Category: Snippets (Of My Life)

Hiroshima

When I was a child, I’d sit wide-eyed and listen to my grandparents recount life during the Japanese occupation of Malaya. How there was nothing to eat except tapioca dug from the jungles, being forced to bow down or risk a beating, how girls were disguised as boys or hid away… Malaya was blindsided. Instead of being liberated from the… Read more →

Transit in Havana

Back when I was 7kgs lighter and just starting out on my career, I was assigned to a project in Honduras. For a myriad of mundane reasons like visas, I ended up having to spend a night on transit in Cuba. Look, the furthest solo trip I’ve ever taken was from Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan – a mere three-hour flight.… Read more →

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