Category Archives: Malaysia

white pepper

my colleague returned from a weekend jaunt to kuching, sarawak. (haha my autocorrect actually turned that into ‘f**king faraway’, which is totally untrue given my location) she said to me, ‘heard you’ve been cooking…’, and presented me with our friend … Continue reading

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in conversation with two (non-marine) biology majors

“did you see a lot of sea urchins?” “they blanketed portions of the seabed.” “that means the reef is dying.” “what? why?” “there is a lack of natural predators, an imbalance in the eco-system somewhere.” thus i learnt that the … Continue reading

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dive b-logging

a belated post about my weekend with scuba institute, where i dived for practice and for leisure. (read about my first dive here!) the team is small and therefore flexible, so i was shuffled between dive masters for different dives. … Continue reading

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daybreak over tioman

some weekends back, i sneaked out of the country for a leisurely weekend dive. due to tide constraints, we found ourselves on the boat on Sunday morn at 6am, speeding away to a dive site. i sat on the stern, … Continue reading

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in prayer for mh

just two weeks ago, i worshipped at christ church melaka where we were still praying for those affected by mh370. it is terrible to hear now of mh17, where the premise is ridiculous enough, and each subsequent news story more … Continue reading

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queuing for chicken rice balls

have a little free time now that im stuck in a queue for famous melakan-hainanese chicken rice balls at 9 in the morning. final meal in melaka! in melaka, all you do is eat…then stroll under the hot sun and … Continue reading

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an impromptu trip

greetings from melaka!! booked last-minute return bus tickets and treated (treating, actually) myself to a comfortable getaway with a flash deal on agoda for a basic hotel. all of this done hours before departure – bus operator couldn’t find my … Continue reading

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