Hongkongers simply don’t identify themselves as Chinese.Continue reading
On peer pressure, late-life motherhood, and why I won’t be having a baby in my fortiesContinue reading
Are you living in Kronos (sequential time) or Kairos (numinous time)? Where and how you work can affect how you experience time.
Time management literature is more popular than ever. Is this because we’re beginning to see the true value of time?Continue reading
As a freelancer, change will be a constant in your life, so learn how to embrace it and grow.Continue reading
Three vignettes about distance and togetherness.
Thomas Parts with Jane
Jane likes Thomas better when he’s away. She’ll pout and tell him not to go, but once he’s gone, she breathes easier. There is pleasure in the solitude. Sometimes she drinks half a bottle of wine, and smokes cigarettes in their tiny studio apartment while listening to Björk. She might lip synch in front of the mirror, imagining she’s been abandoned by her lover, though she has not; she just enjoys the melodrama in her head.Continue reading
Riding on a ferry in Hong Kong of the future, a once promiscuous expatriate has to decide between the old way of freedom with consequences, or the new way of obedience, peace and prosperity.
The ferry engine rumbled to life just as Lori Blanchard was about to start perusing a new client case file. She saw a middle-aged man walking from the bar up the aisle towards her. He had dark blonde hair, and looked like he might have been handsome when he was younger.Continue reading