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James Alexander Ritchie

Strangers in the forests

The supernatural is ubiquitous in children’s entertainment, from Grimm and Hans Andersen to Disney and ‘Harry Potter’.— Richard Dawkins, English...

Down memory lane with Frank and Ema

Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us.— Oscar Wilde, Irish poet and playwright

Celebrating the magical 70

Wisdom doesn’t automatically come with old age. Nothing does — except wrinkles. It’s true, some wines improve with age. But...

Bukit Peninjau — a historic institution

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.— Thomas Fuller, English historian

Mourning loss of our police heroes

Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their...

Writing Sarawak’s ‘Great Story’

Any fool can make history, but it takes a genius to write it.— Oscar Wilde, Irish poet and playwright

A blessing in disguise?

I think the extent to which I have any balance at all, any mental balance, is because of being a...

A case of red tape or complacency?

Developing countries often have hypertrophied bureaucracies, requiring businesses to deal with enormous amounts of red tape.– James Surowiecki, American Journalist

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