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Please call me ‘Sayang’

“Oppa, saranghae!” is a phrase I’ll never utter to a man. More like it’s doubtful I’ll ever get the chance to, unless I somehow manage to snag a Korean fella along the way. I like the ring to the word, it sounds respectful but at the same time, it gives away a hint of ‘something’ … Continue reading

attraction vs. temptation and vice versa

can you resist the urge to covet for something that is close to being forbidden? i know the saying that ‘everything is possible’, but how do you muster the strength to deny wanting something that is so beyond your reach, that even if you are given a slight glimmer of hope, you know deep within … Continue reading

what did you do during the night of Oscars?

I got plenty done on Sunday. Caught up on some reading, went to buy some essentials, returned an accidental purchase, met up with N at her place, replied to a distress text from Z and to end the night, we went for what supposedly be a nice dinner to blow off some steam, so to … Continue reading

What’s in the name?

Before I go any further, let me make it clear that I am a reformed shopaholic. I can say that with the utmost confidence and a little sense of pride simply because i am happy with what I’ve accomplished. It wasn’t hard for me to curb the insatiable need to make that one last purchase … Continue reading

Doing my bit, but is it enough?

I had an eye opening experience last Thursday when I decided to volunteer for Food Bank For New York City and spending almost half of my day putting the need of others before mine, witnessing first hand the challenges of those who are not as fortunate as I am, face on a daily basis. I … Continue reading

MAS-alah

national carrier, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is in a shitload of trouble. cutting off more routes both domestically and internationally is not helping the airline one bit. in a recent candid discussion with a close friend of mine who has been living abroad and globe trotting for the past 15 years or so had somehow hit … Continue reading

kecoh satu dunia

the world’s abuzz with the latest jaw dropping news of a Malay Malaysian Muslim (and henceforth with be abbreviated as MMM) who recently got hitched to a mat salleh in a civil ceremony somewhere abroad. no biggie kan? plenty of MMMs who have been leaving overseas ended up getting married to someone local, doesn’t always … Continue reading

raya abroad is a b***h.

*drooling, drooling, drools* ah yes..kuih tart nenas. a must-have kuih for raya. i daresay, eid mubarak in malaysia would not be the same without this said kuih. the makciks and kuih makers must have raked tons of profits overcharging their customers every year, as muslims (and some non muslims as well) prepare wayy in advance for … Continue reading

i’m sorry, but it’s over.

i don’t know about statistics, but i am pretty certain that presently, the universal divorce rate is off the frickin’ charts. i guess i should google some hard facts to back up my statement, but right now i’m just too damn distracted and straight up lazy. lazy is an understatement for i have been slacking … Continue reading

mat salleh o mat salleh

Senario di suatu restoren yang boleh tahan mahalnya di metropolis manhattan,”so, ladies what will you have this lovely afternoon? Would you like to hear our specials for today?” Hot lady #1 menjawab dengan penuh konfiden nya, “oh no, its alright hun, I know what i’ll be having. Get me one roti kanai and a bowl … Continue reading