An interesting read at Lim Kit Siang’s blog titled “92% Parliament majority turns ugly…”. Well, it is not the first time I am hearing about it or have shaken my head on the hooligans that we have elected to the Parliament. This led me to think on the reasons why majority is showing their ugly side:-
It was 6.15 am and I was half asleep when my wife woke me up this morning
As I forced myself to take cold shower, my mind was going through the activities for today. I was more or less was very awake after the shower. A quick enthusiasm kicked in as I was drying myself (with a towel) in the bathroom.… [Click to read the rest] ““Electrocuted” at the elbow”
Last week, I was invited to an office reunion lunch.
My ex-big boss from my ex company was leaving the company and he thought it will be best to meet the “old” gang before he leaves. So, when I got the invitation, I immediately said yes. It will be good to see old office mates – not seen them for 2 – 3 years now.… [Click to read the rest] “Reunions – when to go for one?”
It has been a while (years I think) since me and my cousins did this…have an outdoor barbeque session. So, a group of us got together and decided to have one for old time sake. Each of us had responsibility for the day and not surprisingly the task of buying beverages fell on me.… [Click to read the rest] “Weekend out for Barbeque”
Around 5,000 dabbawallas (or also known as tiffin-carriers) work every day through a system of multiple relay to deliver more than 175,000 tiffin boxes for lunch in the city of Mumbai, India in an exercise that begins at 9 am and ends at 5 pm.
The question begging to be answered is whether we are going to be professional enough to act when a disaster (natural or man-made) strikes.
That thought came into my mind when I was watching Mega cities: Mexico City over National Geography Channel in Astro.
Considering Mexico City is the world’s biggest city but at ground zero – on one side: one of the world’s most earthquake-prone hotspots, on the other: one of the world’s most active volcanoes and beneath their feet – a shaky foundation of landfill.… [Click to read the rest] “Disasters and Malaysia’s readiness”
An interesting topic in The Star today and I must agree there that RM100 is indeed not much today but is it?
Now let’s see that again based on my daily expenses
A) When I was studying Law part time and working full time (almost 10 years ago)
Transportation: RM2.00 bus fare to and fro my house to KL (then I walk from the bus station to my work place, almost 5 kilometers away and walk again to the college – no wonder I was slim and very healthy then)
Food total: RM3.50 based on RM1.00 (“nasi lemak biasa” or 3 kari-puffs, either one for almost everyday!