When I started in the business many years ago, there were many people along the way whom have contributed to my growth. Some in a good way, some gave examples at how I should not be. These people came in so many forms – family, friends, vendors, bosses, colleagues..and I think it is important to … Continue reading Knot That Got Unravelled
Christmas Eve Dinner G and I decided to host a simple dinner on the Christmas eve. Simple because it was a pot luck dinner instead of a full cooking session which we had done in the previous years. No turkey and fresh oysters this year as well. Prices have gone up and wallet is thinner. … Continue reading Happy Holidays
I told G the strange dreams I had since we came back from umrah. Usually it will involve either one of these: me walking towards kaabah from the mosque, George and I doing our circumambulation around Kaabah looking at kaabah from one side of the mosque praying in the mosque facing kaabah Continue reading The Strange Dreams, Post Umrah
I was referring to the attire that I wore when travelling to the two Holy Cities. On departure day. The abaya/robe is just soooooooo pretty and amazingly cool to wear despite the outside heat. However, travelling from KL to Jeddah is no laughing matter. That’s a good 9 hour flight not including idling time before … Continue reading It Is Scandalous!!
No kidding. Toilet experience can be VERY challenging over on this side of the pond especially for women. Try to do your “business” back at the hotel. Big or small business. If you are on medication which is diuretic (like mine), make sure you time the intake well so that you can do your stuff … Continue reading Please Bring Your Own Wet Tissues And Toilet Rolls
Yes, let’s talk about culture shock. The reason being is that, during umrah course, all they mentioned was – do not get into argument with the locals, be patience, respect the local law, respect other people’s spaces. We Malaysians are really good bunch of people. What we were not prepared was in essence, was a … Continue reading Get That Food
This piece is dedicated to a dear friend, Mohsin who is a game changer, explorer, adrenaline junkie, single & available and is on his quest to look for The One. All of us grew up watching Disney movies where the Prince and Princess will live happily ever after at the end. The movies are always … Continue reading The Art Of Finding The Soul Mate