Meaning of Life


China, Travel

As I write this on a lazy Sunday evening, the skies are exploding in a riot of colors. Fireworks in the night. On a clear blue carpet. Lights to sparkle. Truly life can’t be better? Sadly, it ain’t so for me. I had the most awful cold the past week – still have. I think […]

May 20, 2007

Wind Wednesday


China, Travel

Last night howled its way with a shriek. It caught me unawares. Doors banged. Windows creaked in their hinges. Strange sounds erupted in the darkness. It seemed a strange epilogue to a day where my mind howled its own demands. 2PM – blazing sun. 34 degrees Celsius. Cycling in its heat, my mind a mass […]

May 9, 2007

Day of Surprises and Revelations


China, Travel

Today is the day for which Birdie and I came to Sanya. Birdie’s birthday! And today is the day that has left me in a strange paroxysm of rage. I know I am a bit of a strange head, if I may call it so. I act crazily, stupidly, and weirdly and add all the […]

April 30, 2007

Blogs and Buggy Moods


China, Travel

The weekend has reached the end of the road. How did it ever go by? These 48 hours that we so pitifully set aside as “our time.” And what hours it has been too! After a relatively sedate Friday morning, the evening exploded in a bang. Old memories of phone calls surfaced again. Unease in […]

April 22, 2007

Oodles of Noodles


China, Travel

Friday dawned in a haze faster than it could seem possible. Four hours of classes swirled by in a whirl. And at 12, freedom struck. Could it really be possible? Again, it has been one of those weeks that flew by so quickly that I am left wondering if a workweek is now comprised of […]

April 20, 2007

Just Another Day


China, Travel

Thursday’s are always carry that strange feeling with them. They are the “neither here-nor-there” kinda days. You know you gotta work but then your mind is already half on Friday, and you know that the weekend is coming…and that 48 hours of unadulterated bliss is going to follow and well…Thursdays just seem too packed in […]

April 19, 2007