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Happy 2016

January 1st, 2016 · 4 Surrendered

That’s the end of 2015… A year gone by peacefully for me, thankful for that! I hope it will be the same in 2016 and better things to come not only for me but you too!


I didn’t travel to any overseas destination this year. By right, I should! Then again, not in the mood for it with the currency getting so much weaker. In fact, no idea where to go also. There’s no urge for it. Maybe this year… Maybe should go back to Adelaide for a visit hmmm… Or Go back to Busan for a visit too. Well… Don’t know yet. We’ll see where life takes me to.

I don’t do any resolutions as usual. Just went with the flow all these while. Maybe I need to rediscover myself like what I did 5 years back. It’s not that easy to do now due to some unforeseen circumstances. Then again… We’ll see…

What is there for me in 2016? Where should I be heading? Plans are some what planned, just need the correct timing to execute. This year for sure.


Left: 2016 Starbucks Planner, way too pretty to use. It says… Make Everything Bright, let’s make everything bright this year! Every page is different. However, no discount vouchers in it this time around, hmm…

Right: I think I have no fate with table calendar. Here’s the story:

Before Christmas, I managed to ask for some table calendars from a business associate. I kept one for myself in the drawer and gave the others out to colleagues. Two days before Christmas, I decided to take it out to have a look because it’s different from the usual table calendar. After inspecting it, I placed it in a box (supposed to be in the drawer). Before I knocked off, I saw there’s one in the box and decided to give it to another colleague of mine. All these while thinking that I have mine in the drawer.

On Christmas’ Eve, went for last minute Christmas gift shopping for a last minute event on Christmas Day. Saw many cute table calendars, so I bought one from Kaison at Viva City for gift exchange thinking that it will be very useful for working adults. Didn’t know that MPH was there too. Saw its colouring calendar and thought to myself, “Damn… If I knew MPH is here, I should just come here to buy this as gift”. I took a look at it and put it back because I’ve bought one already and I didn’t need one as I had one in the drawer.

After Christmas, went back to work. Wanted to check some 2016 dates and I couldn’t find it! Then I realized, I became a Santa before going off for Christmas holiday! I gave it away! How silly! *LOL* Oh well… Maybe it’s not meant to be.

Now here it is, I went online and look for printable ones to stick to my 2015 table calendar thinking of just recycling the old base, stick the black and white printouts on it. So I did… Guess what?!? I ended up colouring it yesterday after sitting there whole day trying to crack my head on plans for this year. Trying to get some inspirations out of it by colouring it with whatever stationery I found around the office. Almost coloured everything! *LOL*

There you go… My table calendar story to end the year and to start the year.

Have a blessed year ahead!

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4 surrendered so far ↓

  • 1 Biopolymath // Jan 1, 2016 at 11:01 am

    Hello Happy New Year to you!

  • 2 sweet surrender // Jan 1, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    Biopolymath, happy new year to you too!

  • 3 Ciana // Jan 2, 2016 at 3:58 pm

    Happy Belated New Year to you, Irene! Well, I know I’ve said this before, but if you ever visit Adelaide, I’d love to meet you in town. =)

    Me too; I’m intending to visit Taipei and Perth again but with the weak currency, I don’t think it can happen anytime soon. Sigh, can only pray that things will get better in 2016…

  • 4 sweet surrender // Jan 3, 2016 at 4:24 pm

    Ciana, happy belated new year to you! Sure, if I’m in town, I’ll let you know. Just hope 2016 the currency won’t be that weak anymore.

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