A Visit to National Library of Singapore

Recently visited the National Library of Singapore as I happened to be running an errand nearby and boy oh boy, what a pleasant surprise for myself. It is my first visit to the national library, apart from visiting the community library nearby Mei Feng’s house back in April. I was taken aback back then (in…

Reading Robert Kuok’s memoir

When I was young, I often heard adults around me bring up the name ‘Robert Kuok’ and ‘sugar king’ whenever they discussed about the state of Malaysia’s economy and politics . As he is very low-profile, very little was known about him. Much more is known about Li Ka-Shing, the Hong Kong billionaire more than…

Haruki Murakami Bingo

Those who read Haruki Murakami’s books usually either love his works or dislike his works. I, for one, love his work although a lot of his works have repetitive of the following – cats, jazz, sex, night, a troubled past. Which I called it “The Murakami’s Signatures.” The Haruki Murakami bingo created by Grant Snider…

Konmari-ing my books

Konmari my books and magazines again. Except this time, instead of doing it by rooms, I piled up all that I have in one spot. I love reading and have been buying books and magazines since I was a kid. When I started working, I spent a lot of money in buying books in my…

Remembering Yasmin Ahmad, My Way

Today I received a lovely birthday gift from Karen. It is a book entitled “Yasmin – How You Know?” I read the book upon waking from nap and didn’t stop until the last page (I did skipped two poems which I want to slowly enjoy reading it later). It was a good read and I…