My lowly, worthless token of appreciation to my dissertation supervisor, a professor from Australia who is visiting me in Singapore. No, it's not a bribe(!) as what I drew is just lousy trash and it's worth nothing. Lol! Hahaha! The picture of plum blossoms symbolizes 'strength in adversity' because plum blossoms (the national flower of Republic of China) tend to blossom in harsh cold of winter, just before the beginning of spring (symbolized by the bird returning from the warmer south).
Mei Shao Yue 梅梢月 is the name of a guqin tune that Mr. Thompson (www.SilkQin.com) had taught me. haha