Tag Archives: Cambridge

What were your childhood dreams?

Dear Universe, thank you for allowing me to grow up with my childhood dreams. While I was a little child, I dreamed many dreams. What were your childhood dreams? Children can help us to re-discover our childhood dreams, through their innocence and curiosity. “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children […]

How to overcome jet lag?

Jet set is pleasurable, but jet lag is painful. Both seem to come as a package of traveling across continents and time zones. Jet lag has caused my insomnia, and possibly a decrease in productivity, but I must be productive, creative and innovative in this life. It can take up to a day for each […]

What can we learn from The Ecstasy of Influence by Jonathan Lethem?

In Summer 2016, I am grateful for the opportunities to read books to widen my horizons and improve my command of English. A book recommended by Austin Kleon is The Ecstasy of Influence by Jonathan Lethem, that I have wanted to read since 2015. To me, his words [1] were weaved with rich vocabularies, and […]

How to create beautiful and memorable pregnancy photography?

Our family will be spending the Summer 2016 in Singapore [1]. Personally, my most favorite photography destinations are gardens and natural scenery [2]. However, with the risk of Zika-carrying mosquitoes in tropical gardens and the high temperatures and humidity that Honey Panda commented as energy-sapping, I decided to pursue indoor photography for a #pandahappyproject [6] […]

How to overcome insomnia?

On 20160601, I woke up at ~ 2am, perhaps due the a need to pass urine and/or the snoring Honey Panda. Then, I drank a 3/4 mug of milk (half cold milk mixed with half hot honey water) and ate a quarter of wife biscuit. Normally, I could not sleep immediately after eating due to […]

Can a woman have both family and career?

It seems we are expecting a baby girl, even if the early ultrasound-based prediction is wrong, my reflection herein can be useful for our future daugther-in-law and granddaughters. The thought of having a baby girl drives me to think of potential role models. Growing up, I looked up to people, to my talented seniors in […]

How to cook stir-fried tomato egg using rice cooker?

I remember a girlfriend hailed from Beijing, living in Cambridge, UK once cooked a dish of tomato egg (西红柿炒鸡蛋 or 蕃茄炒蛋) for our lunch together, very delicious! Since I have a lot of tomatoes in our fridge, I plan to cook a tomato egg dish. Materials: 1.5-2 tbsp oil 1 tsp Shaoxing wine (花雕酒) optional […]