Monthly Archives: August 2018

JB101 Tze Char @ WCEGA


I live just opposite WCEGA but failed to get a reservation despite trying many times, until today. The tze char is located in the former canteen in the office building where my favourite nasi padang used to be. An awning … Continue reading

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Rawa by Isa Kamari


The benefit of joining a book club is at times, you’re forced to read books beyond your own limited biased selection – like reading a Malay translated book. I had not intended to attend this month’s book club but was … Continue reading

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Mama Mia! Here We Go Again!


I had to watch the movie, all because my secondary school classmates are meeting on Friday for karaoke and I want to warm up. The movie did not disappoint, dishing out songs after songs, conveniently intertwined into the plot regardless … Continue reading

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Shoplifters – Japanese Movie Review


(Warning, Spoilers!) This movie shows that the first perception may not be what actually is. What appears to be a happy, although poor, three-generation family of shoplifters, consisting of Grandma, father, mother, daughter and son in Japan, is layered with … Continue reading

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The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy


I read this book when it was first published in 1977 and loved it. My own copy disappeared. When I saw a copy available at the library, I decided to read it again and am astonished that I have totally … Continue reading

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