How We Had Our Malaysian Chinese Wedding For Under RM10,000

Marriage is meant to be a lifelong commitment – you are, after all, vowing to your significant other “to have and to hold, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and health, until death do us part.” But before you get to that stage, you have that ceremony to go through to make it ‘official’ – the wedding. Now, I know not … Continue reading How We Had Our Malaysian Chinese Wedding For Under RM10,000

A Malaysian Chinese Wedding – Part 2: Customs, Traditions and Culture

Hey guys!  Welcome to part 2 of A Malaysian Chinese Wedding! I previously blogged about the planning and preparation stage: items to get, where to rent dresses, engaging a photographer and chaperone, etc. which you can read here.  This time around, I’ll be running through some of the customs and traditions involved, some of which I also experienced for the first time during the ceremony … Continue reading A Malaysian Chinese Wedding – Part 2: Customs, Traditions and Culture

30-Day Writing Challenge Day 13 : A Memorable Stranger

13. A Memorable Stranger stranger /ˈstreɪn(d)ʒə/ noun a person whom one does not know or with whom one is not familiar. It was many years ago when I first watched Wong Fu Production’s Youtube short, Strangers Again which chronicles the stages of a relationship. From being strangers gradually trying to get to know each other, getting into a relationship, going through a honeymoon phase where … Continue reading 30-Day Writing Challenge Day 13 : A Memorable Stranger

30-Day Writing Challenge: Day 12 – Friendships

12. Friendships  Friendships come easy to some people. It’s fascinating how some people just have the gift of the gab for approaching complete strangers and somehow leaving with numbers, smiles and promises to catch up over drinks someday. I, on the other hand, have struggled with this since high school. Being bullied, ostracised and made to feel like I never belonged, I am now somewhat … Continue reading 30-Day Writing Challenge: Day 12 – Friendships

30-Day Writing Challenge – Day 11: An Adventure In The Kitchen

11. An Adventure In The Kitchen First things first: I am not much of a cook. When I was younger, my mother ruled the kitchen with an iron-fist, and would often shoo me out because I wasn’t cutting something right or wasn’t quick enough to take the pan off the heat, etc. Over the years, my interest waned, and while she did eventually try to … Continue reading 30-Day Writing Challenge – Day 11: An Adventure In The Kitchen