browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.

Author Archives: Mimi

Seeing Red Over “Green”

Dear Selangor Government, I have a bone to pick with you! Starting the 1st of January, 2017, the whole of Selangor is now #bebasplastik (plastic bag-free).  Sure, it’s “good for the environment” but I say: shame on you, Selangor government, for taking the easy way out! Why do the ban at consumer level only? What … Continue reading »

Categories: Rojak | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

Dealing With Separation Anxiety

January marks the beginning of a new school year for Malaysia. For parents whose children are going to school for the first time, separation anxiety can be cause for major concern.  Not all children happily skip to class after parents drop them off; a good number  of children would cry, cling to their parents, and/or … Continue reading »

Categories: Children, Parenting | Leave a comment

The Twin Towers That Placed Malaysia On The World Map

In the early 1990s, no one knew where or what Malaysia is. I used to enter IRC chat rooms and introduce Malaysia as a country in Southeast Asia located between Singapore and Thailand. When I’d tell French language speakers “J’habite en Malaisie” (I live in Malaysia), inevitably they’d ask me in jest “Tu as du … Continue reading »

Categories: Malaysia | Leave a comment

SCKLM 2016 — A Roaring Success

Standard Chartered KL Marathon (SCKLM) 2016 concluded with a big bang, with a total of 5,595 runners finishing the Full Marathon within the stipulated seven-hour cutoff time;  8,160 finished the Honda Half Marathon within 3.5 hours; 12,804 finished the 10KM run; 2,400 finished the 5KM fun run; and 750 kids completed the Kids Dash, despite … Continue reading »

Categories: Running | 1 Comment

Standard Chartered KL Marathon is back!

After a loooooong blogging hiatus, it’s only appropriate that, for my “I-am-back-did-you-miss-me” post, I’m writing about one of my great loves — running. Yup, Standard Chartered KL Marathon takes place this Sunday, 7th August 2016. Even if you are not fond of running yourself but plan to be in KL this weekend, you ought to … Continue reading »

Categories: Running | Tags: , | Leave a comment