Why I didn’t buy any new clothes for Deepavali

It was that time of the year again. Deepavali fever gripped Bukit Jalil, Brickfields, Klang, Ipoh and other mega sale hotspots. People flocked to shops, spending hours looking for the perfect sarees, lahenga and all kinds of traditional wear. For so many years, people are engrossed with the idea that it is mandatory to purchase … More Why I didn’t buy any new clothes for Deepavali

A shark-less Ocean: Is it never too late to mend?

What comes to your mind when I say shark? A massive killing machine? Destructive beast? Heartless predator? Or, that sensational Baby Shark song? Well, that’s how people interpret the main character in Steven Spielberg’s thriller film – Jaws. But let me tell you, sharks are a seriously misunderstood creature roaming the oceans. Perhaps, not for … More A shark-less Ocean: Is it never too late to mend?

Thaipusam and our persistent trashy problems

It’s one of the most significant annual celebrations by Hindus in Malaysia. To many, Thaipusam is all about observing the many chariot processions, playing games, wearing glow stick wristbands, devouring palkova cubes and talking pictures for social media feeds. The truth is, we just don’t realise how ignorant we have been. If we stop and … More Thaipusam and our persistent trashy problems