On Marriage 2

This is another story about marriage. Werther Armand’s puzzle regarding marriage was exaggerated by his mother, who had revealed him the boundaries of his metaphor previously. As a young man without any driving knowledge and thus unable to argue with Lady Macbeth, Werther Armand immediately registered for a driving course to find out more what … Continue reading

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On Writing

This is a story about writing. (A tribute to all writers and bloggers) At the end of every school year, teachers from kindergarten to high school love to conclude their teaching by asking students to write about their future: “Well, my lovely class, this week’s composition topic is—My Dream. Please write at least 400 words … Continue reading

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On Paris 2

This is another story about Paris. (In memory of my early twenties’ first visit) Werther Armand always had a fever for Paris because many of his favourite writers had more or less lived in this capital of romance. He loved to read and imagine about Paris, about its romance, about its glamour, everything about Paris. … Continue reading

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On Coincidence

This is a story about coincidence. As always a devoted fan of American superheroes, Werther Armand would imagine himself in Ironman’s suit or Batman’s helicopter to save the beautiful but vulnerable heroines, got acclaim from the public, holding Scarlett Johansson’s waist on one arm and Rachel McAdams’ shoulder on the other. He wanted to enjoy … Continue reading

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On Marriage

This is a story about marriage. The innocent love between Sir Jean Paul Macbeth and Lady Constance Macbeth soon deteriorated dramatically upon their arrival in Hong Kong. In a society that looked down upon new Chinese immigrants, the couple had to work extra hard for a living. Naturally, one thing must be sacrificed for another. … Continue reading

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On Memory 3

There is one more story about memory. A considerable period of time has passed since Werther Armand retrieved memory from his own brain. As a result of the technology advancement, storing and retrieving precious pictures, videos and messages on one’s computer or facebook account would naturally be more precise and efficient. Nowadays, people need not … Continue reading

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On Hello and Good-bye

This is a story about good-bye, which should have been published some time ago. In the 1970s, Lady Constance Macbeth and Sir Jean-Paul Macbeth were one of the many Chinese couples living in some rural village of mainland China suffering the disastrous Cultural Revolution. As one of the very few literate and relatively educated people in … Continue reading

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On Student Life in France 2

This is another story about student life in France. Hong Kong people of my generation should normally have experienced two public examinations prior to their (overseas) tertiary education or career journey. I believe that the following phrase should be quite familiar among us: Some senior/university students/ freshmen in the workplace, “your student life is so nice, it … Continue reading

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On Student Life in France

This is a story about the student life in France I’ve written to Campus France Hong Kong a year ago. Here we go! March, 2011 To begin my story with the beginning of my background, I was born, raised and educated in Hong Kong with limited overseas experience prior to my present sojourn. I believe … Continue reading

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On the Chinese man’s second disappearance

This is a short story about the Chinese man’s second disappearance. Werther Armand does not begin something just to forget it. He is coming back from a long and in-depth mind trip for some time. The Chinese man’s romance continues.  This show will rock better. Bye for now, see you very soon in the next … Continue reading

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