Every Monday morning, the staff in my department will share each other’s directions for the week. It was slightly different yesterday. We were asked to also share what does merdeka (independance) means and what memories we have of merdeka past. A few colleagues told of how they went to a merdeka celebration either back in … Continue reading Merdeka! Merdeka! Merdeka! Happy 53rd Birthday, Malaysia!
“O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may become Al-Muttaqun (the pious). (Fasting) for a fixed number of days, but if any of you is ill or on a journey, the same number (should be made up) from other days. And as for … Continue reading Ramadhan Al Mubarak 1431 (2010)
There are just too many baby-dumping news in the newspaper of late. Gory pictures of babies bitten by ants, dogs. There were pictures of these poor little things being dumped at a local municipal dumping ground, in the river, in a dumpster and even nearby a bus stop. There are several voices who wanted to … Continue reading Getting Married Is Not The Solution To Baby Dumping
Many seasons ago, when I was still a young girl living in Raub, Pahang, Ramadhan would be welcomed with much fanfare in the family. My grandad would make sure that all of our favourite food would be on the table for breaking fast. The usual fare would be a few types of soups, plenty of … Continue reading The First Of Many Firsts (Ramadhan Is Almost Here)
George and I had a wonderful time at Bossa Nova celebrating our first wedding anniversary last 23rd July 2010. Yeah, yeah I know….it took me a while to put up the post. Been kinda busy with work and spending quality time with the family. Time flies so fast. I remember a year ago, we were running … Continue reading Our First Wedding Anniversary