Month: February 2015

張敬軒 – 斷點

From punters to lovers, many people think that they have a time machine. Letting go of losses is painful, but time machines haven’t been invented. I certainly don’t look forward to the day when everyone can go back in time to savour an ex-lover’s kiss. What kind of a world would that be? Would it […]

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NEW Book: Western Sichuan

Sichuan Province in China is an enigmatic place with contrasting landscapes and colourful minority ethnic groups. From the fertile, luxuriant lowlands in east to the arid, frigid Tibetan plateau in the west, Sichuan is indeed Tianfu (heavenly home) regardless of which way you look at it and which part of Sichuan you find yourself. In […]

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Why I Like Conan Doyle

Some advice from the creator of Sherlock Holmes “Read solid books, history, biography and travel and above all, take notes on what you read. Reading without note-taking is as senseless as eating without digesting. It is easy to condense into a single page, all that you really want to remember out of a big book […]

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Farang Obedience School

Bangkok:- To get a teachers’ license in Thailand, foreigners must first take a 21-hour course on Thainess and Thai education laws. Prof Dr Paitoon Sinlarat, who heads the Teachers Council of Thailand (TCT), says the course is mandatory for any foreigner who is interested in taking a teaching job here. “We have required them to […]

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Inspiration Point

It’s difficult to imagine that these profound words came from a handsome youngster, a drinking, partying, poetry-composing wayward monk by the name of Samyang Gyatso – better known as the 6th Dalai Lama of Tibet. Maverick or hypocrite? Genius or madman? Perhaps we’ll never know. I’m now reading his poems and feeling inspired to write […]

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Youth Is Wasted On The Young

If only the older and wiser people could have their youth back. There’s so much good that they can do. Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful and exotic Asian realm. Check out our titles.

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Twisted Tweets

Yes, that’s what some of our young ladies are like these days. Following childish youngsters on Twitter can be extremely rewarding. Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful and exotic Asian realm. Check out our titles.

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Why I Like Updike

“The list of our deceased classmates on the back of the program grows longer; the class beauties have gone to fat or bony crone-hood; the sports stars and non-athletes alike move about with the aid of pacemakers and plastic knees, retired and taking up space at an age when most of our fathers were considerately […]

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Twisted Tweets

Well, all I can say is, even when I was that age, I’d would have been very cautious with girls who are good at attracting guys. Grammar Nazis? What the hell is that? Isn’t it only right to write grammatically? Naomi Neo (135k followers) defends her ignorance and many of those followers (139 reweeets!) agree […]

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Twisted Tweets

Mr Brown’s tweet about the relationship between being an asshole and owning a BMW. That may actually boost sales! Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful and exotic Asian realm. Check out our titles.

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