music, songwriters' round

Songwriters’ Round, Kuching

The first ever Songwriters’ Round was a reasonably pleasant affair broken too often by a bunch of unappreciative ingrates in the screened-off area behind where we were sitting. I don’t think they were even here for that. Towards the end, they were making fun of one of the performers.It certainly wasn’t an improvement of my …


Time is golden, but only if it’s my time.

The birth of Malaysia herald the birth of another thing that's uniquely Malaysian.Malaysian Time. Countless events start late because there wasn't enough people there at the appointed time. This resulted in smarter organisers who mark up the actual time by half an hour. If it's not your day, the thing starts late anyway. It's not …