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)

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)

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)

Clara: Confessions Of An Inquisitive Student (Part 7 Of 10)

Previously, we shared about Alice Wansa’s architecture school journey. Today, we let Clara Lee share her own reflections. Clara is the second child out of seven children in her family. She hails from Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Coming from such a Continue reading Clara: Confessions Of An Inquisitive Student (Part 7 Of 10)

Batik Designs: A Southeast Asian Cultural Identity (Part 1 Of 3)

The era of Asian culture is here and thriving like never before. There is increasing popularity of the Southeast Asian fabric called ‘batik’. Especially with the younger generation, we can already see their rage today with things from the past. Continue reading Batik Designs: A Southeast Asian Cultural Identity (Part 1 Of 3)

Alice: Adversities Of An International Student (Part 6 Of 10)

When reading or hearing stories of one’s self-discovery, it is always interesting to see that some of these stories are similar in how they start. When the plot comes in, each of these stories create their own climax and conclusion. Continue reading Alice: Adversities Of An International Student (Part 6 Of 10)

Hibby: An Ordinary Person With An Extraordinary Upbringing

We all have someone we are rooting for in our lives. Whoever they may be, we want them to reach their full potential without many mishaps bothering them. But what if the means to their success have not even been Continue reading Hibby: An Ordinary Person With An Extraordinary Upbringing

Kam: Imagination To Reality In Architecture (Part 4 Of 10)

Previously, I introduced Salehah from Penang, who shared her views, experiences and struggles during her four years of architecture studies. Today, my featured guest is a girl who hails from Brunei. Like me, she also pursued her architectural studies at Continue reading Kam: Imagination To Reality In Architecture (Part 4 Of 10)

Extreme Activities: Adventure Race (Part 2 Of 2)

Back for more on this adventure race series? Then you’ll get to know how to become more risk-taking. First, find your favourite types of adventures. Then consider joining the adventure racing community. This will stimulate your competitive side. How about Continue reading Extreme Activities: Adventure Race (Part 2 Of 2)