The Archives

Over a decade of stories, from 2001 till today.

 

May 2015

•  Love in the time of diarrhoea

•  A good scent from a sacred mountain

•  Escape to Easter Island!

•  An Eiffel Tower of our own

April 2015

•  “Look to the stars”

•  Grace

•  Fix You

•  Spellbound by sakura

March 2015

•  A Love Letter in Seven Years

February 2015

•  Breathe

•  This is a blessing

•  “Running up that hill”

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January 2015

•  Bread and butter

•  “it’s hard to dance with a devil on your back”

December 2014

•  Words

•  It’s raining

•  “You’re here alone?”

•  Quiet heart

November 2014

•  Snow in Stockholm

•  Lavender pouches

October 2014

•  “Because the night”

•  Divinity

•  “I told you so.”

•  Wordlessly

•  Unblossomed

September 2014

•  A girl and a boy at a café

•  The 4-Hour Secret

•  Be kinder to…yourself

•  Don’t wait for the end of the tunnel

August 2014

•  Nothing is better than this

•  “Goodnight, baby.”

July 2014

•  The bed hug

•  Arcade

•  Walkabout

June 2014

•  Caterpillar

•  Soup from scratch

•  Sleepless beauty

•  The boy in the café

May 2014

•  You are each other’s temple

•  What to do when someone calls you a ‘banana’

April 2014

•  Animal antics

March 2014

•  Six

•  A joyful Sunday of revelations

•  A tale of two indie bookshops

February 2014

•  Direction

January 2014

•  There must be more to life…

•  Red eggs

December 2013

•  A Berlin story

•  The snowman

•  Why I travel

•  Our favourite chee cheong fun

November 2013

•  The lessons a coven of witches can teach us

•  Tiny Reader

October 2013

•  Jack-o’-lantern

•  “a happy glass of champagne”

•  “Picked all my weeds but kept the flowers”

•  A little prayer

•  Iced coffee

•  “With your face sketched on it twice”

•  “How was your day, dear?”

•  Drinking water. Self service. Thank you.

•  “This day will not come around again.”

September 2013

•  “Baby, I Love Your Way”

•  A story of sugar

•  “There are no daughters or fathers here”

•  Cantonese fried rice

•  Smitten

•  “press them like fresh flowers into my memory”

August 2013

•  Staycation

•  “I still think they’re flowers”

•  Ramen and ice-cream

•  “Fearless on my breath”

•  The hottest weight

•  The darkest spell

•  Bear

•  Petai

•  On the way

•  The rest is god.

•  “to the end of the line”

•  Impersonations

•  The colour of tragic

•  “Living is easy with eyes closed”

•  Nothing is…

•  Mothermotherland

•  “…in the fullness of time.”

•  Lavender butter cake

•  Monolithic

•  “…but there is nothing else…”

•  Nekisse

•  Vipers

•  Deconstruction

•  “It’s like you’re my mirror”

•  Good technology, bad husbands

July 2013

•  Mooncake

•  “I’ll sail ships for you”

•  Hair

•  Rituals

•  Anywhere is here

•  Let’s ride!

•  Fox tales

•  Lost and found

•  Partner in crime

June 2013

•  Sapporo summer

•  Washi crane

•  Bottled green tea, hot

•  Mushroom soup

•  Garlic

•  The air that I breathe

•  “Who we were isn’t lost before we were us”

•  Closing the gap

•  Hoard

•  Tales of the family

•  Try

•  Beautiful

May 2013

•  Fukin Mee

•  Let us all celebrate

April 2013

•  Never ask why

•  Looking up

March 2013

•  Tend to your soul

•  I am happy.

•  When I was an X-Man …

•  Acid

•  Oranges are not the only fruit

•  Milo

•  A woman’s world

•  Lavender Milk

February 2013

•  “… and Company.”

•  臘味飯

•  Wings will be given

•  Fuck lemons

•  What you get instead of romance

•  The tower and the apartment

•  The apartment and the tower

•  A boy who wanted to go to Peru

•  Pork trotters and cappuccinos

January 2013

•  Missing pieces

•  Hopscotch

•  My own private ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

•  After ten

•  The sound of colours

•  How to disconnect and not lose your friends

•  The lost language of words

•  How to hack your life

•  Dream Hope Love Imagine

December 2012

•  “There is a light that never goes out”

•  Ice cream and ibuprofen

•  A monsoon wedding

•  Different

•  Elevate

•  Everything is interesting

•  A pair of hobbits

•  Let it snow

•  I’ll be home for Christmas

•  The day after the world ended, uhm, didn’t end

•  The end of the world

•  “Don’t let yourself go”

•  Wisdom

•  What it takes

•  “And I love you without measure”

•  Slew

•  “There is now.”

