Of lunches and love

“Special delivery!”


Jessica looked up from her file and saw her new colleague Ji-Eun standing at her door. She noticed Ji-Eun was holding a colourful plastic box in a clear plastic bag in her hand.


Ji-Eun set the box on Jessica’s table and stood there, waiting for Jessica to open the box.


“Thanks, you may go now,” Jessica said, returning to reading the documents in her file.


“Aren’t you going to open it now?” Ji-Eun asked excitedly. Her eyes were twinkling with curiosity and her hands were clasped in front of her chest.


Jessica raised her brow.

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The Saviour

“The next class is at Block C, level three,” I said to myself as I read the timetable while walking. It was the start of a new semester at school and I wasn’t sure of my timetable yet.

All of a sudden, someone bumped into me, sending the books in my left arm flying. That person merely said “sorry” and disappeared into the crowd in front of me. I let out a grunt and expected to pick up my books from the ground, hoping that no one else would step on them by accident. Instead, my books were handed to me in a neat stack.

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What is warmth in a relationship?

Warmth is receiving a text message from your loved one and it brightens your day

Jessica was twiddling her pen in her right hand before switching over to her left hand. She was in a very long meeting that involved the finance department going through the budget for each department in the company. It wasn’t her department’s turn yet and she was bored stiff listening to all the numbers the presenter was going through. A few of her colleagues were trying not to yawn while others were doodling on their notepads, pretending they were taking notes.

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