Poem: What’s Left of Us?

We go through life Chasing after fame and success Mistaking material accomplishments For our highest dreams, Making ends meet Only to be pulled And torn apart From those we love. There is never Enough time - From the break of day To the dark of night, We lose  our sense Of priorities, Endearing work above life and love Displacing home and families Forgetting dates Anniversaries, And birthdays. Tabling contracts, deadlines, Meetings and endless Business trips With our ...

The Worst and Best of Humanity

The word, HUMANITY, means different things to different people. Even as we call ourselves the HUMAN RACE, we see very little of that HUMANITY flourishing among the HUMANS. It seems we rather allow things like religion, race, greed, gender, age and political agenda to cause greater divide within our humanity. Does the division really make ...

Guest Blog: Rattle My Bones – How the Good Girl got Fearless

"I am pretty fearless, and you know why? Because I don't handle fear very well; I'm not a good terrified person." ~ Stevie Nicks (Singer & former member of the iconic Fleetwood Mac) Looking back over the last three-year of my life is like watching a film based on the life of someone else. It's been an incredible ...

Malaysia 50 at The B-Side

My first article for the interactive tablet Malaysian magazine, The B-Side, is now live! The B-Side is an interactive tablet magazine on culture, lifestyle, politics available for free on iPad and Android tablets. It features videos, music, soundbites, graphics and photography that work in concert with the power of the written word. The B-Side attempts to capture ...

Selfless Acts Around The World

  In today's world, where every individual seems only concerned with looking out for themselves, it can become quite disheartening. I know of some people who believe that it is their God Given right to get the best for themselves, and leaving nothing for everyone else. Sure, there is nothing wrong with taking care of oneself ...

Are WE becoming Overtly Sensitive?

Actually, in Malaysia, we would say - WHY SO SENSITIVE LAH? Yes, we Malaysians, tend to add the word: "LAH" at the end of our sentences. It's how we roll. So, what is this overtly sensitive thing that we run the risk of becoming?  There have been a few high-profile controversies in Malaysia - one in particular involved a ...

Poem: Seasons of Love

Powerless Against Ceaseless Movements Of Time Looking up At the Vastness Of the Sky Wishing You Were Right Here By My Side To savour This Summer of Love As each wave washes To the shore Another day vanishes A week passes Into months Soon it will be Autumn As the leaves Fall And the trees Wither Like my waning Will Wintery winds Usher coldness Into our homes Freezing our hearts Burying our courage Under the snow The warmth Of our love Carved ...

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