Archive for January, 2018

I demanded an apology from someone yesterday, someone I had not directly confronted for a good 10 years or so.

I don't think I will ever get it but I stood up for myself and that's what's important for me.

At the end of the day, I do a lot of stuff because to me that's what's right. So it doesn't matter what happens in the end so long as I can put my hand on my heart and say I did the right thing.

My agenda is just as important as the next person's.

You know what's wrong with long distance relationships?

Everything said is lost in transmission.

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While I was waiting outside Chambers yesterday morning for my opponent who was at that point about 15 minutes late for hearing, the judge came out and said to me –

"Ms L! Where is Mr Y? Can you call him and find him! You shouldn't be sitting here waiting for him! 15 minutes is the duration of at least 4 Chopin Nocturnes!"


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It's been crazy. I'm not sure I can ever tell this story from start to end in a consistently clear narrative.

No matter how it all pans out, in the vestiges will be the memory of torrential rain, blue eyes, orange lights, laughs and the taste of yuzu.

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Lazy lazy Sunday.


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Saturdays are for cuddles and books.

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9am meetings are yyyyaaaaawwwnnnnn….

Litigators are superstitious –

"You know why we won? K and I colour coordinated our ties!"
"So you are the far more aesthetically pleasing litigation team? Okay…."

"We need to recreate this the next round. Remind me to have vegetarian beehoon for breakfast the next time we have a trial."

To Trainee J: "You are not allowed to quit! We've been doing unbelievably well since you arrived!"

I really need to let meetings that make me feel small and insignificant slide.

It hit me so bad that I started wondering whether I had PMS (I don't) and I took so long to get back into a normal frame of mind so that I can continue working that I am now behind in work again.

Ugh. This is frustrating as hell.

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This morning –

"Now that my table is clean, I don't have mood to work coz I think it's all done. I need to find the optimum number of stacks on my desk such that I don't feel stressed out but compelled to work."

"You can think of it as a scientific experiment. How to social engineer productivity with the optimum amount of clutter."

When I came back from court this afternoon:


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