Monthly Archives: July 2016

Raya in Perth, 1980

1 Shawwal 1400. August 12 or 13, 1980. That year saw me spending my second Hari Raya (Eid) away from Malaysia. It was August, in the midst of Perth, Western Australia winter. I was in my first year of Electrical … Continue reading

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Santaiwong

When I was a boy living in 1960’s and 70’s Jerteh, Terengganu, santaiwong was part of my life. My grandfather whom I called Chek, was a lorry (truck) driver hauling logs and sawn timber woods for Jusoh Sawmill, a timber … Continue reading

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