A Truly Malaysian Drive-Through

A pit sto[ at drive through

Thursday, 12th May 2022. 8.15 pm. The day was stuffed with planning for our marketing campaigns in the next half of 2022. As usual, my dinner spread consisted of office pantry staples: an apple, a bowl of ramen and two Continue reading A Truly Malaysian Drive-Through

Tertiary Education: The Springboard To Your Career Path

I’ve never liked thinking about my future. Or planning it. As a secondary school student, I am often asked this question: what are you planning to do after you complete secondary education? And every time, I have to rack my Continue reading Tertiary Education: The Springboard To Your Career Path

Batik In Asia (Part 2 Of 3)

In the previous episode, we discussed the different types of batik designs. These various designs come from different parts of Southeast Asia. And some have very distinct features that are very fun to learn about. Many of the places that Continue reading Batik In Asia (Part 2 Of 3)

Is Monogamy An Illusion In Modern Relationships? (Part 1 Of 3)

Traditionally, monogamy has always been considered the norm or the standard for all relationships. It has also been placed on a pedestal for the longest time which sprung the idea of ‘one person for life’. Whilst monogamy is seemingly the Continue reading Is Monogamy An Illusion In Modern Relationships? (Part 1 Of 3)

Learning To Adapt In Boarding School (Part 2 Of 2)

dormitory room with bunk bed and roommates

Previously, I shared how I made the decision to continue my studies in a boarding school. I was attending an international school in Saudi Arabia as my father’s an expat in an oil company there. And the school only offered Continue reading Learning To Adapt In Boarding School (Part 2 Of 2)

Worn-Out Shirts? Here’s What You Can Do

Previously we’ve shared that shirts will wear out, regardless how good quality they were when purchased. It doesn’t matter whether they’re ready-to-wear, made-to-measure, or even bespoke shirts. Garments that come in direct contact with your skin, or at points of Continue reading Worn-Out Shirts? Here’s What You Can Do

Zainab: An Architectural Adventure (Part 8 Of 10)

Previously, we shared an eye-opening story from Clara Lee, highlighting her architecture student days. Today, I am introducing Habeebah Zainab Sayed Hossen, who hails from the beautiful island of Mauritius. Everyone around her calls her Zainab (Arabic for fragrant flower). Continue reading Zainab: An Architectural Adventure (Part 8 Of 10)

Newsflash: Extroverts Can Hate Small Talk Too!

I’m an extrovert… but I loathe small talk. I naturally prefer to get to know someone beyond who they are. Plus, it only gets to wherever the social script of the topic goes, making it mentally draining to engage in. Continue reading Newsflash: Extroverts Can Hate Small Talk Too!

Sarah Anbu: Every Child Deserves A Loving Upbringing

Sarah Anbu is a typical 26-year-old primary school teacher at Pine Hills International School teaching Malay language and humanities. Her passion is working with kids and helping them grow up in a safe environment at school. She believes that every Continue reading Sarah Anbu: Every Child Deserves A Loving Upbringing

Boarding School: Should I Go? (Part 1 Of 2)

The moment I turned fifteen, people began to ask me, “Where are you going for secondary school?” I didn’t want to answer it because the thing was, I didn’t know where I wanted to go. Should I go to a Continue reading Boarding School: Should I Go? (Part 1 Of 2)