Category Archives: Flash Forward

Love in the far future

Z was born when I was 50. If she were to get married at a relatively young age of 25, I would be 75 if I were still alive then. But as people get married later and later (PL was … Continue reading

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“When I grow up…”

Z can be quite observant or “ear-servant” (there is no equivalent for persons who are able to catch words and sounds, is there? “Sharp-eared”? Doesn’t quite convey the trait. “Discerning ear”? Too atas?) Anyway, when we were watching “Matilda” she … Continue reading

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Future Christmases

A story from Washington Post: A dying man bought 14 years worth of Christmas gifts for his 2-year-old neighbor By Allison Klein December 18 Owen Williams and his wife befriended their octogenarian neighbor when they moved into their home in … Continue reading

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“If I were a boy…”

Yes, I mean the Beyonce’s song. [Edit 13 Aug: BC Jean was the original singer. Beyonce did a cover.] But I REALLY only heard it when I saw this performance.

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No Home for Old Men

Or dead men. I bought my flat when I was 36. The flat then was already 30 years old. As it is a HDB flat, it was on a 99-year lease. By the time the 99-year lease expires, I would … Continue reading

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Till Death Do Us Part…

“Let the dead bury the dead,” says Jesus. So let me bury myself when I’m dead. Or before. But first, Swedish Death Cleaning. In Swedish, the word is “dostadning” and it refers to the act of slowly and steadily decluttering … Continue reading

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Dying in Harness

Recently, a colleague passed away. She was younger than me. 49. 50, maybe. I didn’t know her well. She was transferred into our project team. I suspect because our team is viewed as being less stressful. She had a heart … Continue reading

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