•  Devil’s Friends

•  The Christmas Tree, Part 3

•  The Christmas Tree, Part 2

•  The Christmas Tree

•  A day off

•  The wrong end

•  What we need

•  Friends

•  A room of our own

•  Panama Geisha

•  Satisfaction

•  “take my heart to higher ground”

•  Priorities

•  Elves

November 2012

•  Recognition

•  Crossroads

•  A curtain of rain

•  Homework

•  The daily dose

•  Our years

•  Herald

•  Christmas is coming …

•  “I caught your hands under our table”

•  Dark Chocolate

•  Butter Crabs with the Queen

•  Coffee It Forwards

•  Bond

•  “tea and comfortable advice”

•  Books for Your Birthday

•  “mister masquerade”

•  “Love is a higher law”

•  We need more light

•  The Well

•  Kopitiam

•  “Love makin’, heart breakin’, soul shakin’…”

•  The day after

•  Suits and Ties

•  You choose what you believe

•  “laugh awhile, I can make your heart feel”

•  OK Computer

•  The grand illusion

•  “thinking’s just like not thinking”

•  Hollandaise

•  Joy is a song in the city

October 2012

•  “This we have now”

•  Oh Paris!

•  Hansel and Gretel

•  “Year after year after year”

•  Responsive

•  A kiss in the food court

•  “As if we had fresh lives”

•  Minimal

•  So young

•  “the last good fight”

•  Hustle Bustle

•  Sugar

•  “I loved them until they loved me.”

•  Flying

•  Big Hair

•  “what’s happened to that dream”

•  Late for lunch

•  Superman

•  “I will think no less of you.”

•  The Speed of Light

•  I love my job

•  Let it happen

•  Sighing

•  “And we make it up as we go along”

•  The Lobby

•  Orchestra

•  “The sun set behind his eyes”

•  A random smile

•  Massage Advice

•  “That blanket still remembered”

September 2012

•  Outrun

•  It’s oh so quiet

•  “Like we just invented love”

•  You don’t read what I wrote

•  Witness

•  “Now the waves murmur”

•  Mocha

•  Black Cloud

•  “that others may not see as golden”

•  Nichtrauchen

•  Spider Lily

•  “You are the bows”

•  Jom picnic!

•  Take it

•  “you have come to discover”

•  Dry

•  Keep the lights on

•  “De quoi avons nous l’air?”

•  In my room

•  Soda

•  “Just hear this and then I’ll go”

•  Korean Fried Chicken

•  The most beautiful words

•  “I will never be knocked down”

•  What’s the hurry?

•  The Bread Shop

•  “a certain end”

•  Steak

•  Lake Gardens Walk

•  “their beauties are in vain”

August 2012

•  Our Freedom

•  Like a Zombie Film

•  Porridge

•  Manja

•  Make a move

•  Better

•  Food Love

•  Another Chinese Valentine

•  The Cane

•  This Beautiful World

•  Fairy

•  Reasons for Rearing Children

•  Nap

•  Evil Fashion

•  Bourne Again

•  Soup

•  Batches

•  Hot Romance

•  Daichow

•  Connoisseur

•  Songs

•  Detox

•  Finding Your Voice

•  Sunset

•  Brushing Teeth

•  Winning

•  The Regulars

•  Tummy Trouble

•  A Morning Walk

•  I’ll Be Rising

•  Firefighting

July 2012

•  The end of the day

•  Single Pack

•  Armour

•  Leftovers

•  Carbo Coma

•  Spark

•  To Continue

•  Meals without Thrills

•  The Devil and his Camera

•  This World

•  The Farmer

•  Duck Leg Confit

•  The Question

•  Warmth

•  Cinema

•  Do Not Complain

•  Smell This

•  The Singing Customer

•  Guessing Game

•  The Cat and the Cockroach

•  Flowers in a Room

•  “The End.”

•  Reading Lives

•  Charlie

•  Laos Champasak Washed Arabica Delta 60kg

•  1,000 Stories

•  Raspberry Swirl

•  Laos and Lattes

•  Nothing is Happening

•  Fragrance

•  Nightmare

•  Shaking the Dalai Lama’s Hand

June 2012

•  Birthday

•  Sun Salutations

•  Mint in a Bottle

•  Just Trying My Luck

•  Falling in Love Again

•  Sparkle

•  Nature’s Bin

•  Mr. Toesies

•  Warm

•  Toast

•  “Balancing Hormones”

•  The Girl with the Rainbow Watch Band

•  A Pole Dance in Pudu

•  The Tennis Match

•  A Prayer

•  A Bowl of Cha Cheong Udon

•  Prometheus

•  Laundry Day

•  The Chocolate Danish

•  Punch Drunk Baby Love

•  Purple Toes

•  The Café Tonight

•  Coffee, Onion Fingers and Me

•  Crying

•  Breathe Again

•  Two Missing Pieces

•  Coverage

•  Dinner Conversations

•  Small Talk

•  A Room Without Books

May 2012

•  Revelation

•  Courtesy

•  Ikea

•  Feel Like Cooking Tonight

•  Tranquility

•  Green Tea

•  The Fall of the Autumn Trees

•  The Best Tiramisu in Town

•  Teatime

•  Ice-cream

•  Angel

•  A Pretty Nurse is Like…

•  Nose Job

•  Back from Bangkok

•  Running on Fumes

•  The Last Epiphany

•  Illuminate

•  Panna Cotta

•  The Zoo and the Swing

•  The Write Stuff

•  Not Nigella’s Kitchen

•  Calzone

•  Mahatma Gandhi

•  Washing Dishes

•  Sit-ups and Thai Omelettes

•  The Missing Photograph

•  We Eat. We Pray. We Love.

