Wan Phing Lim

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Christmas composition

Drank the Monkey Shoulder, pondered the Maharaja. Ate the log cake, mixed the ground coffee. Bit the cherry, picked the berries. Poured the white tea, took the selfie. Checked the … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Politics of Childhood

n. politics the principles relating to or inherent in a sphere or activity, especially when concerned with power and status ie. “the politics of gender” Childhood relations are such that … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Craziest Sister in the World

The craziest sister in the world wants a divorce. She has only been married for two years, but all feelings are lost. The craziest sister in the world is going … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment


So fathers, be good to your daughters Daughters will love like you do Girls become lovers who turn into mothers So mothers be good to your daughters too — John … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Father’s Factory

I am obsessed with factories. Soap factories. Peanut factories. Chocolate factories. Not least, foam factories. Manufacturing is in my blood. I love machines. Tractors, industrial buildings, engineering works. That was … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

Back to Penang

Going back to Penang always makes me that tad bit humble. It reminds me of where I come from, and that my life is no more superior than others’. It … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Middle child goodness

There is an uncle in my family who doesn’t drive. And the reason he doesn’t drive is because he is a poet, and he has too many things going on … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

If you want to go fast, go alone

What does it mean to open your life up to someone and be vulnerable and put yourself in a position to be hurt? It simply means that people will always … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

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