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
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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
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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
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For many of us, this three-letter word, AGE, can mean a lot of things: Some say it’s just a number; others cower in fear when they see the numbers increase; and then there are some of us who welcome the
Continue reading Ageing Gracefully, Embracing Change: A Work In Progress