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Hard to Concentrate

It’s been so hard to concentrate. I bring a book to my chemo sessions and so far after 8 sessions I haven’t read a single word. Somehow the brain fog is even worse during the session. It feels like a … Continue reading

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Been Stuck, & About Those Library Books I Need to Return Pronto

The words haven’t been stuck but I’ve been reluctant to share what’s on my mind as it all seems just too self-indulgent or worried my private thoughts may be misconstrued. Now and then I do get depressed and anxious over … Continue reading

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Peekaboo Books

I love Children’s Books that are well made. Gonna start writing about my favourite ones.

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Getting Rid of Distractions

With the proliferation of the internet and smart phone in our lives, well my life at least, I find myself constantly distracted. Also this constant need to be entertained (which is so easy with the smart phone that it’s becoming … Continue reading

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Waning Concentration in the Age of the iPhone

I often feel like I’ve stagnated if I don’t work on improving myself. But often it’s so much easier to give advice then to take it. You see, I am trying to live up to my moniker ‘bookjunkie’ by getting … Continue reading

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Answering Carrot’s Questions

1. Do you enjoy what you do for a living? I used to when I had decent employers and felt that my work was helping others in some way. Well, still seeking the best vocation where I can write full … Continue reading

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Too Early for New Year Resolutions?

I went ahead anyway since as we all know, time is arbitrary. I am now thinking it will help if I just focus on one thing a month. Somehow when you don’t focus your efforts get diluted. You can read … Continue reading

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Bras Basah Complex: A Cool Place for Books, Stationery & Art Supplies

Bras Basah Complex has been around for ages, since I was a kid in the 80’s. It’s the place you go to for books and art supplies. I hadn’t visited this place for a few years and this time, everywhere … Continue reading

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The National Library & Sleeping Folks

The new building is very impressive. But I still miss the tiny red brick building that used to the National Library I knew as a kid. It’s pretty conveniently located. Not attached to Bugis MRT (which would be lovely for … Continue reading

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A Book I Could Not Put Down

I have been having trouble concentrating lately, but this was one book I could not put down. Reading it made me happier as well. It’s one of those books where you want it to go on for a bit more. … Continue reading

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