David Bowie has passed on

I grew up in the 1980s in Hong Kong when Cantopop (Cantonese pop songs) was the ‘in’ thing. Many Cantopop songs simply used popular song from the west and gave it a new life with Cantonese lyrics. This was a fast and economical way of acquiring a local following. David Bowie was an exceptional entertainer.…

Scaling a New Height

(This is the final part of my Bhutan series of blog posts – to read the earlier posts on Bhutan, click on the following – Healthy Food?, How about a Miracle?, How about that Nirvana?, No Newspapers??!!! and What’s Next?) Sightseeing has never been my cup of tea. As my peers know, I only travel…

What’s Next ?

(To read my earlier posts in the Bhutan series, click on Healthy Food?, How about a Miracle?, How about that Nirvana? and No Newspapers??!!!) We were all impressed by how well-spoken the Bhutanese people and guides were. They spoke fluent English so we could understand each other quite well. Over those few days in Bhutan,…

No Newspapers!!!???

(Click here to read the earlier posts in my Bhutan series – Healthy Food?, How about a Miracle? and How about that Nirvana?) Our travel companions gathered together for dinner that first night in Thimphu, Capital of Bhutan. We had a group from 18 different countries – Japanese, Europeans, one Hong Konger (not me!), many Americans…

How about that Nirvana?

(Click to read my earlier posts in the Bhutan series – Healthy Food? and How about a Miracle?) Moon and I had been looking forward to our Bhutan trip. I remember the first time I heard of this trip was at the first quarter of 2014. I knew nothing about the place except that some…