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Another December

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And now we’re expecting Christmas again!

Yup, I don’t celebrate Christmas but I’m truly joyful for people’s happiness. I’m happy to see people happy for holiday, warmth of the family, pretty glittery trees, thoughtful gifts, good cakes and cookies and the big sale and many many other reasons. I’m truly happy to see my relatives and friends happy to celebrate Christmas either religiously or culturally. December really should be about being jolly, about ending a year gratefully and feeling in peace! :)

These are photos from last year when I spent Christmas holiday doing solo Oz trip. I took these two in Melbourne. I remembered that I met Daniel ‘Qronoz’, Erik, and Yulia there, strolling around the super well-planned blocks of Melbourne City Center talking about an adventurous life abroad.

Then I hopped to Sydney, meeting Beya and went to Bondi Beach enjoying rain and trying hard not to look awkwardly at those guys with beach wear and Santa hats. I met Elaine whom I really enjoyed talk with, that I still keep in touch with her and promise that I’ll tell her when I’m going to Singapore again.

Funny that time can be felt so fast yet so slow at the same time.

Well, last year I made a playlist for a trip company with non-religious Christmas songs and ‘All That I Want’ by The Weepies is my personal favorite :)

The Weepies – All That I Want

Out in the harbor
The ships come in, it’s Christmastime
The kids all holler carols ‘cross the water
Stars that shine

All that I want, all that I want

Above the rooftops
The full moon dips its golden spoon
I wait on clip-clops, deer might fly
Why not? I met you

All that I want, all that I want

And when the night is falling
Down the sky at midnight
Another year is stalling
Far away a good bye, good night

All that I want., all that I want, all that I want

So small a turning
The world grows older every day
An ache, a yearning
Soften when I hear you say

All that I want, all that I want

And when the cold wind’s blowing
Snow drifts through the pine trees
In houses lights are glowing
Likewise in your eyes that find me here

With all that I want.

Out in the harbor
The ships come in, it’s Christmastime
It’s Christmastime
It’s Christmastime.

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