A Special Visit from the Afterlife.

The months after my grandfather passed away in 1994 were difficult times. The people we met, the things we did, and the places we went, everything reminded us of him. The house was enveloped in sorrow and sadness. My grandmother looked fine as she went about doing her usual chores but I was sure her…

Food Review: Me (Mee) and My Laksa.

Our weekends are normally saturated with lots of sleep. So it is quite common for us to wake up at almost noon, practically in time for lunch. The problem with that is we would miss out on having a proper meal at lunch time and we would end up eating junk instead. Thankfully, there are…

Food Review: Nasi Lemak.

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…

Mid-Autumn Lights.

It’s that time of the year again… No, not the haze. That’s actually a rather depressing topic to talk about. I’m referring to that time of the year where people eat mooncakes and make paper lanterns to light up and float them around. For the children, it really is for the fun of it. But…