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next door is only a footstep away

“Neighbors bring food with death and flowers with sickness and little things in between. Boo was our neighbor. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good-luck pennies, and our lives. 521 more words

Arbour Day Trees - An insane tradition?

Yesterday, my daughter came home from school with a tree seedling. It turns out that every Grade 1 student in Calgary is gifted a seedling in celebration of… 332 more words

Tiong Bahru Murals: Welcome to the Past!

After the excitement of roosters, goldfish and goats died down, Tiong Bahru estate went back to its usual level of activity. The goats are starting to look a little creepy, the roosters are gone, and the goldfish looks like it would prefer to be swimming around in a cleaner pool of water. 448 more words


The Cul-De-Sac- Short Story

Credit: BlueSkyeReign


My neighbor loves his car. Mr. Evans known throughout our little cul-de-sac for his loving care of it. He washes it faithfully every other day, inspecting it closely in his garage with a soft, microfiber rag to remove debris, then pulling it out into the driveway to spray it down, scrub it, dry it, wax it. 452 more words

An Alternative Neighbourhood: Sham Shui Po

Hong Kong lacks diversity on the scale of London say, or other ‘world’ cities. It has its own delights true, of old China, of a port city, and too the uniqueness of a so recently postcolonial country. 549 more words



Midday and yet there won’t be as much daylight.
Unusual day, wasn’t it Summer?
Midday! And it’s going to be dark as m… 147 more words



I am not very fond of the winter season so I was quite happy about the weather getting warmer and the trees have green buds and leaves, flowers did start blooming in the forest and in the garden. 60 more words