Author Archives: happygreenpanda

How to practice road safety?

On 20191113, we received a piece of information on how to practice road safety from Land Transport Authority. I thought that it is nice to summarize the key takeaways here for Little Prince, Little Princess, and friends: remember safety 1st do not rush! be an early bird. be attentive & avoid using gadgets e.g. mobile […]

What can we learn about thinking big from Daniel Ally?

On 20191114,  while I was cooking our lunch, I listened to a Ted talk by Daniel Ally. Some lessons to be successful can be summarized as BIG TIME: B is for books. Leaders are readers. Successful people leave ‘clues’ in the books they wrote or that have been written about them. On average, people may […]

How to make the most of business lounges?

Airport lounges are usually more comfortable than terminals [0]. In 2019 Q3, I hope to bring my Mama to business lounges on 20190919, in spite of flying on economy class, thanks to my frequent flyer program and the remaining miles [1]. To optimize a visit to any business lounge: remember that miles don’t last forever […]

What is our list of groceries in 2019 Q3?

Before I quit my job, I have strived to buy more food in its most natural forms. Now, with no demands from my clients and bosses, I could spend more time on preparing food for my beloved Little Prince, Little Princess and myself. On 20190905, my Mama went to a market that she used to […]

What are questions to ask when opening a new bank account?

After having accounts with banks in several countries with different rules and regulations, I experienced surprise charges etc, hence it is a good idea to have a check list of questions to ask at least 2 bank staff [1].   Is there any charge for opening an account? If yes, how much? Is there any […]

How to optimize a Huawei P30 mobile phone?

On 20190831, I decided to buy a Huawei P30 mobile phone because I found that the learning curve is higher if I purchase a DSLR of a different brand than the one I used recently; I also cannot modify the filename immediately. the mother of the a classmate of Little Prince in 2019 shared a […]

How to manage a maid effectively and harmoniously?

On 20190827, the favourite maid of Little Prince’s Godmother would return to stay with us again, until I do not know when (but at most until mid Sep 2019). To manage a maid (or any subordinate) effectively and harmoniously: ensure that her basic needs are met [1] assure her that you care about her and […]

What are questions to ask when looking for a nursery or a kindergarten?

In 2019Q3, I was hesitated to send Little Princess to a preschool because: I want to spend more time nurturing and loving her to compensate for the lost days, weeks, months and years for earning a living/saving and the career of her father. I want her immunity to grow stronger as I remember how Little […]

How to stop smelly feet?

On 20190817 after returning from his first collaborative selling efforts with his sister, the father of Little Prince complained on the stinky feet of Little Prince. Honestly, both Little Prince and Little Princess suffers from stinky feet. In anticipation for our Europe 2019 trip in which we will walk a lot, I am concerned about […]

What are questions to ask before renting an apartment?

Since the father of Little Prince wanted to enrol him in a primary school where he went for his secondary school and offers Primary Gifted Education Programme (GEP) (Primary 4 to 6), we may likely move to a new home. I think the most important thing is the motivation to learn as I wonder if […]