The Waving Cat 2.0

When I still lived in the Philippines, we lived in a house with my Lola (granny) and my Tita (Aunt) and the house helpers. Me and my sister, Vanessa used to have a room full of toys. Dolls, cars, a kite, Legos and all those tiny things that my Tita wanted to throw away but we secretly hid. But the toy we loved playing with the most was a waving lucky cat sat on the top shelf on the mantlepiece.

Vanessa and I would climb the large sofa and balance on the top, on our tiptoes watching the lucky cat wave one arm. We would hold onto it and see what would happen if the cat couldn’t wave anymore (clearly, we were devil children lol). Anyways long story short, after 4 months of torture the arm broke off and no amount of tape or hot glue can fix it. That’s where the Lucky Waving Cat 2.0 came a month later. We didn’t touch it again (because we were scared on being told off) but there was always something special I found when I see those waving cats in shop windows or in other people’s homes. I’m not superstitious or anything but a part of me wanted to believe that those cats really brought you good luck cause damn I could use some dusting of luck now and again!

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Time for a Holiday

My one week off begins today. I am so glad I get to rest with my family for a week as it is the half term. I am looking forward to getting back to writing posts for the blog and cleaning the house. It has definitely been put on the back burner. I also hope to exercise this week because I haven’t been doing as much as I want to do especially with work. I am also looking forward to getting nearer to my one year anniversary for the blog. I am so grateful for all you guys and for all your views, likes, comments and follows. Here is to a great anniversary!

Peace and Love,

Trisha xox