Category: Books

2014 najib golf

(Not everyone can be the PM – very, very hard at “work” overseas in 2014. Some had said that there is nothing wrong for a leader to take a break. Well, that is correct but not when the country is seeing one of the worst floods around. The big mamma still on holiday, its so seems – no one had seen her wading through the high water in downtown Kota Bahru.Click to read the rest

darwin

(Book on Darwin is banned in Malaysia. What is the criteria to ban a book? What constitute a great endangerment of public harmony? It gets rather ugly when a book is banned just because it goes against one’s personal values and beliefs. Cartoon source: http://www.incidentalcomics.com)

Still saying that the implementation of hudud will not impact the non Muslims?… Click to read the rest

Big bad wolf

After the great success last year (and the years before), BBWB (Big Bad Wolf Book) sale was back at the same place this year and we made sure we were there on the opening day.

But before that, please allow me to trace back to the beginning of this year when I mentioned that I was intending on adding another book cabinet before end of the year BBWB sale and turn the small family area upstairs into a mini library.

(An U Boat story – Image source: http://military.discovery.com)

I spent almost 1 month to draft out my NaNoWriMo 2008’s entry titled “The Malayan U Boat” and spent probably another 1 week to clean up and polish the story.

For those who are interested to read, I have uploaded the pdf version of the story in Google Docs.… Click to read the rest

(Gosh, I have missed out on this series for sometime now)

Please read the rest of the series here

(Image source: http://www.black-magic.co.nz)

When I was in my secondary school, this comic book – The Adventures of Tintin series was one of the most sought out “books” in the school library (ya, we had good collection of comic books in library and we often read them just before the examinations to release tensions).… Click to read the rest

My Read 0 (0)

(One of the books that was laid off for sometime before I managed to read it “cover to cover”)

When I am not in front of my laptop playing games or watching a movie, I am on my bed with a thick book, completely “lost” in a fantasy world.

Just a couple of days more for the year end closing, I thought of starting a new column on the side of this blog to display the book that I am reading now.… Click to read the rest

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