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A walk in the clouds

I have this Pierre Cardin shoes with a rubber soles, that can’t do shit to grip a wet and slippery floor. And it’s a rather brand new pair of shoes so I couldn’t bear to just not wear it as … Continue reading

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One on One-An Interview

I still keep this little black magazine commemorating the 15th Anniversary of Aikikai(Singapore) dated 18th September 1995, which i guess was about the time i started Aikido. This is an interview with Harry Sensei, typed out word for word, in true fidelity. … Continue reading

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Job left undone

We, the human race, are such irresponsible people. We came to this world with nothing on our back, crying and wailing for the whole world’s attention and when we die we left so much unfinished business behind without so much … Continue reading

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The sums of its parts

I was in the toilet when this occurs to me, (amongst other just as profound things). The theory of Gestalt is as stated ‘The whole is greater than the sum of the parts’. It is so idealistic in theory as … Continue reading

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L-O-V-E

It’s a mushy thing, isn’t it? especially for a Asian to talk about it, hell, a Chinese man, so say the least. i am no love expert. However as a practitioner of Aikido, which the first word has to do with ‘愛’. … Continue reading

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When in doubt, do it

I saw this in Paulo Coelho’s Facebook post yesterday and the words seem strange. I tried to make sense of it and i only understood it yesterday evening. You see, i wasn’t feeling quite well yesterday and was contemplating if … Continue reading

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Beginner’s mind;not!

Yesterday sensei was rather amused with our training and stopped us to explain a certain thing about the grades and how it should be seen. He remarked that we are already senior practitioners already and should behave like one. He … Continue reading

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