Wise words from the story of "The Pig & The Horse"

My hubby shared this wonderful story with me and I’d like to share it with you too 🙂 There was a farmer who collected horses; he only needed one more breed to complete his collection. One day, he found out that his neighbor had the particular horse breed he needed. So, he constantly bothered his…

Lost literature: the unknown unknowns

Yes, I know I posted alot of stuff today. Just that this one is too good to be left out… The article is fantastic! I loved it so much I just have to keep it on my blog. Click here for the full story. Image from: bbc.co.uk

A love story kept between the pages of a second hand book….

Honestly, I’m not a real fan of second hand books, (unless of course, they are still in pristine condition, which is rare) purely because it aches me to see the book not being given its TLC. But secondhand books are places where you can find stories of their previous owners, which could go waaaay back….

Mom vs Book-Obsessive Daughter

First, let me clarify this. This is half fiction, half real life ok 😛 It’s a little bit of me and a little bit of my wandering mind. While clearing my bowels this morning, this conversation started playing in my head. So, I decided to write it here haha It’s a conversation between a mother…

The Day The TV Died

Here it is, my first Saturday Night Story story! “The Day The TV Died” is a story about a couple whose TV broke down a few days before CNY eve and the drama that unfolded when they were told that they won’t be getting their new TV delivered on time. It was two days before…

The World’s Top 10 Bookstores!

I saw this on guardian.co.uk and thought you book lovers might love this too! 🙂 Top shelvesEvery booklover has their favourite shop, and while it’s true that many independents have been driven out of business by online sales and supermarket bestsellers, you still don’t have to look too hard to find one that’s thriving. To…

Harry Potter plagiarism lawsuit could be billion-dollar case, says claimant

Friend of Willy the Wizard author Adrian Jacobs says addition of JK Rowling to suit raises possibility of multi-jurisdiction action Publishers could face legal action worldwide over claims that JK Rowling stole ideas for Harry Potter from a British author’s book called The Adventures of Willy the Wizard. The estate of the late Adrian Jacobs…

GONG XI GONG XI!!

Hi all! CNY is finally here! So to those who are celebrating CNY, here’s wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year! May you be showered with lots of love, joy and peace too! This will be my 2nd year giving out Ang Pows. Big big hole in pocket this time, coz we’re officially celebrating…

An Instant Classic: Oprah’s Private Library

When does one of the world’s busiest people find the time to read? Her answer is surprising: “I don’t watch television,” she says. “I don’t have to, because my friend Gayle watches more television than anyone—she couldn’t believe I wanted to have a house without a TV room!” Oprah continues, laughing. “Honest to God, true…