Monthly Archives: July 2013

THE STORY OF LEMBING AWANG PULANG KE DAYANG

Some of you readers may have watched a movie entitled “Lembing Awang Pulang Ke Dayang” which was shown on the silver screen approximately five years ago. It was an adaptation from a true story happened in the village of my … Continue reading

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PREPARATION FOR THE HARI RAYA AIDILFITRI

Waiting for the approach of the month of Syawal is the most exciting period in the life of every Muslim. It simply means we need not fast any longer, at least for the next eleven months. There is no need to wake … Continue reading

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A KENDURI AT PARIT BAKAR

Every time when grandma took me along to Parit Bakar, I would be jumping with joy because I loved playing around the rambutan trees, running at the back yard where few mangosteen and durian trees stood  alongside few other fruit … Continue reading

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THE MYTH OF ‘LAILA TOK QADAR’.

Growing up in a small town like Muar town was full of mystical tales and some of these tales have turned into legends of their own. During the days when I grew, I was taught many things which have become today’s laughing stocks. … Continue reading

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IN PREPARATION FOR MY LCE EXAMINATION

It was in 1965 that I sat for my LCE examination. LCE is Lower Certificate of Education and I must pass this exam to allow me to proceed to Form Four. If my results were not good enough, I may … Continue reading

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THE DAY I WAS CIRCUMCISED

One of the most traumatic moment in a Muslim boy’s life of my time was the day he must be circumcised. In most cases, a boy must be circumcised upon reaching the age of eleven or twelve. I had mine when … Continue reading

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FRIENDLY TITLES HILARIOUS TO THE EARS

If your name was Muhammad and you happened to live in Muar town any time in the early sixties, and your house was beside a big public water tank, you would surely be known as ‘Mat Tangki’. If your house was next to … Continue reading

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