Monthly Archives: June 2013

Bachelor’s Pad

Hmmm…. how to make space for PL…? Advertisements

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The Hunt for Real Pork Trotters

Not quite as exciting as “The hunt for Red October”. Anyway, the tradition for marrying a Teochew Bride is that you need to present bridal gifts that include pork trotters. And in a nod to modernity, canned pork trotters are … Continue reading

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Why would people who claim to be private persons have a blog?

Partly it is to assure HER friends that I’m not exploiting her. And the other part is to assure MY friends that she’s not exploiting me! PL may seem like a soft, demure, pushover. I can assure you she is … Continue reading

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Four Gold

The four gold in a nice presentation case. If you like that sort of thing. I guess there’s no avoiding it, if you’re getting married. 🙂

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Customs, Rituals, And Practices

The one thing I hate about Chinese custom is the “show”, the “wayang” that accompanies traditional practice. But more on that a little later. Mrs K is the clerical officer in my office, and she was diagnosed with cancer early … Continue reading

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