22 March 18 – Settling back into home after coming back from India

22 March 18 – Settling back into home after coming back from India

Now that I’ve had time to settle in and reflect on my trip and catch up with some people…I’ve had time to realise how I feel about coming home. It’s hard for me to put into words, but I feel sad. I have this classic description of post-holiday depression. Everything here seems so colourless and [...]

What it’s like to spend Chinese New Year in Malaysia (Ipoh)

What it’s like to spend Chinese New Year in Malaysia (Ipoh)

For those who haven’t read my previous blogs, I was born in Malaysia and like many Malaysians, my family is of Chinese descent. We typically celebrate Chinese New Year (CNY) every year. It’s like Christmas on steroids. Growing up, I used to go back every two years to my hometown in Ipoh to see my [...]