Wanna see Turtles?

One of the things that I wanted to do when I visited Kuantan, on Malaysia’s east coast back in 1989 was to see sea turtles. A few of my friends from dental school went together for that trip. Being a boy growing up on a small island, I had my fair chances of seeing the…

Death

Death and taxes are said to be the two things that no one can escape. I do not fully agree. A person can stay away from many ‘direct’ taxes (e.g. income tax) if he or she tries hard enough. On the other hand, nobody can argue that we are all subject to indirect taxes anyway…

A Tough Cookie

Nowadays many people take up running as a hobby or habit in Singapore and Hong Kong. Running is a rather low consumption sport, nothing much in terms of facilities is needed for running. It is also a lovely form of exercise as long as it is done at an easy pace. An easy pace is…

Late or not?

We are officially in 2015. “Officially” because as of this time, schools have re-opened, people are back at work and life is pretty much back to normal after the year end celebrations. Quoting my little one at home, “The 12 days of Christmas are over.” She is right – now is back to life and…