Good to see Google paying tribute to the late great Yasmin Ahmad. The doodle features a water-coloured picture of Yasmin, along with the Google logo stylised in the ‘Sepet’ movie poster typeface. Google Doodles are the fun, surprising, and sometimes spontaneous changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists.
Going to begin reading this book for the third time. The last I read it was a few years back. It’s extremely funny and highly recommended for anyone who wouldn’t mind looking at the lighter side of India from the eyes of a somewhat whiny journalist, Sarah McDonald. It was first recommended to me by Zeenee when we were dating! She’s got a great taste for books. From Amazon, Publishers (…) Read more
Nothing beats an amazing Masala tea after lunch. Few places serve great Indian tea, one of them being Zeenee’s and my favourite, Brahmins Kitchen in Petaling Jaya. They serve great vegetarian meals and recently upgraded their menu to include at least 60-70 types of dishes. Not sure if the have an official website though but here’s the contact info: Brahmin’s Kitchen Jalan 52/18, Unit 24 +603-7931-9193 Update 6/1/2015: From the (…) Read more
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