Governance 101: Seriously, It’s Only Common Sense, Right?

Common Sense

(It is common sense that petrol stations have plenty of flammable fuel, so imagine seeing a fire at the petrol station. Now imagine if you are next to it or worst, you and your love ones in the inferno. Image source:

You probably have seen the above sign at your nearest petrol station but you probably acted like an idiot and ignored it anyway.… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: Seriously, It’s Only Common Sense, Right?”

Trip to Brunei – Part 2

Been having pork dishes for the last 2 days…

(Spicy chicken curry with a different)

I have been busy with work but surprisingly the drive to work and back was not as stressful as one would experience in KL. Even at peak hours, there is hardly any traffic jam and driving has been a breeze.… [Click to read the rest] “Trip to Brunei – Part 2”

Fuel Price Increase: 30 Cents Up, It Is Time To Do A Budget


(A sample of my very crude but effective budget dashboard template in worksheet format – of course, I have multiple sheets for daily input of expenses and consolidation by months. The consolidation by month is more for the yearly income tax reporting)

Is this sound very familiar to you?

You received your salary on the dot and based on a rough calculation (some use only their 10 fingers), deducting estimated expenses for the month (it was food, beer and transportation for me), you gather that there is a surplus of almost RM1,000 (I know RM1,000 is bloody lot for some.… [Click to read the rest] “Fuel Price Increase: 30 Cents Up, It Is Time To Do A Budget”

Economy 101: 30 Cents Fuel Price Increase – Time to Boycott Some Restaurants

restaurant price increase

When the announcement on the fuel price was made, the Indian Restaurant near my work place lost not time increasing the food prices.

It cost us more now for breakfast and lunch at this restaurant now  – teh tarik went up from RM1.00 to RM1.20, burger up by another 20 cents and roti canai up by another 10 cents.… [Click to read the rest] “Economy 101: 30 Cents Fuel Price Increase – Time to Boycott Some Restaurants”

The day I ignored my own judgement!

(Imagine seeing this the whole time when driving and was not wise enough to pull over and fill it up. That is being foolish indeed. Picture source:

These days I fill my car tank full…I am not sure why. Perhaps it was due to the increase in the price of petrol or it was the convenience of filling it once (rather than several times).
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