Month: December 2018

Still BreathingStill Breathing

As we breathe, some people are born, some people are dying and the majority of those greedy for material possessions struggling in between birth and death seem oblivious of the inevitable outcome. Beyond 50, every new day is a bonus, a blessing. Don’t waste time on the futile and fruitless. Dewdrop Books – Fiction and […]

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Yuan Fen 缘分Yuan Fen 缘分

There is probably no equivalent word or phrase in English. Yuan fen is easy to understand but difficult if not impossible to explain or define. Why do some people get along so well even when they are so different? Why do people fight even when they have so much in common? Dewdrop Books – Fiction […]

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Lessons Under DuressLessons Under Duress

Calm seas don’t make good sailors. You need to encounter some of life’s sufferings before you become a good manager of your own life. Adversity also puts friendships and even marriages to the test. Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful and exotic Asian realm. Check out our titles.

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Revenge Or Ignore?Revenge Or Ignore?

Revenge was a favourite theme in Chinese sword-fighting dramas. There seems to be a feel-good factor in seeing those who have wronged us get what they deserve. This is a primal instinct we all need to rein in. But why do some cultures/societies glorify revenge even as they espouse Buddhist values in the same breath? […]

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