Old Man Kim Teaches Me Martial Arts

Old man Kim looks like one of those harmless looking yet fit and nimble grandpas you see in asian movies. He's quite a regular at the gym I go to. Before today, our only interaction was when he gave me the thumbs up for doing a round horse kick on the boxing bag in the … Continue reading Old Man Kim Teaches Me Martial Arts

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Onion grass and Urban foraging weeds for your salad!

  Have you heard of “Onion Grass”? 🌱 It’s actually like grass that tastes and smells like sweet onion! Their white flowers are blooming everywhere here in the beautiful New Zealand spring landscape! There is no feeling that compares to the simple joys of picking some fresh veggies straight from the soil, taking it home, … Continue reading Onion grass and Urban foraging weeds for your salad!

What happens to your waste?

Question: where does your waste go? 🗑 Does it end up in a pile, on a landfill in some other country, becoming someone else’s problem? Last night the @theorganicmc hosted another #ommovienight featuring the acclaimed documentary “Living the Change” about New Zealanders making a difference through the sustainable business or lives they lead. 🎥 Here's … Continue reading What happens to your waste?

What makes a man?

After a relaxing hour at the beach today, for some strange reason this question popped into my mind. How would you measure yourself? Some people see their worth in terms of material wealth. Others in their own definitions of success. Others still in their achievements or legacy that they leave behind. Then I wondered, how … Continue reading What makes a man?

Healthy Snack: Korean Rice Cake “Muesli”

  You gotta hand it to the Koreans to come up with something like this! I'd been holding back the temptation to get a treat for myself for the past few days but when I saw this I just could not resist. 😋 It was a sticky but delectable blend of glutinous rice, beans, nuts, seeds, … Continue reading Healthy Snack: Korean Rice Cake “Muesli”

Butterfly Messages from Heaven and Incidentally ‘Fishing’ with my Hands!

Have you ever had the feeling that certain chance occurrences or encounters with animals might mean something? Like they were delivering some message to you? This happened to me today with butterflies. More specifically, white butterflies. At least 5 of them 'visited' me today. I use this term 'visit' because for some strange reason, I … Continue reading Butterfly Messages from Heaven and Incidentally ‘Fishing’ with my Hands!

Fruit and the Human Brain

Recently I've been on a roll of watching Ted talks on YouTube. This started because I wanted to maximize the 2 hours or more time I spend almost everyday in the kitchen cooking 😅 And because I've started going Vegan quite recently too, I've been fascinated by the talks related to veganism and our health and … Continue reading Fruit and the Human Brain