The annual battle.

Chinese New Year is coming. Just two more sleeps away. When I was younger, it would be a festival that I very much looked forward to; wearing new clothes, eating traditional food cooked by grandma, stuffing my fat face with all the yummy bakes, playing cards and of course, receiving red packets containing money. On […]

Providence?

Every year, before Chinese New Year rolls around, I visit this lady whom I call my fengshui lady. She generally “reads” people via numerology, so no two people are alike. The Chinese have this thing which they refer to as your eight characters. It is basically a set of numbers made up from your date […]

For sale.

Updates, updates! Tomorrow is day three of CNY and I’m excited that the festivities are coming to a close and life can get back to some semblance of normalcy. I’m honestly amazed by the tireless efforts of my relatives asking the same question year after year after decades. They probably mean no harm but ohmygodjustleavemealonealready! […]

FAQs by annoying relatives.

Because I think I might have sent a couple of people into depression with my previous few posts, and because it’s the Lunar New Year period, this entry will be all about the festivities. Yay. I struggled hard with myself if I should go visiting this year because of my you-know-what. Parents thought that it […]