Thursday, June 24, 2021

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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...

Embracing my new age

A few weeks ago, my son asked me if I knew the differences between being a child, teenager, adult and elderly. Before I could reply, my son – eager to impress with his newfound knowledge – answered his own question. “Well,...

Faceless dreams, a remarkable ending

In 1989 while serving as Julau Scout District Commissioner I was had the privilege to join a special camp. The big group of campers comprised Rela members of the district. It was planned to be for spending a night’s...

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...

Tanjung Manis will absorb activities of surrounding areas

The Yang di Pertua Negeri Sarawak, Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud last Tuesday performed the earth breaking of work on the development of bunker factory and jetty by Ascent Industrial Complex Sdn Bhd at Tanjung Manis Industrial...

Have guitar will travel

A Chinese movie in the late 60s/early 70s entitled ‘Have Swords Will Travel’ starring David Chiang and Ti Lung provides me with some inspiration with the title of this article though there are scores of other titles that could possibly...

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....

History through a child’s point of view

“What is history , Mummy?” my son, Ethan asked when I told him that we were going to Fort Margherita in Kuching, which housed the Brooke Gallery. I thought about how to explain to him what history was and...

Wheels with so much to tell

Keeping quiet was the best option when I heard my two colleagues talking about the latest car models in the market, both locally and internationally. Their enthusiasm for cars was really inspiring but certainly not infectious. If I were to...

CM pledges to implement people-centric policies

It is expected that the state government, led by Chief Minister, Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg, will make some adjustments and improvements to policies that have been laid down by his immediate predecessor, the late Datuk Patinggi Tan...

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Do we need at RM600K ambulance?

KUCHING: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba was urged to explain the need to procure 500 negative pressure...