The 2012 Olympic Games, London – Opening Ceremony

As I look at the stats of this blog, there are quite a number of readers from the UK and Europe. The huge bulk of readers come from USA and North America. How many of you were in London for the opening of the 2012 Olympic Games? While there were millions in London alone, the … Continue reading

Salam Aidiladha 1432H

Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ‘Īd al-’Aḍḥá, IPA: [ʕiːd al ʔadˁˈħaː], “feast of sacrifice”) or “Festival of Sacrifice” or “Greater Eid” is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (Isma’il) as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide … Continue reading

Congratulations to All Blacks 2011

After more than 2 decades of not being the champion, they did it once more. This time it was against France and who says there was no tension. At a final score of 8 – 7, many of the spectators at the actual game, at home and at restaurants (who offered FREE widescreen LIVE coverage … Continue reading

Hospitality at a Wedding

Just to share an experience today. Was escorting the entourage of the bride to a wedding. Since they travelled by bus from almost 200KM away, their arrival was 45 mins early at the bridegroom’s house. We were greeted by the ushers from the groom’s side.  Although everyone was already off the bus and quite tired after nearly … Continue reading



Ramadhan once more

Today is the 7th day of Ramadhan. Muslims all over the world fast during this entire month. Here is some detailed info. Among the modern challenges of today is trying to find the best food to consume for breaking fast. I have been to Ramadhan markets in 3 different states over the past 7 days … Continue reading

From FELDA to New South Wales

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to send off my cousin at KLIA (KL International Airport). His 8 hour flight, scheduled at 10:10PM would to take him 6,612 KM south of KL to Sydney, New South Wales,Australia.. a country well known for its kangaroo’s, koala bears, boomerangs, live stock and much much more. There is also … Continue reading

Bank Stalkers

I was at the bank just now to withdraw some cash. Upon coming out of the bank there were some people who were there asking for money. I couldn’t say that they were stalkers but they did look suspicious… The Star Online : Wednesday January 30, 2008 Bank stalkers: Call the cops By ANDREW SAGAYAM … Continue reading

Happy 2008 !

To all readers : I would like to wish you the maximum of success in all your listed resolutions for 2008. May some, if not all of them become a reality & not just mere writing in a diary, notebook or piece of paper. If it did not work in 2007, then try it again … Continue reading

Horse Heart Attack

I was in the car on the way to Sungai Buloh yesterday evening and passed by the exit near the racetrack to the MINES in Seri Kembangan and saw the massive weekend jam due to the horse races. I kept thinking to myself how much money was being spent on the racetrack by winners to … Continue reading