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November 2009

Childhood Memories: Part 16 – Great Groovy 1980s Music

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(One of the greatest female singer from the 1980s music arena – Madonna who still tops my playlist for 1908s songs. Image source:

I don’t why but I recall the good old 80’s as I sat in front of the laptop doing work and listening to A-Ha’s “Take on me”. That song and other songs in my collection bring back a sense of déjà-vu.

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Fantastic Trip to Iran 2009: Sorry, No Alcoholic Beers Here

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(It looks like beer, it smells like beer and the people are drinking as it is beer but certainly it is not beer. Great stuff from Holland!)

Iran, I guess is the second country that I have been to without any drop of cold beer. Brunei was the other country although I could have brought a crate of beer after declaring to the customs. Interestingly there are plenty of non-alcoholic drinks from local and European breweries to choose from here.

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NaNoWriMo 2009: Nearing 50,000 Words Closure

NaNoWriMo Words Writing Blogging

(There is a strange feeling when one is reaching the 50,000 words mark participating in the NaNoWriMo month. Image source:

I am sorry for not writing very regularly for the blog.

It is just that I have been busy with work and during the night and on the weekends, I have been “burning the midnight oil” on my novel for the NaNoWriMo 2009.… [Click to read the rest] “NaNoWriMo 2009: Nearing 50,000 Words Closure”