Many people associate the nasi lemak with being 'Malaysia, truly Asia'. Four things you should know about nasi lemak: A staple daytime diet for most Malaysians. Best eaten when it is freshly cooked and prepared. Usually consumed for breakfast in the morning. Literally means fat rice when directly translated from Malay to English. Many people … Continue reading Food Review: Nasi Lemak.
Upon discovering the release and airing dates of the Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice movie last year, all I've done was wait patiently for it to hit the big screens in Malaysia. I've always loved DC Comics (and Marvel too) and the movie only served to crank up my curiosity as to who would … Continue reading Whose Side Are You On? Batman or Superman?
As a reader, I've never been much for Virginia Woolf nor have I read her books. As a writer, however, I must commend on her genius ways on writing, especially her famous nonlinear prose style notably in her novels, Mrs Dalloway and To The Lighthouse. March 2016 began as the National Nutrition Month and now, … Continue reading 75 Years of Virginia Woolf.
Aren't you glad it's finally Friday, guys? After a long and hectic week at work, it's time to head back home and relax. Like Irish author Cathy Kelly says: Sometimes the best thing to do is go home... because it's where the heart is. Unless, of course, your version of relaxing is hitting the bar … Continue reading Thank God It’s Friday!
I don't often leave books unfinished but when I do, it is usually for one reason and one reason only: The story was boring. But this book wasn't boring. No, boring was the least of my concerns. I stopped reading The Splintered Kingdom because the plot thickened so much that it was denser than my … Continue reading Book Review: The Splintered Kingdom.
Our parents had the hardest time of their lives when we learnt how to say, "NO!". We said "NO!" to everything; from refusing to eat our greens to not wanting to do our homework. As children, we thought it was funny to say, "NO!". However, as we got older, that word itself was thrown back … Continue reading What Happens When They Say, “No.”
It is common to hear people sing the praises of the olive oil, canola oil and flaxseed oil. Then there are those who swear by the coconut oil. Not to be outdone by its “oily” counterparts, the sesame oil has a few benefits up its sleeves for those who want to live long and prosper … Continue reading The Amazing Sesame Oil.
Did you know that March 2016 is the National Nutrition Month? Well, if you didn't know, then now you do. But if you knew, are you eating right? Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the program is dedicated to helping Americans (and basically everyone in every corner of the world if they wanted … Continue reading Marching into Good Health.
Remember when I mentioned last week that I was finally recruited to rejoin the rest of the corporate world? Well, it turned out that the position I was offered wasn't really what I was looking for, and the role was so new that nobody knew what sort of job description to give and explain to … Continue reading A Millennial Jobseeker’s Dilemma.
To all my beloved readers, I have an update for you. It has been a wonderful eight (8) months where I was able to publish one post per day (two, when I'm feeling inspired) for your reading entertainment. It was great to receive comments from you, and having you guys check in to see what's … Continue reading An Employment Update.
You know, I always try not to buy books that come in a series or a trilogy because I almost always never find the subsequent books that follow up with the first one. I consider myself lucky only if the bookstore or warehouse sale happens to sell all the books required in a series which, … Continue reading Book Review: Sworn Sword by James Aitcheson.
I have always been a big fan of horses. When I was young, I used to ask my dad to draw horses for me by copying it straight off a book. Once I was able to go horse riding on my own at our annual family vacation spot, my love for equestrian was complete. But … Continue reading Hoofing It.