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It’s Just Business

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Upon arrival in the cold capital of China, Beijing, I couldn’t miss the huge cardboard with my name on it, spinning like a helicopter in the hands of the Chinese girl wearing a winter coat. Immediately going up to her and giving her my name card, she…Continue readingIt’s Just Business

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Random Mom

(Jesse whispered) ‘Wait wait.. ‘ Right outside the lift at the twenty-second storey of her block, she stopped Nicholas by his wrist and stayed very still, as if listening for anyone nearby. After a minute or so of silence, she led him up a flight of steps and dropped her handbag on the ground, before…Continue readingRandom Mom

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Unoccupation

At the end of the two-hour long, terrarium workshop, I had became good friends with Alicia, the other girl who came alone. For most of the whole session, we were the only two who did the activity without any friends like the rest of the group, in a way, forcing us to ‘team up’ to…Continue readingUnoccupation

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Rocking her Yacht

‘Sir, may I take your jacket and bag?’, the very young looking teen in a white t-shirt too long to see her bottoms took the belongings she asked for and walked me into the yacht, the first that was private to just one person. Through the decked out minimalistic white entertainment room, we passed the…Continue readingRocking her Yacht

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Visitor Pass

At 8am sharp, the doorbell rang to the ad-hoc housekeeper recommended by a good friend, James. As discussed, for the price of fifty dollars, she would clean the house for three hours, a deal I initially thought was too good to be true. That morning, James was there as well, accompanying her to my doorstep…Continue readingVisitor Pass