Friday, 31 July 2015

Remembering Lee Kuan Yew

Democracy has worked and produce results only when there is an honest and effective government, which means a people smart enough to elect such a government. Remember, elected governments are only as good as the people who choose them. - Lee Kuan Yew

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Love Dress

A woman stops by, unannounced, at her son’s house. She knocks on the door then immediately walks in.
She is shocked to see her daughter-in-law lying on the couch, totally naked. Soft music is playing, candles are lit, and the aroma of perfume fills the room.
“What are you doing?!” she asks.
“I’m waiting for Jeff to come home from work,” the daughter-in-law explains.
“But you’re naked!” the mother-in-law exclaims.
“This is my love dress,” the daughter-in-law answers.
“Love dress? But you’re naked!”
“Jeff loves me and wants me to wear this dress. It excites him to no end. Every time he sees me in this dress, he instantly becomes romantic and can’t get enough of me!”
The mother-in-law leaves, inspired by what she has learned.
When the mother-in-law gets home, she undresses, sowers, puts on her best perfume, dims the lights, puts on a romantic CD, and lays on the couch, expectantly awaiting her husband. Finally, her husband comes home. He walks in and sees her lying there provocatively.
“What are you doing? “ he asks.
“This is my love dress,” she whispers sensually.
“Needs ironing,” he says. “What’s for dinner?
He never heard the gunshot.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Colon Cancer

10 Easy Ways to Prevent Colon Cancer

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Tuesday, 28 July 2015


We search for life on other planets and in other regions of our galaxy. Meanwhile, we destroy and ignore the other life on this planet. - Anthony Douglas Williams

Monday, 27 July 2015

Humorous Quotes

Quotes which are funny, ironical, quirky, some of which are also profoundly true.

As I grow older, I learned that pleasing everyone is impossible, but pissing everyone off is a piece of cake. - Unknown

If you want to be remembered after you die, borrow money from everyone you know. - Unknown

Once you get past my charm, good looks, intelligence and my sense of humour. I think it's my modesty that stands out. - Unknown

People who do not use punctuation deserve a long sentence. - Unknown

Silence is the most powerful scream. - Unknown

The fact that jellyfish have survived for 650 million years despite not having brains gives hope to many people. - Unknown

There is a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot. - Stephen Wright

Why do you have to be a nonconformist like everybody else? - James Thurber

You are evil, but then again, that's part of your charm. - Unknown

You know what seems odd to me? Numbers that aren’t divisible by two. - Unknown

You’d be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap. - Dolly Parton 

You’re not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on. - Joe E. Lewis

Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good. - Smauel Johnson

Your shadow is confirmation that light has travelled nearly 93 million miles unobstructed, only to be deprived of reaching the ground in the last few feet – thanks to you. - Unknown

Sunday, 26 July 2015

7 Things You Don't Need To Apologize For 

Saturday, 25 July 2015

Quote Worthy

Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves. - Henry Ward Beecher

All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can’t be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot. - Henry Ward Beecher

A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves. - Henry Ward Beecher

It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage. - Henry Ward Beecher

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. - Marcus Aurelius

The highest form of intelligence is the ability to observe yourself without judging yourself. - J Krishnamurti

Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same. - Unknown

Sometimes the end of the road is where it all begins. - Unknown

Just keep going. You can always give up later. - Unknown

Thursday, 23 July 2015

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

The Benefits of Lemons 

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Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Spiritual - Quote

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely. Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. - Carl Jung

Because let’s be honest, the idea of a god sending himself to sacrifice himself to save us from himself is a little bit much for any sane, logical person to accept. - Unknown

Monday, 20 July 2015

Humorous Quotes

Quotes which are funny, ironical, quirky, some of which are also profoundly true.

A good mood is like a balloon ... one little prick is all takes to ruin it! - Unknown 

A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree. - Spike Milligan

Be good to your nieces and nephews. one day you'll need them to smuggle alcohol into your nursing home. - Unknown

Being able to respond with sarcasm within seconds of a stupid question is a sign of a healthy brain. - Unknown

Do we have to know who's gay and who's straight? Can't we just love everybody and judge them by the car they drive? - Ellen DeGeneres

Don’t put off for tomorrow what you can do today because if you enjoy it today, you can do it again tomorrow. - James. Michener

Give a man a fish and he'll feed himself for a day. Teach a man to fish and he'll systematically scour the oceans clean of anything edible. - Unknown

I am going to retire and live off my savings. What I'll do the second day, I have no idea. - Unknown

I forgive and forget because I have a good heart and a terrible memory. - Unknown

I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators. - Gerald R. Ford

Intelligent people are constantly wondering. Idiots are always dead sure about every damn thing. - Unknown

Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off light for economical rather than romantic reasons. - Lillian Gordy Carter

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Food For Thought

Become friends with people who aren’t your age. Hang out with people whose first language isn’t the same as yours. Get to know someone who doesn’t come from your social class. This is how you see the world. This is how you grow. - Unknown

Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love. - Kristina

Friday, 17 July 2015

Off To School - Part 2

Crossing a broke bridge in the snow to get to school in Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province, China 

Children traveling on the roof of a wooden boat in Pangururan, Indonesia 
School girls walking across a plank on the wall of the 16th century Galle Fort in Sri Lanka
Pupils traveling by boat in kerala, India
School children riding a horse cart back from school in Delhi, India
Students crossing Ciherang River on a makeshift bamboo raft, Cilangkap Village, Indonesia
Pupils walking on a tightrope 30 feet above a river, Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia 

  Elementary school students crossing a river on inflated tire tubes, Rizal Province, Philippines

125-mile journey to a boarding school through the mountains, Pili, China 

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

14 Lies Your Mind Tells You

14 lies your mind tells you to prevent life changes.

