The Age of Public Shaming Has Arrived

I guess, Public Shaming is inevitable. With technology comes great accessibility. And it seems that with great accessibility comes zero accountability. I say this because the facts supporting public shaming are evident in every corner of the globe - be it a horrible first date, an overweight person, a cheating spouse, a fashionista's off day or a disgruntled ...

My City: Kuala Lumpur, My Country: Malaysia

Ever since I started blogging, I have been getting my small share of fan-mail. Some people mistook me for an Indonesian or Filipina. I am flattered :) However, just to set the record straight - I am Malaysian Chinese. And no, I am not Muslim. Yes, Malaysia is essentially a Muslim nation because the majority of the ...

This is YOUR LIFE

Yes, this is your life. So, take control. Take back your life. Allow me to share my 5 Golden Rules To Taking Back My Life   1) When you don't like something, change it BUT FIRST...start the change within... we begin with ourselves. No shame in admitting our flaws and weaknesses. No one came into this world, all ready and perfect. We are all ...

The New Look of the Blog

Hello everyone, Hope this post finds everyone well. I know there has been a lull for about a week or so. The blog was being upgraded. It has now been migrated to a self hosting server. Hence, there was a lot of work being done at the "back end". I sincerely thank everyone for their kind patience and understanding. I am eager ...

Third Guest Blog: Don’t Let The Bastards Bring You Down by Denmother

Hello everyone, it gives me great pleasure to introduce all of you to my  third Guest Blogger, Denmother, whose blog is as fascinating as her name. Denmother's blog can be found here. The blog's tagline is "Essays from the Cougar Den". What struck me about Denmother's blog was the writing style and sharp wit. And I ...

The Story of Monday and the rest of the Week

Because it is Monday, and I want to start the week right. Because Monday is the first day of the week, we get a chance to set the tone for the entire week. We also get to start afresh, so-to-speak. I know Monday is not everyone's favourite day of the week. It always come too soon and it ...

The Fascination with Breasts and Angelina Jolie

I'll begin with what inspired me to write about this...and I can assure you that it is not Angelina Jolie. Yes, she does deserve a lot of merit for being so public about her double mastectomy, and apparently, she will go on to remove her ovaries as well. It is not an easy choice to make, for ...

Second Guest Blogger: A Call to Arms by Dr. Hartini Zainudin

Hi, everyone! It is an honour for me to have Dr. Hartini Zainudin in the house, i.e. in my blog. She is my 2nd Guest Blogger. I first met Dr. Hartini in 2006 when I visited her children's center in Chow Kit. On that very day, I witnessed a different side of Kuala Lumpur - ...

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