Wet Wet Wet

21 Sep 2017 – With Tropical Showers

Mon: appreciations to good company and tkx to Carmel for fancy dim-sum lunch@ChopSueyCafe,Dempsey***in an ambiance which brought back fond memories from childhood days in Temenggong Rd!

Celebrations for Carmel&KokSoon’s anniversary, Ivy’s Bday and Carmel’s upcoming Bday next month! But mainly celebrations to family, friendship&life. And for me everyday is a celebration when I can wake up, put my feet on the ground and walk 🙂 Tkx Carmel for the ride to&fro in these very heavy downpours.

Tue: a visit to Richard’s mom (soon 98yrs) known to us younger generation as 家姐=big older sister (a female with more years of age than one) whom I have not seen since 8yrs ago. Like most in her generation, she remembers me as TinYue’s youngest daughter, AhYuen!

Tkx Richard for lunch@The Peranakan. Good to catch up and safe journeys back to Sydney – have lost count of the times introducing local family+friends and overseas visitors this location. Still think that the food is pretty decent but KK thinks otherwise!

Tonight is the last night for the Hungry Ghost Festival 2017. Hope that those who are performing these rituals will clean up after them as we do not want any spirits wandering about after the Gates are closed tonight! Tkx sis Jo for dinner.


Wed: prayers and thoughts are out to those in these areas. Take care and be safe Karin KorKowski&family+friends.


Today 4yrs ago (2013) was Linn&Jeff’s house fire in SC/USA. We were all (including me as I was visiting then) blessed to get out of that unharmed. Can never forget the helplessness and lost of words standing barefooted in our PJs on the driveway fighting back the tears to stay strong for the family.


Thu: it has been cool and wet the past few days and at times also very heavy downpours. Nice to be indoors doing indoor-things like catching up with reading, altering&mending clothes and getting gifts ready for the Christmas! to be surface-mailed.

Raindrops keep falling on my head
But that doesn’t mean my eyes will soon be turnin’ red
Crying’s not for me
‘Cause I’m never gonna stop the rain by complainin’
Because I’m free
Nothing’s worrying me – Hal David and Burt Bacharach 


Edited: clearing up for a dryer afternoon. Welcome back to SIN Leonard and tkx for good lunch company and a nice walk down EC Rd.


Always something new in this area. The Flow (a new block), an appropriate tag-line a PI or optician, but this is a visual design place Darling Visual Communications (pix credits to Leonard),


trendy barber&bakery…



Indigo Hotel with an interesting modern Peranakan twist and colours to fit into the EC Rd Peranakan area