Now re-entering Bako Village

In addition to a typically busy week, I was also sick when I got assigned to the Bako media familiarisation trip on Thursday. Fortunately, I got better instead of worse and had a pretty good time there. I gushed to FH2O about how beautiful the weather and water was for kayaking yesterday morning, and reminded him that when I’m good enough, he’s taking me to Bako and Pulau Lakei in

Harry Potter & The Coup in Malaysia

When I decided to go ahead with covering the HP7 book release because we’ll never see anything like this again, I didn’t know how accurate that statement will turn out to be! MPH, Popular, Harris and Times are not selling Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in protest against Carrefour and Tesco, who are selling the book at RM69.90, hella cheaper than the recommended price of RM109.90. If you pre-ordered,

Harry Potter & The Deadly Something

Photo from HP & the HBP release day, 2005. I will be in town stalking interviewing people who are out early for their copy of Harry Potter 7. Look out for the witch’s hat, and change out of your jammies. You’ll be in the paper. I’m not buying HP7 because I saw that the bookstores now have Book 1 – 6 in adult cover paperback and want to save my

Hannibal the Cannibal

Congrats See Ming & Sim on the birth of baby Max! :D Reading a good book is like finding a good friend. Rereading a good book is like meeting an old friend all over again. Finishing that book is like parting with a friend. I had the weekend off so I spent it rereading a favourite series – the Hannibal series by Thomas Harris. I finally picked up Hannibal Rising