Monday, July 25, 2011

Dating in the Muslim World

Illustration by cheerfulnuts

I’ve read an article from Time magazine entitled In Pursuit of Romance. It was an eye-opening piece of writing. You can read the article here:

Basically, the article is about dating in Saudi Arabia. Men and women rarely mingle in public places. Most often, men and women are segregated in weddings, churches, or schools. That is why looking for a partner could be very difficult.

Monday, July 18, 2011

A Very Old Chinese Song

I was just doing some work on my laptop while my mother was watching TV in the same room when I suddenly heard some women from a variety show singing a familiar song I so often heard during my childhood years. Although the women couldn’t carry the tune so well, I got nostalgic by hearing the songs. I got curious and searched the title on Youtube. I found the name of the original singer.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Traffic Exchange Website

Soon after I started writing online, I discovered a traffic exchange website through my fellow writer and sister. The website is called Traffup. All you have to do is to register and post a maximum of 10 links to your articles and assign points to each article. The system is like this: each time you view another person’s website through Traffup, you earn points.