•  Lazybones

•  Instead

•  The Coffee Beans

•  Labour

April 2012

•  Dulce de Leche

•  Grateful

•  Clean

•  The Devil and the Actress

•  New Eyes

•  Two Plates of Rice

•  Milo Cham Ais

•  White

•  Quiet

•  Bread

•  Two Bowls of Ramen

•  Snooze

•  Wednesday

•  To Read

•  Old Men

•  Poetry

•  Just Be

•  My Best Friend’s Wedding

•  I Write

•  Happy

•  Chicken Rice

•  The Pair of Benches

•  Afternoon Coffee

•  The Help

•  For Me

•  Patience

•  Moved!

•  Moving…

•  Walk First

•  All Fools

March 2012

•  Asleep

•  Extinction

•  The Woman and the Wantan Mee

•  Sets You Free

•  The Hotel Room

•  It’s Going to Rain

•  The Boy on the Blue Vespa

•  Feet

•  Shoes

•  Bubbles

•  An Unexpected Journey

•  Desire

•  The Monday Rainbow

•  Kinder

•  Taylor Swift

•  Building Character

•  One Bone

•  Salmon Pink Loafers

•  Getting Older

•  Tomorrow

•  A Different Light at Night

•  The Leaf

•  The Week is Long

•  Landslides

•  Ramen on a Rainy Day

•  Coffee, Tea or Me… Not Drinking?

•  Let Us Take You to A Place We Know…

•  It’s Sunday

•  Song Made of Glass

•  Routines

•  Appetite

February 2012

•  Leap Year

•  Hang Ups

•  Viola Davis Eyes

•  Pause

•  Constant Craving

•  Towel Boys

•  Listen

•  Nice Arms

•  Durian Virgin

•  These Small Hours

•  Balding

•  Fireworks

•  This is Life

•  The Original Colour

•  Someone Like You

•  Horny

•  Itinerary

•  Close to You

•  The Orange Moleskine

•  Valentine’s Day Card

•  Eat Eat Eat

•  Paparazzi

•  The Eighty-Percent-ionist

•  Spending Time

•  The Boy at the Pavilion

•  The Red Moleskine

•  David Archuleta and the Giants

•  The Boy at the Pâtisserie

•  Retirement

January 2012

•  The Bed

•  Klutz

•  Paper Pineapples

•  Battles

•  Signal to Silence

•  The Starbucks and the Storm

•  Ivy

•  Coming Home

•  Birthday Wish

•  Abalone and Mushrooms

•  Memories for Sale

•  His Wife

•  First Date

•  Heat

•  Light On

•  Commitment

•  Fresh Pussy Willow

•  Away

•  Paradise

•  Telephone

•  Rain

•  Pineapple Tarts

•  Ritual

•  Jeremy Renner

•  A Perfect World

•  Epiphany

•  Far, Far Away

•  Water Runs Deep

•  Don’t Turn Around

•  Gold

•  This Cage Does Not Hold Me

December 2011

•  It’s you.

•  Three Women

•  The Rainbow

•  Simply Christmas

•  The Love Songs

•  A Thousand Words

November 2011

•  It’s time.

•  Wonderwoman

•  Dak Galbi

•  Les deux garçons et la dame

•  Peter’s Pork Noodles

•  Live Blogging

October 2011

•  The Journey

•  A Joy

•  Diwali: The Light of Lights

•  Aman Rimba – Amongst the Trees of Tranquillity

•  At the Table

•  Sunday

September 2011

•  The Body and the Balance

•  The Reader

•  Munich

August 2011

•  Ramadan Reflections X: More Now Than Before

•  Ramadan Reflections IX: Our Moment in the Sun

•  Ramadan Reflections VIII: Swim! Swim!

