Category Archives: Essay

Girl, 24, Beats Harry Potter Sales in One week

Zoella: Zoe Sugg’s book Girl Online becomes fastest-selling debut novel ever ‘The first novel by YouTube sensation Zoe Sugg aka Zoella has become the biggest-selling debut ever. The novel, Girl Online, has become the fastest-selling book of 2014 after selling … Continue reading

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Invest in Life Experiences

The Wisdom of Not Using a Mobile Phone Take note I said ‘using’ and not ‘having’. Having a cellphone and not using it is a challenge to discipline self. The worst thing about having a celphone is it deludes us … Continue reading

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The Dining Room Table

Of all the places in a home, the dining room is always the most nostalgic to me. It’s the most intimate room for the whole family where all members can join hands for food blessing and thanksgiving. The place where … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Musings

What You Look For Years ago, I read a book intending to find writing ideas. Yesterday, I reread it expecting to find snippets of wisdom (reading author’s mind). And that’s exactly what I found. We find what we look for. … Continue reading

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Cheap Joy Worth 40 Cents

A 40-cents red pen made my day. Whenever I run out of red pens, my day gets ruined. They are just as important as writing pens to me. I us them to mark and write notes inside books. I don’t … Continue reading

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Caught a Padded Bestseller!

The padding of this novel was not done paragraph by paragraph — it was apparently done with continuing chapters! In the book, there is an animal rights group that raids animal shelters. The heroine is a filmmaker who hires some … Continue reading

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What a BIG Day

December 30 really rocked for me. More precisely, rocked me. I discovered 3 things all at once. First, the importance of getting out to the real world and meeting real people (again). I still didn’t want to attend our family … Continue reading

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Political Speech Prompts Dictionary Edit

Define ‘Misogyny‘. The Macquarie Dictionary describes misogyny as ”hatred of women”. But when editor Sue Butler heard Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s fiery speech on misogyny, she decided to update its definition of the word and said it will be expanded … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Eye In The Sky

‘How would it be possible for the whole world to see Christ coming back to earth?’, Aaron asked his church pastor. ‘Have you seen one of those giant screens being used in concerts and sport events? That’s how we will … Continue reading

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A Lesson for Human Relations and Internet Business

Before I became a hyperactive netizen, I was hired as a public Internet shop operator four years ago. Bad experience. The owner who was a ‘friend’ turned out to be a dictator and human user. I was his third employee … Continue reading

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