Tag: kuching

internet, malaysia, reviews

[Review] Flower Chimp does Kuching

Back a few year ago, I started getting myself flowers once a week to cheer myself up from having to deal with a nightmare of a toxic and thankfully former colleague. I’m not sure why I stopped. The florist I usually go to moved and it was a break in routine that stopped my flower …

photos, whimsical

Drooling Cat

Tried to photograph this old drooling cat at Tebingan BGS after the Urban Sketchers Kuching sketchwalk at Kampung Boyan only to find that Peggy accidentally switched my camera phone to burst mode. Got a series of photos instead.

in the news

Time Twins – The Search for 1 December 1974

It was quite a coincidence that that I read about Richard Avis and his Time Twin project somewhere online days before his email and press release landed in our office inbox while I was on duty. He was coming to Kuching. I had a brief email exchange with him about arranging an interview while he …

entertainment, spoken word

Dear Skinny Girl – An Angry Fat Girl Poem

An early version was read at ‘Strong Words’ in December 2013. This one went through some edits. The text for this new version is at the bottom of this post. Performed at Shades of Art X on Aug 2. Text under the cut.

entertainment, spoken word

Pantun Wajib – A Poem (with translations)

‘Pantun Wajib’ means ‘Compulsory Poem’, in reference to the tradition of concluding speeches with pantun. If you’re unfamiliar with the term or form, a pantun is somewhat like a ruba’i but with an ABAB rhyming scheme. I’ve always wanted to write some when I find an appropriate subject matter, then I realised that there’s plenty …