Month: October 2014

Heroes Real & Fake

As a young man in university, I’d always enjoyed Jackie Chan movies. I loved his outrageous stunts and comical fighting scenes. In movies like Police Story, he played the role of a righteous policeman who was always forced to break the rules to fight evil and stand up for the downtrodden. Still, it never occurred […]

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Images From The Past

When death separates lovers, regrets are inevitable. Some regret the things they’ve said or forgot to say. Some regret the things they did or forgot to do. In exasperation, the usual cop out phrase is “next life”. Can there really be a next life? Will love be back like the next morning’s dewdrops? Check out […]

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Marrying While Spellbound

It’s interesting to see how shocked some Westerners are that some of their own people are marrying prostitutes in another country. Why, they never seem to be able to figure out. But I bet that the guys who do marry these girls must have thought the same way before they got “spellbound”. When many foreigners […]

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Same Tune

They met and fell in love when they were budding singers. Both specialised in sad love songs. The relationship blossomed in secrecy and soon failed. Years later, they would end up singing the same song. It’s amazing how they can sing with the same “feel”. Generation after generation, lovers have worried that their love would […]

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MacRitchie Trail

Shriveled leaves sail down from the canopy On a busy jogger’s highway, With shuffling feet and crunching gravel Strewn to tame the sucking mud. Unnoticed in the undergrowth Is a careless butterfly Trapped in a web Meant for a less glamorous meal. Wings flap desperately Between freedom and death Till the silky chains give way […]

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Three Kingdoms

Chan Joon Yee’s interpretation of this tumultuous period in Chinese history. Coming soon on Kindle! Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful and exotic Asian realm. Check out our titles.

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Sad Songs 你知道我知道

Some feel as much guilt as releasing a balloon. Some just can’t let go. Who’s right and who’s wrong? Some feel as much guilt as releasing a balloon. Some just can’t let go. Who’s right and who’s wrong? 你知道我知道… But there are some things we didn’t know. Who was 林慧萍’s boyfriend when she first started […]

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