I’ve been very privileged to have had a lot of domestic help in the house over the years. In this sense, I grew up with many maids – Chinese, Indian, Filipino, Indonesian. Naturally, I liked some more than others, but in general, I got along with most of them.
Cow heads on parade. Molotov cocktails in churches and a school. A Sikh temple pelted with stones. Arson in two surau. Pig heads in mosques.
Update: According to @zurairi, this is similar to the Klinik Kesihatan in the more rural areas which also do not have doctors, but instead, only senior nurses.
Update (10am): Just heard that a molotov cocktail was also thrown into Assumption Church in PJ. The Malaysian Insider has reported it. But in light of this, I wanted to share with you this tweet from another colleague, Sashi: “Condemn the act, don’t retaliate” and this one by my friend Davina: “In violence, we forget […]
I guess it is a little morbid that I would end the new year with a post about the film by someone who has passed away. But Yasmin Ahmad’s personality has always been very positive (even if she could be blunt and tell you off immediately at times), that I guess it’s okay. The thing […]
The Malaysia I remember growing up in was filled with people who are nice and polite. In school, we learn how to talk to people nicely. We learn how to not point with our fingers and instead use our thumbs. We learn to respect our elders. We learn to put our hand out and stoop […]
So, I am sitting here at 1.05am on Dec 2 thinking about how I missed my chance of blogging on World AIDS Day (which is commemorated every year on Dec 1). Then I gave myself a consolation prize: it’s still Dec 1 in some parts of the world. HIV/AIDS has been a cause very close […]
Not sure if I’m just in a pretty angsty mood but I got quite pissed off reading this article in today’s The Sun. It was an interview with popular ’80s singer (I’m assuming to promote her performance next month at Dewan Filharmonik) and she was talking about the lack of interest in local music. The […]
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Photo from loop_oh/Flickr under Creative Common License A few days ago, I was driving on my way to rehearsals when a car swerved in front of me. Both of us weren’t going very fast. The driver wasn’t trying to get into my lane, I think he just lost control of his steering wheel without really […]