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  • Writer's picturePeter K F Cheung SBS

My Schedule


  1. FADE IN


  2. Act 1


  3. INT. LIVING ROOM - 01:30


  4. Mobile in hand, PETER hears his WIFE talking to him.


  5. WIFE: I've just sent you my draft for your comment.


  6. Nodding, Peter reads a lengthy draft on screen.


  7. PETER: I've read it. It's good. But you need to give better particulars on an issue...


  8. WIFE: I've thought about that issue...


  9. PETER: I'm too tired to perfect the draft now...


  10. WIFE: It can wait...


  11. PETER: Good.


  12. Rubbing his eyes, Peter goes to the bedroom.


  13. Act 2


  14. INT. DINING ROOM - 08:15


  15. Having breakfast with KAJI, the family pet, Peter practises Korean via the Duolingo App.


  16. PETER (V.O.): The online exercises are too simple.


  17. Practising.


  18. PETER (V.O) (Cont'd): I'm falling behind in my weekly evening classes on Korean at SPACE, HKU.


  19. INT. STUDY - 08:30


  20. Opening a textbook on Korean and listening to Korean from HKUSPACESOUL, Peter recites some words and phrases in Korean.

  21. PETER (V.O): I've to satisfy myself reasonably before recording my oral assignments.


  22. Practising.


  23. PETER (V.O) (Cont'd): I aim to submit them to the teacher before my 10:30 meeting.


  24. Practising.


  25. PETER (V.O) (Cont'd): Let me do it one by one.


  26. Later, we see Peter recording his oral assignments and sending them.


  27. PETER (V.O) (Cont'd): Done!, I can now focus on the meeting.


  28. At 10:20, Peter joins a meeting via Zoom.

  29. PETER (V.O) (Cont'd): I can't attend in person at Clearwater Bay as I've a 12:30 lunch appointment in TST.


  30. We see and hear Peter asking for the floor and making a substantive intervention.


  31. INT. LIVING ROOM - 11:30


  32. Appearing, Peter sees his wife researching with her laptop.


  33. WIFE (to Peter): I'm exploring if there're alternative parking facilities at Airport Terminal One.


  34. Peter then sees their elder DAUGHTER with her baggage.

  35. PETER: I've to go now. Mom will drive you to the Airport. Take good care of yourself!


  36. DAUGHTER: Yes, see you in November in Seoul and Busan.


  37. Peter leaves first.


  38. PETER (V.O): In order to engage with old friends, I attended only part of the meeting via Zoom and would miss seeing my daughter off at the Airport.


  39. INT. THE STARVIEW, THE ONE - 12:20


  40. Appearing, Peter observes the stylish restaurant.


  41. PETER (V.O): I came here once, attending a wedding banquet during Covid...


  42. Having greeted old FRIENDS#1-3, Peter greets FRIENDS#4-9 as they join.


  43. FRIENDS: Wonderful, 10 of us who went to Tsinghua U in 1996 are here. Are we all good?


  44. PETER: Those can make it here can't be bad.


  45. FRIENDS: Yes, we can still move about.


  46. Catching up, they chat and chat.


  47. EXT. BUS - 16:00

  48. Sitting in the upper deck, Peter is in thoughts.


  49. PETER (V.O): I'd better cook up the theme of my daily creative screenplay now... My wife and I have to attend a 3-hour Korean class from 18:45 tonight.


  50. Thinking.


  51. PETER (V.O) (Cont'd): And tomorrow morning, I've to deliver a speech for an occasion...


  52. Act 3


  53. INT. LIVING ROOM - 17:45


  54. Peter inserts an AI drawing entitled "My Schedule ..." to a draft.


  55. PETER (V.O): Schedules are meant to help, not hinder.


  56. We hear Peter's wife practising Korean seriously.


  57. PETER (V.O) (Cont'd): I juggle aspects of my daily routines that impact on my life targets, creating my schedule with my lifestyle in mind.


  58. Reflecting.


  59. PETER (V.O) (Cont'd): I'm resilient, I treasure relationships, and I do it my way.


  60. FADE OUT


  61. THE END


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