In response to Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Red. I have chosen a photo of a cherry drink that sits atop a red tablecloth. Dinner that night was one of those ‘one-half each and the relationship will not sour’ type of moment. Enjoy!
In response to Cee’s Photography, Share Your World tag. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Either David Copperfield or a magician. Read more in my previous post here. What was your favorite food as a child? Do you eat it now? Cheese. Usually Kraft pre-packed slices. I still eat a lot of cheese, but I seldom buy pre-packed slices anymore. I go for fresh cheese; the kind that expires in a week or […]
In response to Where’s my backpack? Travel Theme: Toys. I seldom seek out toys on purpose during my travels, or outings within my own country. It was unexpected that I stumbled into larger than life-size toys during one of my tours. Unexpected It was an unexpected meeting with my childhood in a foreign land that is about five hours away from home. In Terminal 21, a travel theme shopping mall, there was a huge hanging bridge with so many toy […]
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “ROY G. BIV.” I remember repeating the colours of the rainbow over a long period of time, actively attempting to memorise the colours from red to violet, and recite them backwards from violet to red. I repeated the colours of the rainbow in Mandarin, “红 (hong)，橙 (cheng)，黄 (huang)，绿 (lue)，蓝 (lan)，靛 (dian)，紫 (zi)。” And I repeated the colours of the rainbow in English, “Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.” Eventually, I […]
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Futures Past.” As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? How close or far are you from that vision? I wanted to be David Copperfield. Had I wanted to be like him – famous and commercially successful? Had I wanted to be a magician – performing tricks to enchant and thrill the audience? Had I not taken that path because performing magic was too mystical and I knew […]