Miri

Grand Old Lady

Grand Old Lady

The Grand Old Lady lives alone, High on Canada Hill, You may think she must be forlorn, But that is not how she feels.   Towering thirty metres above ground, Famous landmark she has become, Malaysia’s first cable-tool oil well is her crown, Also known as Miri Well Number One to some.   At over one hundred and five years ...

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Indiscriminate Parking & Parking Hogs

Parking Hogs

What annoys me the most in Miri, Are those who park like dimwits, With parking hogs adding to the melee, Mirians are driven to anger fits. Parking hogs are the worst ever, They are not playing by the rules, Reserving parking spots in ways they think are clever, Causing Mirians much parking blues. Business owners shoot themselves in the foot, ...

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What An Incredible Reunion!

Reunion dinner group (Photo credit William Ting)

The Kolej Tun Datu Tuanku Haji Bujang Year 1975-1976 Reunion is now history but it has been etched into the memory of those who made it to the function. I am one of the committee members and I take pride in the post-reunion accolades from the participants. Mr Ong Siang Phiaw, for instance, personally texted me, saying that the reunion ...

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My First Ever Live Interview On RedFM Sarawak

Rosalind & me

At about 10.15am this morning, my handphone rang. Glancing at it, I saw that the caller was Abang Mohd Tosen. He said he was ready to pick me up but I told him I was not ready yet as I had asked him to pick me at around 11.30am. I quickly shut down my laptop and went to change into ...

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Juliet Is Going To Be A Mum!

A notice informing the public that Juliet is in nest

I have not been to Piasau Nature Reserve for more than two months. I remember seeing Jimmy and Juliet mating when I visited the reserve on October 19 so I have the sudden urge to visit the reserve this evening to see if anything has evolved from that mating. I was in for a little shock. I used to park ...

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A Visit To A Bakam Farm

Close up on some cempedak

I called my brother Chin Tian this morning to find out whether he knows which school one of my Form 6 classmates is attached to. Another college mate Jessie Goh has informed me that the classmate is teaching in Miri. As my brother used to be a school principal in Miri, I thought he may know. Unfortunately my brother does ...

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Sarawak Traditional Clothing & Talent Show

The 10 finalists of the Sarawak Traditional Clothing & Talent Show

I was at Permaisuri Imperial City Mall this morning with my family when I saw that the Sarawak Traditional Clothing & Talent Show was just about to begin. So I decided to watch the show and photograph the participants while my family went shopping. The show is organised by See Hua Marketing in collaboration with the Miri Single Mothers’ Assistance ...

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