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

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