•  Ramadan Reflections VII: A Pretty Girl is Like…

•  Ramadan Reflections VI: Satisfied

•  Ramadan Reflections V: Good Man

•  Ramadan Reflections IV: Ginkgo Barley Beancurd

•  Ramadan Reflections III: The Zen of Road Rage

•  Ramadan Reflections II: Compassion

•  Ramadan Reflections I: Chicken Soup for the Soul

July 2011

•  The Love Song

•  Good Fortune

•  Noise

June 2011

•  My Beautiful Love Story

•  The Lost Book Covers

•  The Next Book

•  You Are The One

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 11: Three Times

•  Slow Days

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 10: The Red House Theatre

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 9: Ay-Chung Rice-Flour Noodles & Lattea

•  This is Happiness

May 2011

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 8: Tale of a Taiwanese Breakfast Shop

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 7: Hot & Spicy Ma La Hot Pot

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 6: Flower Power! The Taipei International Flora Exposition

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 5: Delicious Danshui, Authentic Ah Gei

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 4: Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

•  Coco.Tei

•  The Haze & the Heatwave III: Baskin Robbins Dreams

•  The Haze & the Heatwave II: Durians for Delilah

•  The Haze & the Heatwave I: Tonkatsu by Wa Kitchen

•  The Passing of May

April 2011

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 3: Raise the Red Lanterns

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 2: Shilin Night Market

•  The Lost World No More

March 2011

•  I ♥ Taipei, Part 1: The Bounciest (Fish) Balls in Taiwan!

•  As You Please

•  When You Laugh in Bed, When You Touch Me in Your Sleep

•  This Must Be The Day, Part 3: The Storms of Salzburg

•  Work is Sacred

•  How to Make Japanese Curry and a Devil Happy

•  This Must Be The Day, Part 2: Beijing Baby Babble Blues

•  This Must Be The Day, Part 1: The Great Wall of China and the Locks of Love

February 2011

•  More Love is a Bonus

•  Reunion

•  Meet Mickey

January 2011

•  Burning Diaries

•  Lost in Google Translation

•  Sleep

•  How to Look Classy and Spiffy for the Weekend

•  The Four Faces

•  24 Seasons of Drums

•  Non, je ne regrette rien

•  My Birthday Mee Sua

•  Somewhere Over the Rainbow…

•  The Fierce Urgency of Now

•  The Sound of Chinese New Year

•  The Hug

•  More Than Nasi Lemak, or An Ode to the Girl from Abu Dhabi

•  Sweet Pussy Willow

•  Din Tai Fung, or Grateful Are We for the Steadfast, the Simple and the Always Good

•  The Scream

•  A Garden of Our Own

•  Mummies & Pterodactyls

•  What is Your Freedom?

•  Sausages & Scrabble

•  Fire in My Belly

•  How to Make Angkoo Kueh

•  Dancing, the Night is Blind

•  Rain on My Parade

•  Strength

•  The Diva and I

•  I Want Neil Gaiman’s Library

•  The Smallest Things

•  The Baker, the Baroness & the Delectable Devil

•  Hey You, Again

•  This is Love

December 2010

•  A Very Good Year

•  Winter’s Dumplings

•  Yakitori Express

•  A Dinosaur

•  Almost ménage à trois

•  When a boy loves, and hurts, for the first time

November 2010

•  Bowl Me Over

•  Like Tea for Tai-Tai’s

•  Rain-washed

•  Bed

•  The Ballad of the Sang Har Meen & the Beef Hor Fun

•  Devil Wears Prada & his Heavenly Nuts

•  Happiness is a Warm Bun

•  Ad Hog (or How The Babitarians Anonymous Got Their Groove Back)

•  Deepavali Duets

•  A Town Called Tuaran

•  Mamutik Island

October 2010

•  Tua Pek Kong

•  Wine Actually

•  Kuching

September 2010

•  “Make it so.”

•  Every Breath We Take

•  Aesop’s Zebra

•  Angkoo, What?

August 2010

•  A Sorta Fairytale

•  The End of the Affair

•  9 Femmes

•  Return to Bath

•  Little Ms. Massacre

•  Can’t Believe That I Would Keep

•  I Love You Says Nothing

•  Edinburgh

July 2010

•  In the Mood for Udon

•  The Joy of Home Cooking

•  il Lido

June 2010

•  The Devil’s Birthday

•  Pureglutton’s Potluck Party

•  Summer in Europe

•  Dog

•  The Domestic Goddess (and Her Boys)

•  The Last Meal in Tokyo

•  Shinjuku Gyoen

May 2010

•  How We Got Beaten Up by Bruce Lee
at Roppongi Hills

•  Spirited Away by Princess Mononoke

•  Beautiful Boy Ramen

•  Where Did Mt. Fuji Go?

•  Heavenly Hakone

•  Harajuku Girls in Love

•  A Match Made in Meiji

•  Leonardo DiCaprio
& the Gangs of Ginza

•  A Picnic with the Departed

•  The Giant Lanterns of Asakusa, or
The Girl Called Spring

•  The Biggest Fish Market in the World

April 2010

•  Okachimachi: The Best Sushi in Tokyo!

•  Uniquely Ueno

•  All You Can Eat Ameyoko

•  Someday We Will Be Saturday Night

•  Bye Bye Sakura

•  The Volcanoes of Ireland

•  Amazing

March 2010

•  Come and Soothe Her

•  Eat Drink Man Udon

•  The Fountain

•  Raise It Up

February 2010

•  The Flame in Your Heart

•  A Chinese Valentine

•  Little Tokyo

•  Let’s Meet at the Park

January 2010

•  The Streets of Hong Kong

•  Nanyang Delights

•  Welcome to Macau!

