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Five Years Later

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Well, the last time I wrote in this blog was when I was just starting my new business, Best Events in 2008. As you can imagine, lots has happened since then!

I'm still the proud owner of Best Events, a boutique event planning company in Malaysia. The past two years I tried my hand in a few business ventures in the form of a Pet Shop (which I was hoping to help me set up a cat hotel) and an online baby clothings company (both with partners) which, unfortunately, didn't work out.

So I feel that I should stick with what I know best- planning events and writing in my free time.

What has happened in the past few years? I'm still married, have with two cats, who I nicknamed Agent S and Agent L for my pet blog, petsinblack.blogspot.com, and I've been lucky to be able to travel with hubby at least once a year. We live in the same condominium with a fantastic view of the city and I've still not used the gym or pool more than 2 times since we mo…

Cowboy and Wills by Monica Holloway

I just finished reading "Cowboy and Wills" written by Monica Holloway, the mum of a brilliant three-year-old son, Wills, who was diagnosed with having autism spectrum disorder. I found the book among piles of books at the Big Bad Wolf sale recently and was drawn by Wills sparkling blue eyes smiling at the camera with a golden retriever next to him. I usually try to avoid books and movies that involve animals as they are sure to make me cry. Needless to say, I bawled my eyes out over this book.

The books starts off with Will's mum trying to accept the devastating news that there was indeed something special about her son. So to make herself (and Will) feel better, they make their way to a pet store to buy an aquarium. And this was the first of many trips to come. Not surprisingly, their garden becomes a mini-zoo consisting of gerbils, hamsters, rabbits, and even a turtle.

But while Wills diligently tends to the growing menagerie, what he really wants is a puppy. And one Chr…