day 1874 – poke master

improvised poke bowl for family dinner limited to the ingredients readily available in the fridge. the main ingredients were salmon sashimi, beets corn, cilantro and some wasabi for the zing. it was really light, refreshing yet flavourful. i think my newfound favourite vegetable to be beets. i’ll try making more funky poke bowls next time and experiment with different ingredients

day 296 – meteor

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i just happen to be in the vicinity of richmond district tonight so we made a last minute decision to hang around iona beach in hopes of catching some meteor. unfortunately because of our spontaneous decision, we weren’t prepared for the cold so didn’t manage to stay long enough to catch any. next time we shall be more equipped and well prepared to stay longer and maybe even a dslr to go along with it

day 142 – christmas classic nunchucks

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as a typical christmas special on last week before holidays, spent some class time practicing and fine tuning some nunchucks tricks. smacked myself ample times but now that i got better control of it, find it pretty fun but still painful. now i feel hungry to learn cooler tricks and maybe even double nunchucks

day 94 – silver is not good enough

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so much complications and turn of events at this year’s master cup, threw me off completely. i did all that i could under such circumstance with last minute changes that forced me to compete with a different poomsae but no excuse, silver is just not good enough and not eager to add to my collection. the most important lesson i learned today from my grandmaster is i must be ready to perform anything top notch at any point in time

day 81 – surprise surprise

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with very short notice on this award, just had to wing the performance today. luckily i did not embarrass myself in front of all my students, parents, instructors and grandmaster and others in attendance of the promotion test. thinking back, at times when i could have and should have worked harder