Month: May 2017

A Simple & Lovely Birthday

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Little Moments

This weekend – I had the best and most unexpected birthday weekends in my life so far. I had to go to Brisbane (where my folks live) for a work trip on the Friday before my birthday so I decided to stay for the weekend. I only found out about the trip a month ago and it was only confirmed a week ago so I didn’t have any time to plan my ‘perfect’ birthday.  My […]

‘When Breath Becomes Air’, Paul Kalanithi

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Books

I heard all about this book at the time it was published through the blog A Cup of Jo because writer Jo was Paul Kalanithi’s  sister-in-law. But it sounded intense and depressing so I didn’t buy it. But I was interested and started reading a few pages at a bookstore in San Fran’s Ferry Building of all places. I was hooked. It was beautifully written. Reflective. Evocative. And that was the first 10 pages. I still […]