Reading Time: 7 minutes Hey guys! How’s it all going? Brrrr it’s so very, very wet and cold here in Old Sydney Town, you’d be forgiven to think that winter is coming with the freezing rain and icy winds. Man, I wish I was back in China! Unfortunately I am back, but not in China … More Back at work I had a Light Bulb Moment, well Two Really…
Reading time: 5 minutes Whew, we are back boys and girls! Back from where? Well, China of course! Been a pretty epic trip this time, as chronicled in the last two posts (here and here). Although we spent the majority of the time in Beijing, we were pretty lucky (or unlucky) to experience Golden Week. … More Chinese Golden Week
Reading time: 6 minutes “Halt!” Shouted the voice outside the barracks. I turned, to come face to face into the glaring eyes of a soldier on duty. “What’s wrong?” I enquired with a quizzical look. ”Show me your phone”. I looked around, there were now FOUR soldiers in a semi-circle facing me. Without further protest, … More 4 Things to Know in Beijing (and My Brush with the Authorities)
Reading time: 3 minutes Yes, that’s right party people, The Frugal Samurai is reporting back behind the Great Firewall! Ahh Beijing, how I have missed you! It’s gonna be great to spend a couple of weeks with the extended family and friends, can’t wait to catch up with them all! MrsFrugalSamurai is joining me for … More CHINA!
Reading Time: 13 minutes OK guys, we are BACK! Who’s excited?!!! I know I am, let’s DO THIS. Do what you ask? Finish off the last post (read here), which was the first part of the response to my schoolmate DP ‘s question: Knowing everything you do now, what path would you tell your 15 … More What Path Would You Tell Your 15 Year Old Self To Go Down (Part 2)
Reading Time: 13 minutes What’s up guys and gals! How’s everyone’s weekend coming along? SPRING is finally here for reals – WOOP WOOP! For those of us who are a bit pooped out from all that glorious sunshine and outdoor activities, what better way to unwind than to sit back and relax for another rendition … More What Path Would You Tell Your 15 Year Old Self To Go Down (Part 1)
Reading Time: 4 minutes Hi guys! How are we all going? Been a full on week so far – spent the last couple of days out with some clients in the Greater Western Sydney areas. They were showing me their development and residential building sites all across the Western corridor. Currently there’s nothing there except … More Latest CoreLogic (RP Data) Property Report and What Does it Mean?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Howdy there fella! Whatcha up to? Stopping by for the latest fix of TheFrugalSamurai? I don’t blame ya! But bear with me a little please, it’s the morning after of the buck’s party for my friend Bubu. Mind you, after the passing of my Grandma recently, I wasn’t quite in the mood … More Is the Trillion Dollar Company Here to Stay?
Reading Time: 5 minutes RIP Grandma. Early yesterday morning, the beloved mother of my mother slipped peacefully into the next life. She was surrounded by her loved ones and in a way, I am glad that my mother was able to rush back home from overseas, to share in her last moments. I think as … More 4 Things My Late Grandma Taught Me (RIP)
Reading Time: 4 minutes Hai Guyz! How’d your weekend go? Did you spend it with Dad (or at least share a moment with him)? MrsFrugalSamurai and I certainly did, having dinner with our respective parents as they regaled us with stories from the old country. I’ve heard many of those stories before of course – … More Father’s Day Special