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 ...

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 - ...

LIFE IN MALAYSIA: THE EXODUS DURING FESTIVE SEASONS

On 22nd March 2013, NST RED published an article written by me entitled, Urban Retreat on "fifth heaven". However, this is my blog version with extra pictures and personal sharing. My blog version will always be different from the ones that appear in NST.   During the recent Chinese New Year break, I decided to "escape" to Bangkok. Yes, ...

Decorating for Chinese New Year with Your Own Touch

Every Friday, a column in NST RED will feature an article written by me. It's all about the unique spaces which I have come across that provide interesting or unusual experiences. Yes, the stories I write for NST RED can be about anything as long as it is related to spaces/places. After all, the RED in NST RED ...

VEG & THE CITY – TWO GIRLS AND A COOK BOOK (first episode)

Can a cookbook really launch a journey?Well, apparently it can.In VEG & THE CITY, two girls played by Shin Tan and myself, begin their vegetarian journey with the help of a cookbook. The cookbook is part of a house warming gift from their neighbour, Ms. Jamie Khoo. The show is an all-new series to promote vegetarianism ...

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