Monthly Archives: March 2011

Putting “Through Thick and Thin” to the Test

A heartwarming tale or two of survival in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds often warm our hearts and brighten our days. Although the recent surge in natural disasters has put a damper on the mood of the world somewhat, … Continue reading

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“And They Lived Happily Ever After!”

A royal wedding often conjures up the image of a lavish feast taking place at the end of a children’s fairytale – where the prince and princess wed each other in an elaborate ceremony that is celebrated by the entire … Continue reading

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On Why I Feel Dowries And Bride Prices Should Be Done Away With

On a home movie viewing session with my friends the other day, I gaped at a scene where a forlorn and impoverished woman could not marry because the groom’s family had demanded a car as dowry. More towards reality, I … Continue reading

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The Chinese Wedding Tea Ceremony

An elderly couple take their seats, and a younger couple kneel before them. A tray is presented, two small cups of tea on top. The younger man takes a cup and offers it to the elderly man first, then the … Continue reading

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