Category gratitude

How to optimize our flight experience?

On 20181015, Little Prince and I have to move home and then go to the airport for our 11th flight this year! Since we have to fly often, let’s brainstorm ideas to make each flight safe, comfortable and memorable. Some ideas include: research + read Read up on the airline’s baggage restrictions so we can […]

What can we learn from Joyce Meyer?

On 20180629, at room 1 of Home@S2011, I found a book that I often read during my PhD student days. The title is New Day, New You written by Joyce Meyer. I bought it a pence short of GBP 10. Unfortunately, it has turned yellowish and moldy! Therefore, I am going to donate it away for […]

What are our shopping checklist?

Our groceries checklist (20170908) in the city where I worked: apple banana grape orange strawberry or blueberry or plum lettuce or salad leaves spinach broccoli sugar snaps carrot potato ginger garlic bread almond butter wholemeal pasta milk fresh milk milk packets for school milk powder: Aptamil 3 and Aptamil 4 yogurt small cup sizes for […]

What is your gratitude list for summer 2018?

While Summer 2018 presented tragic events to us (the sudden demise of Papa and my sister’s father-in-law), there were still things that we are thankful for. Our gratitude list for summer 2018: Home cooked meals I accept that the home cooked meals prepared by me were limited to steaming and boiling. On 21080628, both Little […]

How to face life greatest adversities?

On the eve of my sister’s 28th birthday, I woke up at 5am plus to cook breakfast and lunch boxes for Little Prince and myself. Then, we headed to see the dentist who works from 7 am to 3pm, for the 2nd of 3 root canal treatments for Little Prince teeth K and L. Thankfully, […]

What are the benefits and drawbacks of attending universities?

On 20180503, I learned from two senior faculty members that university grades must be a normal distribution, regardless of the class performance [1]. Otherwise, the instructor will be questioned. Therefore, for university students in the same course, it’s sadly a zero sum game. If our peers are hardworking and motivated, the competition gets more intense. […]

Which universities would you like to visit?

I always love visiting universities, they represent the sites where generations of students and learners have concentrated their minds and energy to learn and conceive new ideas, methodologies and innovations. Such places are simply magical! Which universities have you visited? I count and list these magical ivory towers, where I have admired, dreamed of becoming […]