Monthly Archives: April 2017

“The Case-book of Sherlock Holmes” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – A Book Review

I have read all nine volumes of the famous consulting detective Sherlock Holmes. The Case-book of Sherlock Holmes was the last volume by its author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Case-book of 12 adventures was a fitting finale to the … Continue reading

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I Remember – You write long-distance and then wait days for reply

With the advent of Internet and wireless communication, you can write an electronic mail (email) and get a response almost immediately. With so many on-line chat applications on mobile phones, you can talk and see the person across many miles … Continue reading

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“The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto” by Mitch Albom – A Book Review

Mitch Albom is a great storyteller. I have always enjoyed his books over the years. His latest novel, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, was no exception.  He had kept me turning the pages to read the life of Frankie … Continue reading

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I Remember – You will know this special bond …

When I first held my daughter in my arm, she opened her eyes slightly and looked at me briefly out of the corners of her eyes. There was this special bond felt right at that moment. That was many years … Continue reading

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Lao Jiu, The Musical (老九, 音乐剧)

Lao Jiu(老九) was first premiered in Singapore as a play in 1990. It became a Musical in 2005, restaged in 2012. Some 27 years later, the play by Kuo Pao Kun still has relevance today as it was back then. … Continue reading

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Can we be more considerate?

On a Sunday, I was driving my car in a car park and came to a stop behind another car. The driver of the car suddenly reversed at fast speed. I could not prevent this car from crashing into the … Continue reading

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Pay your credit card bills promptly

I knew that interest charge on unpaid credit card bills is crazily high. I therefore pay my credit bills before the payment due date. In the latest bill, we were levied with $59.12 interest charge and $80 late payment charge. … Continue reading

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