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
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?
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
It was a little after 5 p.m, I was walking around the Batu Caves temple, taking pictures of trash for blog post when I spotted a small group of people cleaning up the place. They were wearing normal t-shirt, jeans and hand gloves, moving around with large garbage bags and cleaning tools. Although it was … More Thaipusam 2019: The Clean Heroes
It’s the time of the year again, where that Christmas vibes are everywhere. There are Secret Santa gift exchanges, annual dinner celebrations and all those crazy mega sales. Whether you are anticipating the New Year countdown, or in the midst of gift-wrapping or simply suffering from a year-end slump; everyone is pretty much occupied with … More Happy Christmas Wrapping
My mother loves handicraft. In the late 90s, she spent most of her free time looking for recyclable common household items to make creative home decors. There were jewellery boxes made of toothpaste cover, hand phone holders made of toilet paper rolls, and more. When I was in preschool, I adored her pink roses. They … More Plastic Straws from the 90s
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