Buried in Writing

I suppose it’s ironic that November is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and I’ve been writing and writing like crazy. Except nothing ends up on the blog because it’s all been for assignments! As interesting as my assignments have been, I missed writing for the sake of writing. Just me in the quiet of the morning with my coffee and my thoughts unspooling on the keyboard.

Last night, I put the finishing touches to my final assignment! That moment when I hit the final ‘Save’ felt like a treat-myself-to-a-chocolate-lasagna moment. Of course there wasn’t any at hand but one can dream. I’m now 90% done with my Diploma in TESOL. In the next couple of weeks I’ll be doing my practicals and then ta-daa! If you’re wondering what kind of diploma can be completed in 2 months and want to do the same, drop me a message 🙂

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Jingle Bells…

December is almost here. My favourite month. But it’s also going to be a busy month. Preparing to move back to Bintulu (force/plead/threaten contractors to finish up the house), IKEA shopping, Christmas prep, unpacking, last flurry of catching up with friends before I leave KL… oh and you know, that little thing called mommyhood.

I still remember landing in Narita Airport on Jan 2nd 2016, in the dead of winter and thinking of the year stretching out ahead of me, wondering what was in store for me. Then, just like the end of every year, I think the same thing – how did I reach here so quickly? But I’m glad that this year I have this blog to capture moments that otherwise would have been lost with time.

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  15 comments for “Buried in Writing

  1. November 23, 2016 at 11:34 am

    first time here, and I saw your about me.
    You have a mole? my mom too but she has it removed, it was near her nose.
    no worry about your writing just write when you are free 😀

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    • marilynwrites
      November 23, 2016 at 3:41 pm

      Near the nose sexy right… like cindy crawford… hehe…
      thanks for stopping by!

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  2. Chuojashni Subramaniam
    November 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    I know how it feels to not to be able to write for the sake of writing. I enjoy reading your stuff. Looking forward for more.

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    • marilynwrites
      November 23, 2016 at 3:43 pm

      I enjoyed reading your blog too. It was a breath of fresh air compared to the usual product reviews and promos 🙂

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  3. Fateen
    November 23, 2016 at 3:53 pm

    Congratulations on finishing your study and good luck in your practical! Hope you’ll enjoy Christmas and the rest of your holiday, don’t forget to take a break 🙂

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  4. November 24, 2016 at 12:14 am

    Time passes by so quickly, it’s crazy how it’s already the end of the year! Hope the move goes well!

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  5. blair villanueva
    November 24, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    Keep in writing and sharing your stories to the world!

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  6. Ivianat
    November 24, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Me too have been quite busy lately neglecting my blog. But I think we still have even more important things to attend to sometimes. No worries about the lack of updates. Just do when you got time 🙂

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  7. November 24, 2016 at 10:49 pm

    Agree with you! I started blogging 3 years ago! And I really enjoy writing and here I am now!

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  8. November 24, 2016 at 11:16 pm

    Blog indeed is a great way to log your feelings and precious moments. Glad that your diploma is completed now.

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  9. November 25, 2016 at 12:21 am

    Merry Christmas in advance! Time really flies!

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  10. November 25, 2016 at 1:23 pm

    Congratulation for finishing your study and good luck for your practical. your ” about me” is so sweet 🙂

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  11. November 26, 2016 at 8:40 am

    December is my favourite month too, fills with lots of love and joy 🙂

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  12. November 26, 2016 at 10:59 pm

    I love December too! After new position in work, I never been so busy in life before! =D

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  13. December 2, 2016 at 5:34 pm

    That is the most pleasant itme of rthe year. New Year tree, decorations, lights and hugs and kisses.

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