•  A New Leaf

•  Moving Day

December 2009

•  Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas…

•  Beijing: A Prelude

November 2009

•  Be.

•  A Sense of Sushi

•  De-Cluttering

•  How We Met

•  Tell You Something

October 2009

•  The Lady and the Iron Chef

•  The Boy in the Baju Melayu

•  The Grass is Greener

•  O Mirror

September 2009

•  Why Did the Chicken Go For A Reading?

•  Daniel Boulud: One Night in Singapore

•  How to Bowl Like a Professional & Not Fall On Your Ass

•  Putting Fitness First

•  Fatboybakes’ Raya Tea Party

•  Promise is Beating

•  Lake District

•  Back to Balance

•  Save Yvonne’s Sight

•  Little Marvels

•  Until the Hour

August 2009

•  Sunshine

•  Fragile II

•  The Lady of Bath

July 2009

•  exhale

•  Sabah III: Kinabalu

June 2009

•  pleasurehappinessjoybliss

•  The Cotswolds

•  London

•  Heavensent

•  50 First Movie Dates

May 2009

•  Let Me Be The Cricket

•  Humanly

•  Fried Chillies & Feisty Chicks

•  The Return

April 2009

•  The Garden of Lanterns of Grave Lament

•  The Streets of Long Goodbyes

•  These Pages They Dream

•  The Communist Merman

•  Morsels

March 2009

•  A Love Letter in Seven Days

•  The Most Happiest Girl in the World

•  Sabah II: From Dusk Till Dawn

•  A Cup of Coffee

•  All Through the Night

•  The End of Education

February 2009

•  Chanson

•  Champagne

•  Chocolat

•  Seasons of Love

•  Persimmon Passion Flute

•  The Last Days of Loh Sang

January 2009

•  Oxtentatiously Oxpicious

•  30

•  Before I Get Old

•  There Once Was A Man…

•  Clock

•  Gods and Children

•  Celebration!

December 2008

•  The Gift

•  We Are Children

•  Untitled

•  Sabah I: Merman

•  The Golden Brew

•  Occasional Orchids

•  The Bench

November 2008

•  Still November

•  Walk

•  The Lady from Shanghai

•  A Deconstruction of Daisies

•  Secawan Kopi

•  Little Red

•  Knocked Out!

•  Beauty Mark

•  All You Need Is Love

•  Howl

October 2008

•  I’m Not Here

•  Oktoberfest!

•  Mona Nisa Smile

•  The Far Side of Forever

September 2008

•  Ramadan

•  Once in a Lifetime

•  Love (Handles) Me Tender

•  Where Have All The Hours Gone?

•  Anatomy of a Wedding Planner

August 2008

•  Merdeka

•  Woman

•  Adelaide Girl

•  Faces

•  Song for a Pair of Songbirds

•  All the Colours of the Rainbow

•  A Smile That Explodes

•  When We Wake…

July 2008

•  The Stars Are Us

•  You taste like tong sui

•  The Lion

•  I Dream of Durians

•  Apartment, Alone

•  Beauty and the Beast

•  The Ballad of the Birthmates

June 2008

•  How to Bake a Better Butter Cake

•  Breakfast in Bed

•  Kitchen Confessional

•  Waking & Washing

•  This Used to be Happiness

•  Words

May 2008

•  The House of Mandarin and Lavender

•  In & Out

•  Vote for Your Favourite Story!

•  Two Weddings and a Proposal? (Part 3)

•  Two Weddings and a Proposal? (Part 2)

•  Two Weddings and a Proposal? (Part 1)

•  Three Kingdoms

April 2008

•  Breath of Life

•  Meet The Floggers

•  The Perfect Track

•  The Sunday Husband

•  Airports, Actually

•  Lines of Beauty

•  Fresh Strawberries & Vanilla Häagen-Dazs®

March 2008

•  Wanted!

•  sweat.tears.soul

•  Left to Linger

February 2008

•  Heaven

•  This Sea of Us

•  Hide and Seek

•  Always, the joy

January 2008

•  My Happy Birthday

•  Everything New Is Old Again

•  Dream Some Dim Sum

December 2007

•  Pretty Good Year

•  The Family Dinner

•  Season’s Readings

•  The Happy Prince

•  “Excuse Me, Do You Speak English?”

•  Night of the Angels

•  Resolutions

•  Dark City 2: Interview with Xeus

•  We

•  After, ___

November 2007

•  The Honeymooners

•  Then & Now

•  Forgiveness

October 2007

•  I’ve Got it Covered!

•  Older

•  Why Do We Always Hurt The Ones We Love?

September 2007

•  The Family

August 2007

•  Lady

•  I Couldn’t Ask For More

July 2007

•  27 Love Songs

•  Just The Way Things Are

June 2007

•  Serenity

•  Eats, Reads & Leaves

•  No More Monday Blues

•  Home Sweet Home

•  Friends, They Come A-visitin’…

May 2007

•  Sharanya Manivannan: An Ochre Interview

•  You Are Everything

•  More “Readings”

•  Blog Me, Baby, Blog Me!

