It's the year of the pig! The 12th and last animal in the Chinese zodiac. The pig represents generosity and prosperity and not only for those born in the year of the pig. The pig is generous to all. So we can all look forward to a year of good luck and great fortune in… Continue reading Chinese New Year
The inscription on the cake says "Teamwork Makes the Dream work". After nearly two years of hovering between 60% and 75% delivery for every PI, we were chomping at the bit to celebrate when we reached a delivery of 85% for our previous PI. But circumstances held us back and the moment passed. I was… Continue reading An ARTful Celebration
On Sunday we had what I call a 'low key birthday lunch'. Twenty of our family came for lunch and each brought a dish to celebrate my aunt's 84th birthday. We had a veritable feast of Chinese dishes! Roast duck, pork belly with crackling, cha siu (Chinese bbq pork), vegetable chow mein, prawn haw fan… Continue reading Low Key Birthday Lunch
I woke up this morning with a huge sense of relief! The party was over, Nicole had a wonderful time and so did our family and friends. I stressed throughout. Especially when the food was late. And although this didn't matter to the youngsters, the grannies were getting over hungry. The manager on duty did… Continue reading Oh! What a night!
I have had the most stressful month. Work pressure has been unprecedented. Thrice daily calls with my colleagues in an effort to meet almost impossible deadlines. With each call the pressure mounted until it felt like we were all going to burst. Everything seemed to be falling apart at the last minute. But just as… Continue reading Getting ready to party!