Monthly Archives: May 2010

The tire

I was in Sungai Buloh, a town at the northern outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, to meet my two NGO colleagues. The three of us were planning for a 3-country Middle East whirlwind discovery tour sometime next month. After finishing our … Continue reading

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The consultant

A shepherd was herding his flock in a remote pasture when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced out of the dust cloud towards him. The driver, a young man in a Broni suit, Gucci shoes, Ray Ban sunglasses and YSL tie, … Continue reading

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On the run

Today was my first day in office after spending last week in Bandung, Indonesia. 6.45 am was a normal time that I left home for office for the past 2 months. But today, 6.45 am found me donning my running … Continue reading

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I’m back home. The return journey from Bandung was uneventful, except that unlike my other trips before this, my CMOY headphone amplifier did not make it back home with me. The reason – a rookie AVSec personnel at the airport … Continue reading

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I’m here in Bandung, Indonesia. At the local airport yesterday afternoon my luggage appeared on the single carousel quite early compared to the other travelers. But there were X marks all over the bag. I was really sure that at … Continue reading

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