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The Wall

    Hard and cold a solid fortification Proud and bold a peaceful demolition The Iron Curtain that split The East and The West The country’s burden a never-ending identity quest You thought a wall could suppress a desire for … Continue reading

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It’s a matter of time

At the unexpected moment our eyes met we failed to talk a second expanded into eternity I heard a sound in the empty-air tick-tock tick-tock our hearts beat accordingly I watched the movement of your lips mumbling rambling words with … Continue reading

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Our gracious neighbour

After a short peaceful cruise across Lake Manapouri, the boat slowly approached the shore of West Arm, trying its best to minimize the disturbance to the serenity embraced by the surrounding mountains. As the boat came to a standstill, the … Continue reading

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So close and yet so far

A few weeks ago, while jogging through a park, from afar I saw a young couple standing apart staring out at the lake under the setting sun. They seemed so close and yet so far from each other as if … Continue reading

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The rebel who loved trees…part 1

There were two powerful men in history who had made tremendous impacts on the world, Germany in particular. One is the most hated, the other is still being admired even after 500 years has passed. Escaping from the city filled … Continue reading

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The mountains have called on me… part 1

It all began with an IMAX film which I saw in 2012… After a brief moment of darkness, the scene of a mountain top poking through a sea of clouds gradually emerged on the massive screen in front of the … Continue reading

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Maastricht, the Netherlands

Travelling through the cities of France and Belgium, made a brief stop at Brussels, the train finally reached its destination – Maastricht, a quiet city with a rich history, and the birthplace of the European Union.   While on a … Continue reading

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