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Playing the Piano Again

I’m feeling so happy today. I bought a new piano book at Yamaha (the old time piano studio that still exists in Singapore after all these years). Playing something new helps me assess a different party of my brain, the … Continue reading

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Seeking Blogs Worth Reading in 2022: Whimsical, Genuine, Uncluttered & Well Crafted

It’s really hard to maintain a blog over the years. Several I have adored have left the scene and sadly been abandoned. They had so much potential too. So here I am seeking some new ones. As I have been … Continue reading

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Blogging: Are There Any Personal Bloggers Out There Any More?

Seems really hard to find you. Most blogs seem to have a commercial slant or look truly slick and perfect, like a glossy magazine. I’m looking for something a little less polished and more raw. Something that contains not just … Continue reading

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Blogging Life: Been Away For So Long I Dropped Off Google

When I started blogging actively around 2011 on my own domain (.com) and not just on free sites (2005-2011), my traffic went up exponentially and I ranked on the first page of Google for years. Then cancer happened and after … Continue reading

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Blogging and The Search Engine Optimisation Trap

Since I’ve embarked on blogging I’ve learnt so much. I know now that if you have a blog with decent traffic, but if you abandon it for some reason, Google knows, and traffic will plummet after a couple of months. … Continue reading

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Miss Travel So Much

My father instilled in me a love for travel and some of my best memories are of car rides to Malaysia with him in the seventies. After I lost him suddenly, I was plagued with situational claustrophobia and panic attacks. … Continue reading

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What Type of Blogger are You?

I often wonder about this and I feel like I have multiple personalities as I blog about a spectrum of things ranging from the seemingly superficial and frivolous, to issues that truly bother me. Blogging is free therapy for me. … Continue reading

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Thinking About How to Revive Myself

I had a plan to blog about my most recent trips to Danang, Perth and Sydney, but the amount of photos I took make the task overwhelming. But I will attempt it bit by bit. Hope I can point out … Continue reading

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Revealing Too Much?

My partner who is extremely private and protective, was wondering if I was revealing too much about my diagnosis. I kinda grappled with that myself for a moment, which is why it took me so long to start writing about … Continue reading

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I Have Cancer: Synchronous Ovarian & Endometrial Cancer

This feels unreal to me, even now, after months of knowing. Felt surreal and indulgent as I typed out that title. It’s why I have not been writing in ages. I’ve only had the energy to update my Instagram with … Continue reading

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