•  O Food(Bloggers) Galore!

April 2007

•  Cherry’s Popped, Baby…

•  “Readings”

•  Romance: Chick Flicks vs. Soft Porn

•  I Think, Therefore I Blog?

•  Beckett Screwed @ Breakfast?

•  Of Dreams and Dream Jobs

•  BodyBalance!

•  A Double Shot of Poetry

March 2007

•  Dina Zaman’s I Am Muslim Book Launch: A Night to Remember

•  KL Litfest + Poetry Slam! + Four Voices

•  In Bed with Lydia

•  You Will Never Leave Him

•  Three Fat Virgins Unassembled

•  Dark City 2: Pick your favourite cover!

•  Birthday Girl

•  My First Time… Being Spammed!

•  I Am Woman

•  Story Teller

•  Like lines from a film

•  Got Poster? / Going Postal

•  5:55

February 2007

•  Breakfast & Readings

•  What Ho, Pakcik!

•  Breakfast Club for LitBloggers

•  A Cover Issue

•  Berpasar Mulut

•  Das Jahr des Schweins

•  My Fussy Valentine

•  Balance & Beancurds

January 2007

•  Keep Failing, Keep Going

•  Broken Mornings

•  A Little Bit of Everything

•  Dove Caught By The River

•  The Art of Doing Nothing

•  What Time Is It?

•  Stuff to Do

•  The Beauty of No Future

•  A Pinprick is All It Takes

December 2006

•  Such Happy Holidays

•  Shaken/Stirred

•  Design

November 2006

•  Get A Move On

•  Invisible Days

October 2006

•  House

•  The Write Stuff

•  Soreness

•  This Tastes Like

September 2006

•  The Things You Do When You’re Alone

•  Coffee Being

August 2006

•  Mingxia & Thomas’s Wedding, Munich

•  Clock-Work

•  Mingxia’s Getting Married!

July 2006

•  Shannon’s New Apartment

•  World Cup is Over!

•  Summer

•  Around the World in 80 Minutes, part 2

•  Around the World in 80 Minutes, part 1

June 2006

•  Gym, Gym, Gym

•  6 A.M.

May 2006

•  Tierpark

•  Boo Boo Kitty!

•  Ernst Returns..?

April 2006

•  Happiness

•  This Time I’ll Be Good

March 2006

•  Pen

•  Red Apple, Green Apple

•  Fragile

February 2006

•  Fear and Loathing

January 2006

•  Wasted

•  Make the Most of Your Life

December 2005

•  The Dancer

•  Such Sweet Ladies

November 2005

•  The Cycling Barber

•  The Rules of Distraction

October 2005

•  What This Is

•  Last October

September 2005

•  A note to myself from 15th September, 2004

August 2005

•  Eternal

July 2005

•  Donnersturm

June 2005

•  No Name #1 & #2

•  Schlecht seh ich aus?

May 2005

•  Cover Story

•  Tonight

April 2005

•  Meaty Santa

•  Scenes from a Supermarket

•  Fool

March 2005

•  Salamander

•  Secret Recipe

February 2005

•  Second Chances for Beginners

•  Living A Good Life?

•  My Favourite Mistake

January 2005

•  Living in the Past

December 2004

•  Live and Dance With You

•  The Other Perfect Half

November 2004

•  It Doesn’t Hurt No More

•  Be My Witness

October 2004

•  Hallow

•  Those Days

•  Leaves

•  Evil. Rambles.

•  ICONurbation

•  You Can’t Wait

•  Is This Missing You?

September 2004

•  Letter

August 2004

•  I Will Not Fold

•  All That I Can’t Leave Behind

•  Dandruff

July 2004

•  I Feel Like A Cigarette

•  Couch

•  The Lost Boy

June 2004

•  The Old Man

May 2004

•  What Friends Are

•  Six Months Later

•  Damaged

•  Mercy

•  Box

•  Dragons

•  LifeJournal

April 2004

•  Lost

•  Shadows & Light

•  Answers

•  Kids

•  Blank

•  News

•  Toys

•  Twee

March 2004

•  Monk

•  Fallen

•  Mangoes

•  With A Little Help From My Friends

February 2004

•  Lost Days (Part II) : The Hours

•  Lost Days (Part I) : The Devil’s Hunger

•  Low Red Mood

•  Gold Dust Redux

•  The Unbearable Lightness of BEING HERE (Part II)

•  The Unbearable Lightness of BEING HERE (Part I)

January 2004

•  Missing

•  (In Lieu of An Actual Biography) Confessions of An Accomplished Failure Wishing to Seek An Alternative Career

December 2003

•  Hey You

•  Segmented Hearts

November 2003

•  Daniel

•  Freedom

•  Drama Queen

October 2003

•  Time

•  What Regrets?

