Monthly Archives: April 2013

COMICS, MAGAZINES AND BOOKS

It was not until I reached the age of seven that I began to read. Although I started learning how to read at a young age of six when I attended my first school at the Sekolah Bandar (Town School), … Continue reading

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MY THREE ‘SISTERS’

During my growing days until I was ten years old, I did not have many male cousins who lived nearby except for my three elder female cousins who lived just next door. I have four other male cousins but they … Continue reading

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A PICNIC AT TANJUNG

There wasn’t any decent beach around the Tanjung area and the only place where people could spend their time playing with the sea water was a small lagoon besides the residence of the District Officer. In fact it was hardly … Continue reading

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LEARNING THE MUQADAM

Parents of my time were very strict when it came to the Islamic religion and my grandparents were no exception. They would not bother even if you were spotted with a Beatle hairdo or that of Elvis Presley but don’t … Continue reading

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ONCE WE HAD A SMALL TAPIOCA ‘PLANTATION’

The compound of the house I grew with was quite spacious (can’t figure out the actual sq.ft.), spacious enough for me and my little cousins to play football and badminton at the front portion while at the back portion we … Continue reading

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THE NIGHT WE BECAME INVINCIBLE

We all have experiences worth remembering, events that will not find it easy to be erased from our memory. Like everything else, memories that we left behind are not all the good ones, surely there will be some unpleasant events, … Continue reading

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SCENE AT TAMAN SELERA

Taman Selera is situated along Jalan Suleiman, quite a near distant to the town center. This was the only place Muar youth of my time would flock during the night. Those days we used the word ‘kumpul’ not ‘lepak’. It … Continue reading

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