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Latest reads

  I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that two Connelly books and Kevin Kwan’s China Rich Girlfriend comprise my new reading list. ‘Three books in less than a month’, I proclaimed. Since then I’ve been devouring Kwan’s latest, Rich … Continue reading

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Crazy Rich Asians book review

  Hailed as an exercise in inclusion, the movie counterpart of Crazy Rich is winning over critics and audiences alike. With an all-Asian cast, this hadn’t happened in decades of Hollywood productions. Despite the film’s relevance, I am going to … Continue reading

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Midyear reading list

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  Since my last inventory in May, I’ve devoured a further four books in three month’s time. Not bad, but this used to be my haul for a month – another lifetime ago. As you would see, I’ve been reading … Continue reading

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10 things in 10 years

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What did you want in 2008? If this were a bank ad, a cute little kiddo would answer, ‘A bike with pedals!’ When asked about what we really want, we’d all be stumped. No matter how much you maximise the … Continue reading

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The second-half storm

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Brothas and sisters, the end is near: the end of financial year, that is. This means claiming back part of your taxes, midyear sales, and shopping sprees. ‘Everything must go’ is a popular slogan at the midway point. Regardless, too … Continue reading

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