Category: Memories of Love

March 20, 2017

Stepping Out of the Shadows

This entry was originally posted as a Note on Facebook on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017. ( Hi Fredrik. Let’s date while waiting for a meeting. 😆 Damn, wrong bookmark! #bibliophile #malaysianbibliophile A post shared by Aldric Tinker Toyad (@a.tinkertoyad) on Feb 14, 2017 at 2:09am PST While waiting for my 7pm meeting today, I revisited the first few chapters of Fredrik Eklund’s book, The Sell. Who is […]

October 1, 2016

On a Two-Way Street…

Communications. Human behaviour. Emotions. Beliefs. These are facets of humankind which fascinates me. In almost 30 years, I’ve had the privilege of experiencing joy, anger, sadness, remorse, hate, love, and other feelings. However in 2008, my feelings betrayed me. The disastrous first relationship robbed me of what I could have. For years since August 31st, 2008, I’ve looked back and questioned myself: Am I good enough? Seeing […]

January 18, 2016

Approaching the 3rd Decade

2016 is finally here. In under 10 months, I’ll be celebrating my 30th birthday. Age is just a number. But it is also an accumulation of experience, knowledge, skills, and – above all – wisdom. The 20s has been a soul-searching decade for me. We’ve endured so many ups and downs. Each moment contributes to how I see the world around me. Journey through my 20s […]

June 27, 2015

Keeping a Bond Alive

It has been bugging me in the past few months. More so these last couple of days. Our interactions have a regular pattern: we set our eyes on each other. Enjoy each others’ company for a bit. Catch up on trivial stuff and… Talk about business. And then we start arguing. The silent treatment ensues. Either of us would try to fix things after a […]

December 18, 2013

An Advent in a New Season

While I was with St. Columba’s Parish, Miri, Advent was the season people got excited over. Did you know that entering Advent means entering a new Liturgical/Church Calendar? After Advent comes Christmas – both day and season. But Advent or no Advent, life goes on for us. Some times in Advent we see people who lost their loved ones. Naturally, the family would make the […]