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Sharing session with #cronkiteuro12 students

A couple of weeks ago, I received a tweet from @DrBillASU inviting me to meet with some of his students from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications who would be in London as part of their European study trip. London was the first of three European stops for the students […]

Paradigm Mall issue: My social media perspective

By now, many of you who are active on the Malaysian social mediascape would have heard about the disaster on Paradigm Mall’s Facebook page a week ago. In response to complaints about elevators at the new shopping mall, someone with administrator access to the page took a rather unpopular tone – sarcasm. Such a reaction […]

Getting a good view of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant

It’s the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations this weekend and that’s really all that’s gotten London buzzing all week. Over the past few days, you could see many different buildings around the city flying the Union Jack, and there is even a gigantic poster of the royal family at the Queen’s silver jubilee celebrations along the […]

Summer in London

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been in London for almost nine months now. How time has flown by. Throughout these months, I have experienced seasonal weather like never before. When autumn was here, I was mesmerised by the different textures it afforded. Then winter arrived and the white snow (even if it was only […]

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Crime in KL - Enough is enough

Two incidents of crime that I have encountered over the past couple of days via social networks have gotten me really concerned. I say this as someone who has a mother, two sisters, a teenage niece and many friends out there whose lives appear to be constantly at threat just for living their own lives. […]

Easter weekend in Berlin

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you would know that one of my biggest enjoyments in life is travelling. I have always made it a plan to travel whenever I can. I think this is something I picked up from my parents, who took us on trips all the time since me […]

10,000 Twitter followers is pretty special

If you’ve ever heard any of my talks on digital culture, you would know that Twitter is my social network of choice. There are many reasons for this but one of the main ones is that Twitter has connected me with people that I would never in my life have imagined I’d speak to. Early […]

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Watching Kylie Minogue's Anti-Tour Live in London

So, last night, I finally got to watch Kylie Minogue live in concert, thanks to the generosity of my friend Leigh. Picture by Adrian/Acediscovery¬†from Flickr under Creative Common License. If I was going to be completely honest, just a week ago, I didn’t even know she’s performing in London. I’ve heard of her Anti Tour, […]

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