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I wasn't good at being affable. You get beyond that and realise the attraction in any human being has more to do with what they give to someone rather than just being face candy.

Crazy

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13:55, Wednesday, 31 December, 2014 • Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought (Reflections)

  The answer I found is you stay away from the people who make fun of you, and you join these ad hoc groups who understand your craziness.  — Ray Bradbury If you’ve been on this earth as long as I have, you find that sometimes, these ad hoc groups come out and look for… Read More ›

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Making Connections (Friendship) »

In the Moment

(0) Monivong Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on a Saturday afternoon.

    Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. Omar Khayyám (1048 — 1131) Riding pillon behind Kimmy on her moto (the Khmer nickname for motorbike), we rode the wide lanes of Monivong Boulevard in downtown Phnom Penh. It was a sunny Saturday afternoon, we’d just had lunch at a North Korean restaurant (Pyongyang… Read More ›

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The Spiritual Life »

Under the Shadow of Your Wings

(0) "In life there are only the pursued and the pursuing, the busy and the tired." F Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925).

Let me just say this so I can get it out of my system: Apart from clothes, shoes, and accessories, I dislike coordinating. There’s nothing intriguing about it, nothing remotely tantalizing about putting people and dates and times together, and while I do it as ably as the next person, I would rather be doing… Read More ›

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Been Around The World (Travel) »

Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

(4) Inside the Raffles Hotel, Singapore.

Every week, The Daily Post from WordPress issues writing and photography challenges. They are fun and I thought this particular theme profound. To take part, I should share a photo that says INSIDE. The word INSIDE recalled to mind an old hit called “Inside” by blind American country singer Ronnie Milsap. She tries for the… Read More ›

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Reading & Writing »

Byblos

(0) I do not want your admiration now, because I do not want your insults in the future. -  Sōseki Natsume

We all have books scattered about the house, silos of board and printed paper on side tables and stools, unread, but bought with intentions of being absorbed cover to cover. The process starts in the bookstore, usually with no intention to purchase. I’ve often walked into the Japanese bookstore in my favourite downtown mall, also managed by a Japanese company,… Read More ›

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Poetry & Songs »

These Golden Hours (Part II)

(3) By the River

Here is my song for the asking Ask me and I will play So sweetly, I’ll make you smile This is my tune for the taking Take it, don’t turn away I’ve been waiting all my life . . .                              … Read More ›

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Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought (Reflections) »

Crazy

(0) I wasn't good at being affable. You get beyond that and realise the attraction in any human being has more to do with what they give to someone rather than just being face candy.

  The answer I found is you stay away from the people who make fun of you, and you join these ad hoc groups who understand your craziness.  — Ray Bradbury If you’ve been on this earth as long as I have, you find that sometimes, these ad hoc groups come out and look for… Read More ›

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