Susan Cain (via skeletales)
[Yup, that about sums me up.]
It feels good to wake up in the morning without the interruption of the alarm clock. June will be a very busy month. (I’m glad it’s busy. Busy is good.) With my free time now, I have finished watching BBC Sherlock! Absolutely mind-blowing and thrilling. I love how Sherlock’s mind works.
Last day of work! It feels so liberating.
Oh yeah I have finished calling the ALL the names I’m supposed to call it feels so awesome lalala I’m so happy! (esp after a short break eating cupcakes.) Since it was my last day, I decided to be nice and treat my colleagues to super yummy cupcakes!
This job has opened my eyes a little wider to the world of business, specifically, sales. Datelines, stress, calls, $$$$$$$.
Now, time to look forward to gig rehearsals later~
This post is not work-related.
There is a kind of sadness that is scary, mean and…sad. A silent sadness. One that eats you up from the inside. You feel like crying but you can’t. You can still smile, you can still laugh. You can still behave like everything is okay. But the eater, mean gobbler, will always be present.
One bite, two bites, three…
You stare into thin air with helpless eyes and that is about the only thing you feel like doing. You watch things make a wrong turn, from bad to worse to “beyond repair”. You ask yourself a thousand million ‘whys’. But they are left unanswered.
Four bites, five bites, six…
By now you are already familiar with this kind of sadness. You have been living with it for years now. It was easier to let it out when you are younger, when things were bad but not “beyond repair”.
Like what you’ve learnt in economics—the J-curve. Things have to get worse before it gets better. But it has been going downhill for a tad too long.
“Please go uphill”, you whisper.
Your face is smiling, but your heart is crying.
“Please, no more bites”, you whisper again, louder this time. I realise, a tinge of hope still lingers in your voice.
Dutch Artist Florentijn Hofman’s Duck Visits Hong Kong
Since the beginning of May, Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman’s 16-meter (52-foot) rubber duck has turned Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour into a giant bathtub. Instagrammers there have captured the giant duck’s daily travels about the harbor and were on hand to photograph its deflation in mid-May (part of scheduled maintenance work according to the exhibition organizers).
The giant rubber ducky has been touring the globe since 2007, making appearances in Osaka, Sydney, Sao Paulo, and Amsterdam before coming to Hong Kong. The artist hopes the work will make people feel young again, bring them together and encourage a connection with public art. The duck will leave Hong Kong on June 9 and heads to the United States next.
Reblogging this because I lovelovelove the duck and I wanna go back to my hometown to see it!!!
—Rick Warren, The Purpose Driven Life (via villere)
—Ms Darbus from High School Musical 3
Hope is also something no one can possibly take away from us :)
A Library Slide
We love this wooden slide that is slotted into a combined staircase and bookshelf of a house in Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea,
Designed by Moon Hoon.
Calling is such a biatch.