Monthly Archives: November 2012

Doing and the Doer

We are all super-empowered individuals. The Internet made sure of that. If there is anything we don’t know about, we ask the internet, or in my own colloquial terms, ‘Ask Ah-Goo’ (As in ask Google). There is simply nothing we … Continue reading

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No offdays

Garfield hate Mondays, just like many of us.  and when we reach TGIF, we all know what that means. We all also know what it means when the holidays are here, birthdays, anniversaries, and all those special days. Erm, wait… … Continue reading

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The Horizon

What is a horizon? The phenomenon of a horizon? Take a A4 size piece of paper, lay it flat on the table, there you have it, you see the paper, from end to end. Roll it up, now tell me, … Continue reading

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No-sense technique

Last Wednesday, we did a technique that seemingly doesn’t make sense. Cristian muttered to me, that this specific technique doesn’t make sense. Perhaps it seem too vulnerable, too unnecessary, too ‘extra’. I couldn’t make sense of what Harry sensei sometimes … Continue reading

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Stillness

Try, if you can, will yourself to stay still. for 10 seconds. You managed to achieve that? Well done! You’ve just lied to yourself! There is no way for us to stay still, not even when we are dead. You … Continue reading

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Like Wood

Ogla once made a remark about my stiff Karate Gi, ‘Feels like wood!’ I told her, ‘Cotton is from plant, plant is wood, Yes, My Gi is wood.’

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Lesson Time!

What time does your class starts? And ends? For mine, it should starts 7.30pm in the evening, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. My sensei teaches at National University of Singapore of Tuesdays, and is usually out-of-bounds to non-faculty practitioners. So we … Continue reading

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