Long Shadow

Long shadow

Lin Yutang said the end of the day is near When small men cast long shadows But there is no need for fear From the shadows will emerge heroes.   A long shadow blankets our country We seem to be in a state of regression The political situation is cause for worry Patriotic hearts bleed for the nation.   Long ...

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Namewee Sings High Pitch Together With Jess Lee


After the phenomenal success of “Stranger in The North” (漂向北方), his duet with Wang Leehom, Namewee is again going viral with “High Pitch Together” (一起飆高音), a duet with Malaysian singer Jess Lee (李佳薇). The video, uploaded to Youtube two days ago, has garnered almost 750,000 views at the time of my writing this short blog article. Stranger in the North, ...

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Cosplay Competition

A dance performance

If you were in Permaisuri Imperial City Mall last Saturday morning, you would have seen Cosplayers performing on stage on the first floor. I arrived at the mall a bit late and I missed the performances of the first two contestants. There were eleven contestants so I only managed to watch the performances of nine of the contestants. The term ...

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The Taste Of Borneo Carnival 2017

Taste of Borneo Carnival 2017 Event Calendar

The culture, craft and food based carnival ‘Taste of Borneo 2017’ commences today at Boulevard Mall’s open car parking compound and will end on Dec 3. Organised by Sarawak Chinese Association in collaboration with Sarawak Islamic Information Centre and multi-cultural and multi religious groups in Miri such as Dayak Association Miri, Sikh Association Miri, Indian Association Miri, Malay Association Miri, ...

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The Best Chicken Rice In Miri

Chef Wong's Chicken Rice

When it comes to chicken rice in Miri, my biggest gripe is that a lot of the chicken rice outlets do not have nice grinded chilli sauce to go along with the chicken. Some of their chicken taste not bad but their chilli leaves a lot to be desired. But that has come to an end since I discovered Chef ...

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Debbie & Joseph

Peanut butter. Yes, this post is about peanut butter. To be precise, it is about Jobbie peanut butter. I was at home this afternoon when Ninja Van delivered a packet addressed to my son. It was later in the evening that my son told us the packet contained six bottles of Jobbie Chunky Peanut Butter (380 grams). My wife and ...

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60 Minutes Halloween Party

60 Minutes Halloween Party

I was at Imperial Mall Old Wing this afternoon when I realised that the 60 Minutes Halloween Party was about to start. I dashed to my car parked in the basement of the Permaisuri Imperial City Mall, to grab my camera. It was fun watching the zumba dances. The pulsating music really created a great atmosphere for dancing. Below is ...

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RIP Young Man!

Drug addiction

RIP Young Man Another young life snubbed out Years of struggles came to nought Seeking escape from reality Only to meet with futility. The mountain was too tough to climb Drugs took him to hell, disguised as something sublime Like a prisoner in a prisoner cell Like a ship unable to set sail. Drugs destroyed his body Cutting short his ...

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Miss Charity Beauty Pageant Preview

Christine Chua

I happened to be in Permaisuri Imperial City Mall last Sunday afternoon when I heard the MC announced that the Miss Charity Beauty Pageant Preview Show was scheduled to start at 2pm. I quickly went to my car and grabbed my camera. The beauty pageant is organised by Chloe’s Dream Studio. The fashion outfits and eyewear for the show at ...

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Tusan Icecream

Our four smoothies

I have read great reviews about Tusan coconut ice cream for quite a while now but did not try it out until a few days ago when I visited the Permy branch with my wife, my son Leslie and my sister-in-law Angela Ngieng.  The four of us all opt for the coconut smoothie with ice cream. The smoothie had a ...

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