Documentary Review 101: Excellent The Only Son by Simonka de Jong 2012

The Only Son Simonka de Jong Youtube Video Documentary

I caught this excellent documentary by Simonka de Jong, a 49 years old Dutch filmmaker based in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Youtube the other day. I was amazed by the simplicity of the storyline and yet where the characters in this documentary face some of the toughest conflicts in the daily lives. Image source: Youtube.

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Attitude 101: Avoidable Accidents Happens When No One Gives a Damn

accident facebook pesky motorcyclist

accident facebook pesky motorcyclist

A few days ago, a Facebook page called “DashCam Owners Malaysia” for obvious reasons uploaded an accident video that shows a lady motorcyclist casually crossing several lanes without even looking to her right for the on-coming traffic.

Rightfully and deservingly she was hit by a car causing her to fly and fall in front of the car. See the grab shots from the video – it is clear that she is in great pain after the accident but most of the commentators on Facebook agreed that she well deserved it.

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World Affairs 101: Lessons To Be Learned, The Aberfan Disaster

The Crown Aberfan Queen Royalty TV

With Netflix as our main source of entertainment these days, one of the favourite series among others has been The Crown which portrays the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her wedding in the 1940s until the 1990s and some key moments in history including the Aberfan disaster. Image Source: Scala Radio

Although one accepts that considering it is TV series, some of the events that have happened would have been heavily dramatized. It however does shows the tension and stress that the royalties, namely Prince Phillip and Prince Charles in light of the standing of the Queen.

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National Security 2020: ISIS Terrorists – Why Indonesia Can Do It, We Can’t?

ISIS

Seriously, the Pakatan Harapan government needs to go to a corner and reflect on its decision when it comes to bringing former ISIS terrorists and their radicalised families back to Malaysia. Why we are rolling out the red carpet to these terrorists? Infographic source: ISIS

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Personal 101: An Unexpected Beautiful Valentine Post

Valentine Dave Event

Happy belated Valentine’s Day.

Frankly speaking, I don’t send roses on Valentine for 2 main reasons and it has nothing to do with PAS Youth’s call to boycott Valentine’s Day. 2 reasons – 1. Expression of love should not be confined to one particular day of the year and 2. Price of roses on Valentine’s Day is insanely expensive (unless you have your own rose garden).

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Personal 101: D, The Forgetful

D The Forgetful Children Personal

(Unfortunately, we have one cute, lovable Mr Forgetful right here at home and it is difficult to get angry with this guy. Image source: http://plasmanc.blogspot.com/)

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Health 101: Celebrating World Rabies Day

rabies health stray dogs cats

(How rabies spreads and what are the possible treatment – Image source: The Star)

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Movie Review: Funny, Joyful Toy Story 3 (2010)

Toy Story Movie Children Animation

(Can you identify the new toys in this latest sequel of the Toy Story series? There are evil ones in the bunch now. Poster source: Wikipedia)

When Toy Story 3 was first mentioned on TV, one of the very first people to take note of it was my son.

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Blogging 101: News Snippets As At 16 April 2010

hulu selangor kamalanathan snippet

(News snippet – the one that got screwed for Hulu Selangor by-elections, both Samy and Palanivel – Image source: The Nut Graph)

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TED Talk 2010: Jamie Oliver – Teaching Kids on Natural Food

food

An interesting talk on teaching kids on food given by Jamie Oliver at TED 2010. Image source: https://alifeofproductivity.com.

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