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

The Meaning of Prayer

The Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda Maha Thera talks about what Buddhists believe of prayers.

Monday, 13 July 2015

Humorous Quotes

Quotes which are funny, ironical, quirky, some of which are also profoundly true.

We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time. - Vince Lombardi

When a rich man is hurt, his wail goeth heavens high. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

When I get a headache, I take two Aspirin and keep away from children. Just like it says on the bottle. - Unknown

When nothing goes right … go left. - Unknown

When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat. - Ronald Reagan

Whenever I find the key to success, someone changes the lock. - Unknown

Why do people say ‘grow some balls’? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding. - Betty White

Wine improves with age. I improve with wine. - Unknown

You can do your part to prevent kitchen fires by not letting me cook. - Unknown 

You can tell a lot about a woman by her hands. For instance, if they’re wrapped around your throat, she’s probably a bit upset. - Sheila Burke

You never realize how boring your life is until someone asks what you like to do for fun. - Unknown

You never realize what a good memory you have until you try to forget something. - Franklin P. Jones

You shouldn’t interrupt my interruptions: that’s really worse than interrupting. - T.S. Ellot

Saturday, 11 July 2015

Quote Worthy

Sometimes the nicest people you meet are covered in tattoos and sometimes the most judgmental people you meet go to church on Sundays. - Unknown

When you come to a point where you have no need to impress anybody, your freedom will begin. - Unknown

Forgive, forget, bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours. - Philips Brooks

No man steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river, and he’s not the same  man. - Heraclitus

The brook would lose its song if you removed the rocks. - Fred Beck

You have to be odd to be number one. - Dr Seuss

Friday, 10 July 2015

Off To School

Riding a tuktuk (Auto Rickshaw) to school in Beldanga, India

 School children climbing on unsecured wooden ladders, Zhang Jiawan Village Southern China
Pupils crossing a damage suspension bridge, Lebak, Indonesia 

Kids flying 800m on a steel cable 400m above the Rio Negro River, Colombia

Pupils canoeing to school, Riau, Indonesia
Kids traveling through the forest across a tree Root Bridge, India
A girl riding a bull to school, Myanmar

Thursday, 9 July 2015


How can anything be ‘new and improved’? If it’s new, what was it improving on?

If pro and con are opposites, wouldn’t the opposite of progress be …

Why does the Easter bunny carry eggs? Rabbits don’t lay eggs.

If people evolve from monkeys, why are monkeys still around?

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?

Who knew what time it was when the first clock was made?

Do they have the word ‘dictionary’ in the dictionary?

Why is it called a building when it’s already built?

Who took the picture of the first camera?

Wednesday, 8 July 2015


One exercise, 4 minutes, 28 days - a new body.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Kampong Days

Those were the days! A picture of what life was like in the early days of Singapore.

Monday, 6 July 2015

Humorous Quotes

Quotes which are funny, ironical, quirky, some of which are also profoundly true.

The ability to speak several languages is an asset, but the ability to keep your mouth shut in any language is priceless. - Unknown

The early bird may get the worm, but it’s the second mouse who get the cheese. - Steven Wright

The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. -Oscar Wilde

The problem with political jokes is they get elected. - Unknown

The wold is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of our suffering. - Tom Waits

The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast. - Oscar Wilde

There are 3 kinds of people in this world. Those who are good at math, and those who aren’t. - Unknown

There’s a certain age where you can no longer use the term ‘Good girl gone bad’. It’s more like ‘Her old ass should know better’. - Unknown

They worship the ground that he walks away from. - Unknown

Those who believe in telekinetic, raise my hand. - Kurt Vonnegut

Those who lack intelligence are never shy about showing it. - Unknown

Trying to be happy accumulating possessions is like trying to satisfy hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body. - George Carlin

We are very good lawyers for our own mistakes, but very good judges for the mistakes of others. - Unknown

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Saving The Trees

Much effort spent on saving the trees.

Saturday, 4 July 2015

Quote Worthy

Comparing yourself to others is a fool’s game and will steal your joy. The only person to compare yourself to is the person you were yesterday. - Unknown

When people are rude to you, they reveal who they are, not who you are. Don’t take it personally. - Unknown

There is a kind of talking that says nothing at all, and there is a kind of silence that speaks quite a lot. - Unknown

Sometimes life is about risking everything for a dream no one can see but you. - Unknown

The older the fiddle the sweeter the tune. - Irish Proverb

There is no use boiling your cabbage twice. - Irish Proverb

Even black hens lay white eggs. - Irish Proverb

An empty sack does not stand. - Irish Proverb

Friday, 3 July 2015


Some rare, beautiful sceneries 

The Victoria water lily is native to the Amazon river

Gorgeous reflection

 Beautiful NewZealand

Somewhere in Vietnam, a canal through a paddy field

Stone path across a lake in Poland

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Food For Thought

Your life will get ever smaller if you keep count on the number of people leaving you. But if you give your attention to the people who stayed, you will realize that you’ve created more space for trust, loyalty, joy and love in your life. - Dodinsky