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10 Things I Should Do During Ramadan

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Vanishing Families

I was at two funerals this past week – one was the mother of a previously close friend. The other was that of a previously-close relative. The demise of an elderly uncle or aunt is expected and honestly, not so … Continue reading

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Java Jazz 2017 (it ain’t over till we do the drum solo)

This is my third time attending this festival. The last time was last year when the big names included Sting, Hiatus Kaiyote, BadBadNotGood and Maliq & d’Essentials. This time around the stars are somewhat smaller. On Day 1 of the … Continue reading

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#Badbadnotgood in KL – not bad

  I saw Badbadnotgood at a small outdoor club in KL last night, with 2 of my kids who are huge fans. We first saw them earlier in March at Java Jazz, so I had some idea on what to expect. … Continue reading

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Be Happy. Now

Some of us think that we’ll be happy when we get rich. You might think that you’ll be happy when you lose a few more kilos or when you’re more toned. Or you’ll be happy when the kids leave the … Continue reading

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US Visa Interview

Originally posted on noshapls:
I’ve been so anxious about my US visa interview for weeks and it turned out to be okay! It was much simpler than I thought. First, I had to queue up outside the embassy which is…

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Merdeka lah

Malaysia This country is not perfect Our politicians are not Our planes sometimes fall off the sky The weather’s humid, and now the haze is coming back Groceries are getting expensive And we could go on and on, complaining, bitching … Continue reading

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