Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Adeline Liong

Don’t complain when it rains

Just as I was about to reach the office yesterday afternoon, the skies opened up and it rained cats and dogs. The rain made me, my shoes and my umbrella wet. But I did not complain. I never complain about...

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and mother figures

A belated Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and mother figures who look after other people’s children like their own. Mother’s Day is celebrated by over 40 countries in the world but on different dates and Malaysia was among the...

Taking my best friends to the vet

Last Saturday, I discovered that Lucky, one of my two dogs, was sick after it refused to eat. The female dog normally has a good appetite and when it did not even glance at the bowl of food I...

Happy Workers’ Day!

Happy Workers’ Day or Labour Day to all of you, my friends! Workers’ Day or Labour Day is a public holiday observed by many countries in the world. Malaysia began observing it in 1972 after an announcement by the late...

My cup runneth over ….

I have been blessed with many good things recently. When I followed my nephew and his wife as they drove to Kota Samarahan, I ended up buying four big pineapples quite cheaply from a roadside stall. I love pineapples and...

Good ladders make good neighbours

Last week, I asked my younger sister to borrow a ladder from a neighbour in order to trim the banana leaves in my garden. Some people say banana trees do not need much trimming. I disagree with them. I find...

Living with an Alzheimer’s patient

Every day and night, my 79-year-old mother asks me “Are we going home tomorrow?” When she first asked me this question, I replied nicely and politely. By now, she has asked me this question thousands of times already. And after hundreds...

Baking with love

I made some butter pumpkin cupcakes late one night. My son ate some the next day and said they were good. I had put some dried cranberries on top and he suggested I add raisins to the batter the...

Oh, the joys of gardening …

I have two winter melons in my garden. I am so happy. So far this year, I have already harvested two winter melons from my garden. I am glad that at least, I have some vegetables growing my garden....

Happy school holiday to you and your family!

Today is the start of a oneweek holiday for secondary schools in Sarawak. Many parents and guardians welcome such a break f rom school. It means being able to wake up a bit later in the morning instead of...

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Action to be taken against errant coffee shops

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