August was a month filled with food and socials. They included a meetup with an old classmate for Hokkien Mee @ Uptown Damansara and desserts at Shugatori, a surprise birthday @ Whup Whup in SS13, a neighbour’s aqiqah baby shower and an after-dinner fruit party. I also discovered a co-working space called Nomad in SS18,Continue reading “August: Puchong Jaya”
So much happened in the first half of 2019 that I didn’t have time to stop and reflect. I’ve just been on go-go-go non-stop till now, where I’m finally taking the time to “audit” the first half of my year and process my thoughts. All I remember is that I had a restful Christmas andContinue reading “Reviewing the first half of 2019”
This is a mood board post from one of my favourite films, The Island (2005), starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. It features the character Tom Lincoln’s house, whose fictional address is 3460 Seaside Walk, San Pedro, CA 90781. I love the home for its sleek and minimalist designs, with plenty of natural lighting, useContinue reading “Tom Lincoln’s House”
A film by Jonathan Glazer, based on the book by Michel Faber. Starring Scarlett Johansson and British MotoGP rider Jeremy McWilliams, filmed in and around Glasgow, Scotland in 2011.
A list of films and books consumed throughout 2018 – the first four movies below were not my choices hence unpalatable, while the last three were enjoyable. Of the 46 books I read this year, five were for work and two for reviews. I particularly enjoyed being immersed in Lestat’s world again after not readingContinue reading “Films & Books 2018”
I’ve been back and fro to my hometown a few times this year, so here are some shots taken on the Huawei Honor 6 on my latest trip: Locations: Lebuh Melayu, Jalan Pintal Tali, Jalan Penang, Komtar, Macalister Road, Hai Boey Seafood Teluk Kumbar, Hin Bus Depot, Saw Emporium (Norm Cafe), Kimberley Street
So I’ve beaten my record last year of reading 36 books. In 2017, I read 44 books – four by Veronica Roth, three by Patricia Highsmith, three by Gillian Flynn and another three by Gael Lindenfield. Over the year I went through a phase of having 4-5 half-finished books, bookmarks left at chapters one andContinue reading “Films & Books 2017”
On the first day of November, I moved into my new temporary home in a new city. Kuala Lumpur – city of mud, rivers, skyscrapers – confluencing and converging into one. I settled into the satellite town of Subang Jaya, and started my contract role as Projects Book Editor at Acts Church. Adjusting to life in KLContinue reading “New Start, New Life”