Seoul series Part III: The last of Seoul

July 28, 2012 § Leave a comment

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Seoul series Part II: New places, new faces

July 19, 2012 § 7 Comments

This is Day 2, or really, full Day 1, of touring around Seoul.

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Soul series Part I: Seoul by starlight

July 17, 2012 § 4 Comments

As people who know me already know, I like to talk. So for this series of posts, let’s try a different approach….

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My Brother, the (accidental) Taoist

July 9, 2012 § 3 Comments

On rare occasions, my brother makes a good point. In this case, a damned good point at that. Who knew that what he’d been telling me all along was so incredibly enlightened as to have its own ancient tradition?

I’m talking about the Taoist principle Wu-Wei.

I came across a list of book recommendations on optimism, positive psychology and the like, the other day. Since I had heard of the title before, I got my hands on a copy of a book called The Tao of Pooh (just so you know, I considered calling this post The Tao of Pao). It’s a short book that explains the principles of Taoism through Winnie The Pooh and vice versa. Pooh, as anyone who’s ever read/watched him, is a self-confessed Bear of Little Brain, from whom there are a million lessons to be learned.

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Things I learned from crying through half a movie

July 2, 2012 § Leave a comment

Yes, I have been neglecting my blog. And yes, I come to the part a little late, seeing as the movie I’m talking about was released last year, but hey! Trust it to put things into perspective and mirror yourself back to you in unexpected ways. Tonight’s movie was ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’ based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s book of the same name.

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