Afternoon stroll in the garden

Whilst living in Edinburgh, I took a lovely stroll at the Royal Botanic Garden on a sunny afternoon. It was so peaceful and calm, and nature was alive at its fullest potential. A chubby squirrel who was happily munching away on bird food encountered a cheeky bluebird who also wished to have some.

This video is my silly attempt at bringing nature to life. I hope you enjoy it. 🙂

The pianist

I often got off at Saint Lazare station on my way home. I would walk eastward on Rue Saint-Lazare then southward on Rue de Caumartin to Bd Haussman. It was a wide pedestrian street paved with ancient stones, and lined with quotidian shops and brasseries. Once you pass Rue de Provence, there’s a small plaza full of street vendors offering all kinds of goods: arts and crafts, flowers, children’s books, grocery, etc. Different vendors show up every day, so you never know what to expect. Read More

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

In the past few years, I’ve met many people from different parts of the world. Sometimes, I walked into their lives, and sometimes, they walked into mine. Regardless of how we met, we all had one thing in common, ‘curiosity’. Read More

Despite the misfortunes which have struck Paris in the recent years. It remains a place of beauty and love in my mind, and the minds of many others whose lives have been changed by it. Hemingway’s description of Paris is by far my favourite, “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” Read More

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