2013 has been a great year and look forward to a wonderful 2014 with my beloved wife and son. The two darlings of my life. I have learnt so much this year from the both of you and looking forward for an exciting and adventurous 2014. I was just contemplating earlier on some of the things I’ve managed to accomplish in 2013. Pretty happy about it. Anyway, the great G.K. (…) Read more
In one of the first few pages of Lawrence Anthony‘s “The Last Rhinos”, you get a statement that “The Author condemns past and present governments of”…a few countries are named, one of them being Malaysia. I’m not sure why but somehow here in Malaysia, there seems to be very poor understanding on the basic rights of animals. An article published by The Star today talking about Malaysia’s worst animal cruelty (…) Read more
I hope that someday, Zeenee, Saivhes and I will be able to stay at this beautiful 4500 ha private game reserve called Thula Thula. They have this beautiful luxurious tents as well as an awesome surrounding. This place was bought over and developed by the late Lawrence Anthony, the elephant whisperer and from their website, they cater to vegetarians as well.
I’m half way through reading Deepak Chopra‘s new book titled “What you are you hungry for?”. Though the book focuses on permanent weight loss, well-being and lightness of the soul, I believe there are some gems in this book that everyone can benefit from. One of it is the mindful-eating meditation. According to Deepak, this exercise increases our awareness and by eating one to two meals a week this way you can (…) Read more
I think it’s somewhat befitting that the Pope gets TIME’s honour for the Person of the year. I recently read Robert Moynihan’s “Pray for Me: The Life and Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis, First Pope from the Americas” which I thought served as a great introduction to Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis. I’m not a Catholic but am definitely a big fan of Pope Francis. He took the name of a (…) Read more
I’m glad I made the decision to be a vegetarian many years back. It started off as part of a pilgrimage me and my wife were about to make but it turned out to be a permanent decision. Today, when people ask me, why am I a vegetarian, it’s actually more out of love for animals and the disgust I have for the way the meat industry treats them as opposed (…) Read more