Jia Xin: Perseverance And Architecture (Part 5 Of 10)

Previously, we dwelt on the creative mind of Lieng Kam Wong and her experience in architecture school. Today, my guest of honour is, Chee Jia Xin, a girl who hails from Johor, Malaysia. Just like Kam, Salehah, Natasya and myself, Continue reading Jia Xin: Perseverance And Architecture (Part 5 Of 10)

The Crispy Curry Puff: A Southeast Asian Snack

Many different people of various races and ethnicities populate Southeast Asia. As part of that colonisation, European settlers, brought in workers from their overseas colonies to work in their mines and plantations. Eventually, some of the workers settled down locally, Continue reading The Crispy Curry Puff: A Southeast Asian Snack

Nut About Nuts: Phenomenal Dessert In Malacca

The year 2020 has been stressful for me. With the Movement Control Order (MCO) and passing of my grandma, it has been tough to even see the bright side of things. However, thankfully there are some things that give me Continue reading Nut About Nuts: Phenomenal Dessert In Malacca

Peranakan Malay: Keeping The Language Alive

The origin story of the Peranakans has always encountered debates. All things considered, it is difficult to determine its exact history. Even the most esteemed scholars are unable to come up with a definitive answer. Nevertheless, there has always been Continue reading Peranakan Malay: Keeping The Language Alive

Peranakan: Origin Story Of The People Of The Straits

Not many people can say that they have met a Peranakan before let alone hail from that lineage. Growing up in a Peranakan household meant that I had a unique upbringing. Everything from culture to food and fashion had a Continue reading Peranakan: Origin Story Of The People Of The Straits

Myth Or Fact: You’ll Only Ever Need One Suit

With the advent of casual Fridays and… gasp!… casual everyday… would anyone even bother to dress up for work anymore? In fact, does a gentleman even have a need for a suit at all? Fortunately, most men would have at Continue reading Myth Or Fact: You’ll Only Ever Need One Suit