Jasmine Apartments, 3rd Small Hill Av, Park Sri Nibong, Neighbourhood of the last parakeet, Island of the areca nut. (This is the most musical address I've ever lived at all my life (translated from Malay)!) My nomadic heart's little jig five months ago when I moved to this little island is now back for an… Continue reading Goodbye Penang
Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the two shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two strong men stand face to face, tho’ they come from the ends of the earth. … Continue reading Where East Meets West
I've loved words for a long time now. I love to toss them around, play with them, rearrange them, tuck them away in places where no one can find them, and then sometimes, wipe them all away. I don't claim to be good at it by any stretch of imagination, but it's what keeps me… Continue reading Language, Lah?!
Pulau Pinang The island of the areca-nut My nomadic heart is dancing a little jig. It is time to move again! Exactly ten years after flying the nest to a whole new country, unknown shores beckon again. It is time to cross a country border yet another time, figure things out from scratch, make new… Continue reading Pune To Penang!