Respecting Animals, Wildlife and The Return of Malaysia’s Lizard King

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


The Beautiful Private Game Reserve called Thula Thula

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.

Photo Source: Flickr@chiotsrun

Mindful-Eating Meditation by Deepak Chopra

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


TIME’s Person of the Year 2013: Pope Francis

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


Al Jazeera English Magazine

If you have not read Al Jazeera’s English magazine before, now would be a good time to give it a try. They have recently released a special edition on Nelson Mandela which has beautiful photos, articles and videos. This magazine is available on Ipad and Iphone users via the Newstand app and its free! Not sure if its available on other devices though. I was extremely impressed with the layout (…) Read more

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