walking home

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Mostly I drive to get from one place to another, otherwise I take a taxi. After a meeting on Friday, I drove home. When the car was squarely parked in the basement, I sat there for a few minutes, listening to the radio playing Faye Wong. I decided I did not want to go home yet.

I drove out again, aimlessly.

I parked at the corner of some black building not too far from where I lived, sat there again, and listened to the radio. Eventually, I decided to go and walk around, as I had not been in that compound shopping mall before. I bought some grapes and kiwis, put them in the car, and wandered again.

I ended up at a small Japanese restaurant. I ordered what I wanted to see, and a glass of brown sugar plum wine.

My mind was blank, my heart numb, and soul bleary. Keep Reading…

about Noch Noch

Enoch Li, (pen name: Noch Noch) was born and raised in Hong Kong and Australia. She has also studied / worked / lived in the US, France, UK, Japan, The Netherlands, China, and has travelled to more than 40 countries. She loves travelling and her curiosity in foreign cultures and languages has led her to enjoy her life as an international executive in the banking & finance industry. However, she was forced to take time off work in 2010 due to her illnesses and after spending time in recovery, cooking, practising Chinese calligraphy, reading and writing – in short, learning to take care of herself and letting out the residual work stress, she has transitioned into a Social Entrepreneur and founded BEARAPY to help corporates make workplaces mentally healthy, and support executives to become more resilient.