Thursday, May 6, 2010
Friday shootout: Mothers' day special
After a long hike in a hot humid Borneo jungle, an ice cold can of sprite is heavenly to touch, says Sam.
Whose hand can be tougher than mine? asks the seller of Durian, the king of fruits which is hard and prickly like a hedgehog.
This satin sheet is so smooth to touch and it is better when it's sun dried and wind blown.
Sam love tomatoes. Here he just harvested little tomatoes from our one and only plant.
My brothers loved flying kites. I guess they would give anything now to touch the strings and fly kites like they did once upon a time.
The cousins live in Singapore and Australia, once every few years, they visit. Here they are playing a touching game.
This is not what I like to touch, Thomas tells me that it is OK to touch the mouse.
Here's Olivia and Thomas. My daughter G and Sam had done it before, so did I. We inheritted the Amazonian women's genes from our Hakka mum and Grandma.
At the Polar bear enclosure, the kids were touching the cool glass.
May 7 - Mother's day special - Things I like to touch - by Butler and Bagman
Mark of Butler and Bagman suggested this weeks topic ‘things I like to touch’
I can’t do justice to the topic that he would have, knowing exactly what he had on his mind when he sent the topic suggestion our way but here goes my take on it.
“While your other four senses (sight, hearing, smell, and taste) are located in specific parts of the body, your sense of touch is found all over…. The most sensitive areas of your body are your hands, lips, face, neck, tongue, fingertips and feet”
I read somewhere that the sense of touch is the only sense that helps us define the world around us. Not only do we have a physical sense of touch, we also have emotional, memory, and communication connections that keep us in touch with our world.
This morning I went to Tutti-frutti supermarket and realized I use sight and smell to know if the fruits are fresh but the most important, I used my finger tips to test if they were at their peak of ripeness.
This week with this topic I hope to see a return of many of our group and to see many different interpretations of ‘things I like to touch’ in our towns (in our world)
My family is very brave, and what they like is to touch not be what you like to touch. The photos are are nieces and nephews. Olivia, Lincoln and Thomas have a pet snake. Definitely not for the faint hearted to touch.