No. 2 made an apple pie last week. She has helped me before but this time, she did it all on her own. She took a mighty long time in doing it too but I won’t embarrass her by saying just how long. It was an accomplishment that she got it done while I was out of the house, with an SOS phone call in between.
This is in The Star today :
The bad weather and bad habits on the road took 15 lives on the first day of Ops Sikap IX, the festive season’s accident-prevention drive.
I : Your test is coming up. Bring your books and we’ll do some revision.
No. 3 : I’m big already. I can study on my own.
Read what Margaret Atwood had to say about this in her book, Negotiating with the Dead – A Writer on Writing.
There’s one characteristic that sets writing apart from most of the other arts – Continue reading
Join Yvonne Lee, former stewardess-turned-author of “The Sky is Crazy—Tales from a Trolley Dolly” as she shares candid views on being a stewardess, flying, travelling trivias and book writing.
She’ll be interviewed on The Morning Mixx Show on Traxx fm (Radio 4) this Saturday 22nd October from 10-11am. Listeners can call in to win 3 copies of The Sky is Crazy during the show.
Yvonne will also be at Borders Bookstore, Berjaya Times Square, KL at 3 pm on the same day for a book chat and signing session.”
I heard the news on MixFm while sending my kids to school. YAB Datin Seri Endon Mahmood passed away this morning at 7.55 am. She lost her battle with breast cancer three years after she was Continue reading
I am so happy for Nicole Ann David for being the first Malaysian to win the British Open today. This 22 year old has come a long way indeed. I distinctly remember a picture of her in the papers a few years ago. She had just lost a tournament and Continue reading
That’s Cendol Klang for you. The owner, Munusamy used to operate from a motorbike. He parked his mobile stall along Jalan Nanas, in front of a row of shops where a friend of mine had his dental practice. Customers sat on red plastic stools placed on the five-foot way, Continue reading
Those scavengers who come Continue reading
I’m in a spot of trouble. With blogging, that is. I started blogging less than two months ago. Everyday saw a new post, sometimes two. If you’d told me a month ago that I’ll run out of steam, I wouldn’t have believed it was possible. Now I do.
In BBC’s Authors on the Spot feature, J.K. Rowling offered some writing tips for children. The advice is good for adults too, so take note, all you aspiring novelists. (Note to self : get off the Internet now and go plan out your novel! Don’t forget that cup of tea.)
Any tips for kids who want to get started as an aspiring author?