•  Bookmarks

September 2003

•  The Sea and the Desert

•  Postcards from the Past

•  Recipe

•  Hydra

•  Heart

August 2003

•  Open the Door

•  Smell

•  Frogs

July 2003

•  See You

•  Apple

•  Those Who Eat Well

June 2003

•  Mare

•  Seek Me You Would Not

•  Tea

•  My Best Deceit

May 2003

•  Cat

•  Das Experiment

•  F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E.

April 2003

•  Frequently Unasked Questions

•  The Touch

•  Library

•  Story

March 2003

•  The Jejune Wake

•  Next to Never

•  Mysterious Girl

•  Alles Ist Besser

•  The Big P

•  SMSex

February 2003

•  A Pretty Girl is Like…

•  This, That and This

•  This Can’t Be True

•  A Model Monkey

•  Jackpot!

•  Troublemaker Her

•  Troublemaker Me

•  While You Were Sleeping

•  Clint Eastwood

•  Valentine’s Day is for Everyone

•  The Twelve Days of Chinese New Year

•  Scheiße

•  Till I Hear It From You

January 2003

•  The Friday Five

•  One Day till Chinese New Year…

•  Two Days till Chinese New Year…

•  Three Days till Chinese New Year…

•  Four Days till Chinese New Year

•  Five Days till Chinese New Year

•  Six Days till Chinese New Year

•  Seven Days till Chinese New Year

•  Eight Days till Chinese New Year…

•  Take a Taxi Ride

•  Nine Days till Chinese New Year

•  Ch-Ch-Chill

•  The Last Word on Cows

•  Deja Vanilla

•  He Sounds of Music

•  The Sky Lit Up

December 2002

•  Ten

•  Go-kekkon omedetou gozaimasu

•  Under My Bo Tree

•  O Joy

•  Jungle Horse River Espresso

•  Marmite Mistletoe Man

•  A Phantom in Milan

•  The Real Reason I Love Italians

•  Scene From A Computer Lab

•  And He Rehashes Past Events

•  And He Elucidates (Some Would Say He Blathers, But They Are Unkind)

•  Here, There and Everywhere

November 2002

•  Appels + Oranjes

•  Who The…?

•  The Clash of the Printers

•  And He’s Back To Being A Nerd

•  Gratitude

•  Survival Skills

•  Debatable

•  Cappucino-frapella-somethingamajic

•  Moving On… Again

•  All About the Apartment

•  Compromise

•  Uno vs. Uno, Part II

•  Neuropals

•  Uno vs Uno

•  A Few Good Managers

•  Never After

October 2002

•  The Only Thing Scary is the Weather

•  Thanks

•  Warum In Frankfurt?

•  Rathausgasse

•  Dynamite Dames

•  The Girl in a Yellow Dress

•  Last In Line

•  Life at the West End

•  London Bridge

•  Finn MacCool

•  Aye

•  The Kilts Don’t Come Off, Thankfully

•  What Is The Kingdom Of Darkness

•  Churchill’s Children

•  The Patron Saint of Absolute Chaos and Spontaneity

•  Trafalgar Square

•  Mojado

•  Amo A Gente

•  Vida Loca

•  Merde De Chien

•  Ici et là

•  Storie Brevi

•  Buoni Amici

September 2002

•  B O W I E

•  Lazy Sunday Afternoon

•  Touched By An Aneurysm

•  Before A Month of Solo Backpacking Around Europe…

•  Back in Munich

•  No News Is Still News

•  A Pinch Of Love

•  Tai Chi Family

•  Farewell Flashback

•  Today

•  Back From KL

•  Citysurfing

•  M/F

•  Smiling All The Time

•  Home, Finally!

August 2002

•  Bye-Bye

•  Everything I Forgot To Say

•  They All Look The Same To Me

•  Revolving

•  Surprise!

•  WetWetWet

•  SunSunSun

•  Fresh From Freiburg

•  Apples and Aniseed

•  RantRantRant

•  Still Truckin’

•  When I’m Not Asleep

•  Is That A Monkey On Your Back?

•  The Ninth Floor

•  Midget Elvis From Mars

•  Bestemmie

•  Veramente Felice

•  I Rituali Della Vita

•  La Sinistra É Sinistra

•  Fra La Stelle

•  Non Si Fa Distinzione Di Sesso

•  Italia Ancora

•  Leaving For Work

July 2002

•  The Last Day

•  Deconstructing Room 909

•  Pulse

•  FCKGW-RHQQ2-8TG6W-YXRKT-2B7Q6

•  An Orange Clockwork

•  A Year’s Best

•  She Just Loves To Laugh

•  I Bite Myself

•  Consider Yesterday

•  Elsewhere

•  Far Away

•  Return of the Bavarian Brothers

•  Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi O Fortuna

•  Redress for a Dream

•  O Woe Is Me

•  Nine

•  Partly Cloudy, Some Sun

•  One Helluva Great Weekend

•  Yes, I Really Am Happy

•  Miracles and Naughty Pictures

•  The Wise Men Once Sang

•  A Good Day

•  Cake Masala Therapy

•  Days Like These

•  You Will Never Leave Him

June 2002

•  Bourne & Gosford

•  Finale…

•  Asshole and Kemps

•  Kali Oreksi

•  All Apologies… Again

•  Under the Bridge

•  Rainbow!

