Wan Phing Lim

Writer . Editor . Author

Films and Books of 2016

2016 has been a year of plenty of reading, and not so much the watching of films in paid cinema. The winners of my film list this year is none … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Who invented the Chifa?

The Chifa book is a pictorial dictionary widely used by punters in Penang and throughout Malaysia for lottery games, and the artist who drew them was apparently my grandfather, Lim … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

Tulisan Beraneka (Assorted Writings)

Balestier House (01/07/2016) This morning I had a dream where I saw a beautiful house. It was an apartment unit located on the ground floor and it was in Balestier. … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shakespeare win

In April this year, I had the great honour of winning second prize at a Shakespeare-themed writing competition. It was organised by the British Council in conjunction with a monthly … Continue reading

June 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

6/6

Time has flown by so quickly, and without realising it I have neglected this blog almost unwittingly. It is now the middle of June and I have just enough time … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

“It was always you and me against the world” – American Heist (2014)

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

#2015bestnine

(Clockwise from left) incubus at Hard Rock Sentosa, vacation in Sandakan, finalist at Esquire x Montblanc Fiction Project, Bersih 4.0 rally, Ambon in Indonesia, Ranong trip, Teddy to Singapore, white … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

The 2015 List: Books & Movies

Movies: 1) American Sniper – GV Cathay, Singapore (Jan) 2) Inherent Vice – Filmgarde Bugis+, Singapore (Feb) 3) Focus – Cineleisure, Singapore (Feb) 4) Fast and Furious 7 – Shaw … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 · Leave a comment
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