Cancer Spells The End For Most, But Not For Renée Aziz Ahmad (Part 1 Of 2)

What does it take to climb the highest mountain in the continents of Africa, South America and Europe? Guts, grit and gumption! Packed in a 150 centimetre frame, Renée Aziz Ahmad is, in a nutshell the epitome of determination. Her cancer Continue reading Cancer Spells The End For Most, But Not For Renée Aziz Ahmad (Part 1 Of 2)

More Than Just Shells: The Future Of Chitin

Crustacean shells, insect exoskeletons and fungi may be different by origin. However, they all have one thing in common. All of them produce a wonderful compound called chitin (pronounced as kai-tin). It is a foreign name which leads many to Continue reading More Than Just Shells: The Future Of Chitin

Going Back To Nature: Camping With Ease

The Movement Control Order (MCO) instituted by the Malaysia government to combat COVID-19 has resulted in many Malaysians being confined to their homes for the past nine months. Naturally, when these travel restrictions have been lifted, what better way to Continue reading Going Back To Nature: Camping With Ease

Gunung Ledang: My Maiden Hike To The Summit

I have always wanted to hike, fancying myself a tiny bit of the adventurous sort. Knowing that hiking could indeed elevate my sense of adventure, I had always wanted to make that move. Somehow opportunity had not quite presented itself. Continue reading Gunung Ledang: My Maiden Hike To The Summit

Why I Got On To Break In My Running Shoes

There once was a time when joggers and runners were relatively uncommon sightings on the streets in my neighbourhood. Then one day, the COVID-19 pandemic reached our shores and changed our world as we knew it. Our lifestyles followed suit. Continue reading Why I Got On To Break In My Running Shoes

Inner Peace: A Self-Reflection Towards Attaining It

Attaining inner peace during the COVID-19 pandemic has been everyone’s challenge as it has taken everyone by surprise and none of us are really prepared for its onslaught. A Movement Control Order (MCO) was implemented by the Malaysian government to Continue reading Inner Peace: A Self-Reflection Towards Attaining It

Social Distancing Y’all: Nowhere Else To Run

Running in the park has become a luxury since Malaysia's Movement Control Order to contain the Covid-19 pandemic

Surely by now the meaning of social distancing does not warrant a lengthy explanation. Its global understanding, a given; its implementation, universal. Therefore to contain the spread of COVID-19, a Movement Control Order (MCO) was decreed. For Malaysia, this meant Continue reading Social Distancing Y’all: Nowhere Else To Run

There’s Bodybuilding, And Then There’s Victoria Lee

Vicky Lee at the gym, working out

Imagine bodybuilding – bulked up men, hitting the bars and irons at the gym, working out to get the physique of their dream. Now imagine the role is reversed – think about female bodybuilding. For years, women have been frown Continue reading There’s Bodybuilding, And Then There’s Victoria Lee