•  Rain! O Glorious Rain!

•  The Great, Evil, All-Powerful One (or Marco to his friends) Speaketh

•  Deutschland 1, USA 0

•  The Heat

•  Marco Is Here

•  Coming Out

May 2002

•  Where in the World is Marco?

•  Hamburgers

•  What Cup?

•  Simple Doubts

•  We Had Some Dinners, Didn’t We?

•  The Days

•  Chips, Chocolate & CDs

•  Amsterdam

•  Unassuming Utrecht

•  I Need Mushrooms

•  Fever

•  Let Love Be Your Energy

•  Dancing

•  Marias Asiatische Feier

•  Redemption, Beautiful Darkness

•  Compagni di stanza

•  Grey Skies

•  Woody Allen, Young Girls and Tai-Chi

•  Maibaum

April 2002

•  My Dark Lady

•  Signs of Actual Readers

•  O Sunny Day

•  The Dude, Man

•  Clerks

•  Postcards from Mexico

•  Greeks and Chinese

•  Morning Jerks

•  A Girl Called Thursday

•  A Day Away

•  Return of the Danger-Sign Woman!

•  Salt

•  Bavarian Chinese Cuisine

•  Back in München

•  Final Destination Italy!

•  More of Italy!

•  We’re In Italy!

•  Green and Mean

•  Seven Months A Tirade

•  The Blahs

•  Hybrid Rainbow

•  I’ve Survived

March 2002

•  Losing Time

•  One Day

•  Divining Ms. Downey

•  Goodbyes

•  Lights Go Out

•  Graduation Day

•  Time Hanging Heavily On My Hands

•  MadMadMad

•  Prague, Part Six – Americanday

•  Prague, Part Five – Scenes

•  Shitty Salzburg

•  Prague, Part Four – Satyrday (or Japanese Schoolgirl Tourists)

•  Happy Criminals

•  Prague, Part Three – Charles Bridge

•  Kill The Dessert

•  The Last Supper

•  Prague, Part Two – A Rag Man

•  A World Without Vowels

•  Oya

•  Standards of Living

•  What Weekend?

•  Womensday

•  Prague, Part One – On Being A Tourist

February 2002

•  Praha Ho!

•  Glitter

•  All You Can Eat

•  Used Conditions

•  Crêpes and Cidre

•  “Today Has Been Completely Mad”

•  The Missing Mike: Found!

•  The Missing Mike

•  The Sweetest Girl

•  HateHateHate

•  Mike & Maria: Asian Adventurers!

•  Tori-tachi Ga Inai No

•  Fare Well, Bel

•  Year of the Horse

•  Heimweh

January 2002

•  Thoroughly Thought Through

•  Simple Things

•  Manuel’s 23rd Birthday

•  Open Your Eyes

•  Last Greeting

•  My 23rd Birthday

•  First Greeting

•  Love Song

•  Can’t Connect

•  Bliss

•  Sleepsleepsleep

•  Two Thousand Two

December 2001

•  Adam Kiss My Eve

•  Berlin, Finally

•  Leaving Las München

•  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

•  Christmas with Two Mikes

•  Kantonesisches Kochen

•  Ski Weekend at Kitzbühel

•  More than the Stars and the Sun

•  When He Came

•  Three Things

•  Promises

•  Life Is No IKEA

November 2001

•  Urbanbrokenheartache

•  Cantonese Thanksgiving

•  Outside, Quiet. Still.

•  Meet The Apartmentmates

•  Moving (Finally!)

•  A Room of My Own

•  Walks Away

•  Prone To Recursion

•  You Gotta Have Friends

•  Left and Right

•  Off and On

October 2001

•  The Great Escape

•  Marco’s Birthday

•  Yo-Yo

•  Never Ask The Lonely

•  Somewhere I Know You’ll Be Her

•  A.I. – Affection Inherent

•  Drawing Girls

•  Chillin’ with The Family

•  Sarah, Shannon and Shamrock

•  A Prost to the Oktoberfest

•  Country Road

September 2001

•  Where Is Trento?

•  The Climb

•  On Being a Tourguide

•  Not Tourists

•  Deutsche Bier

•  Dark Howl

•  International Cookout

•  A Perfect Afternoon

•  The Mad King’s Castle

•  Resolve

•  The Sound of Their Wings

•  Towers Fall

•  Be Boring!

•  Isar Hike

•  Museum der Phantasie

•  Mike’s Bike Tours

•  Neue Pinakothek

•  Freising

•  Brand New Day

•  Touchdown

•  Leaving

•  Last Orders