained that he wanted to pursue a bachelor’s degree from a private university. The tuition fee was hefty for his family to sponsor. Getting a study loan from the … Continue reading

Posted in Life Journey | Leave a comment

Life cannot be all smooth sailing

  I have not written a blog entry for a while since June 2. It is an irony that I have this 2-week school break from teaching and I am still busy. The mid-term test scripts have to be marked … Continue reading

Posted in Life Journey | Leave a comment

Lending a hand for the underprivileged

31 May morning came, a Vesak Day public holiday. I was up early to reach the Orchid Country Club with my wife at 7.20 am. There was already a buzz of activities. There were more than 100 volunteers listening to … Continue reading

Posted in Life Journey | Leave a comment