Category Archives: My Reflections

Tiles, Cement, Milk

After 20 years, four of the wall tiles in my home kitchen were loose. Something needed to be done. The fastest way was to do it myself. But I had never DIY’d tiles before. And wall tiles were more challenging. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Cards. The Sequel.

Card 1 and Card 2 – case closed. Card 3. Now this one made me angry. Today, 3:43 PM. Has been waiting for 5 weeks for the temporary PIN to come via snail mail. On 29 January I phoned the … Continue reading

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Reap The Wild Wind / Strange Magic

1970s. Sekolah Pusat Jerteh, Besut, Terengganu. I was in class at the primary school when my classmates and I heard a thunderous roar in the skies above our school. Ignoring the teacher in front, we rushed out and gazed skywards. … Continue reading

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Ms Mary Paul, our Form 5 class teacher

Two days ago, on Saturday 24 December 2016 at 3.52 p.m. I saw a post in my high school WhatsApp group, quoting a short message from Ms Mary Paul, my 1978 form teacher. She addressed the message to SMS Terengganu’s … Continue reading

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You are required to do this browser-based e-learning by this deadline or else. And BTW, all your current web browsers are not compatible with this e-learning module.

The company I work in has made it mandatory for all employees to undergo an e-learning course about a certain data protection law. That is well and fine. There had been several e-learning courses before this, and there had not … Continue reading

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Telegram

Telegram. For ordinary people, receiving a Telegram normally meant bad news. Example – PULANG SEGERA STOP AYAH SAKIT TENAT (COME HOME QUICK STOP FATHER SERIOUSLY ILL). However some carried good news, as what my school headmaster in Kuala Terengganu in … Continue reading

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Anak yatim

Pagi tadi saya ke sekolah anak-anak. Dijemput oleh pihak sekolah sebagai wakil PIBG di majlis penyerahan wang bantuan kepada anak yatim dan murid miskin. Dan dua hari dari sekarang ada satu lagi program di sekolah. Majlis khatam Qur’an dan berbuka … Continue reading

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Life without a refrigerator

On Sunday nine days ago my home’s Panasonic refrigerator decided to stop working. The bigger top compartment was no longer cooling the contents. And the ice in the freezer in the lower compartment looked to be slowly melting. On Monday … Continue reading

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Good decision….

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Amazing details when we look closer

Taken using a generic SLR film camera’s 38-76mm kit zoom lens reverse mounted on a DSLR camera body.

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