After several months of planning and work, the Perak state Boys’ Brigade NCO (Non-Commissioned Officers) Training School is over! Hats off to the team, coaches and Capt. CK Wong (whose birthday is today!). This is my first NTS as an officer, and I am convinced further that being an officer is not a matter of […]Read More I Want to Live a Thousand Years More!
It’s less than a week till the anticipated release of my first year exam results. I don’t know what to make of it. During this time, we’re all waiting for a piece of news bearing that golden ticket to the UK. There hasn’t been a phone call, an e-mail, a letter. I’m beginning to understand […]Read More Grid
Dad used to read to us Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s seven-part poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner from an old blue pocket-size book wrapped tightly with transparent plastic. The way he read it used to give me the chills, especially when his voice dropped to a ghostly whisper at the part where the ghost ship […]Read More Shot that Albatross
Radiohead’s How To Disappear Completely was playing on loop in the background. I should be writing on alternative dispute resolution. That there, that’s not me I go where I please I reached for a pencil. Paper. The back of some old criminal law notes will do. Strange. I never draw on new paper. I walk […]Read More I’m Not Here
I was so physically and mentally exhausted. Somebody told me, “Rest in God”. I was contemplating joining a cell group at church. The preacher of the week said, “If you aren’t in a cell group, I encourage you to”. I am facing temptations, a problem so big it worries me. The pastor preached on “lead […]Read More Progressive Resignation?
Here’s Mom while we were in the waiting room before the award ceremony last year. It’s been a year exactly but it doesn’t feel so. My drawing hardly does any justice to her youthfulness and beautiful self. And it doesn’t even look alike. But it was her happiness I was trying to capture. Mom, I’ll […]Read More First Class Happiness
It’s been two weeks since I’ve been here. The first few days were harried occasions, having to battle the throng of Raya shoppers (mostly Chinese) at Ikea and definitely going OD on shopping for necessities. Then, it was a battle of loneliness and absolute boredom even with my car because I barely know the roads. […]Read More Light Reprieve from a … Law Book?