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Entries for September 2016

Paying Back

Bapo lives over the bridge and along the alley from me.


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Family Obligations

Each morning, below my Melacca river window, a local man brings four tortoises out for their breakfast.


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No Longer Strangers

When did you last initiate a conversation with someone you didn’t know?


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Just Around the Corner in Paradise

The Perhentian Islands are tiny jewels off the coast of north eastern Malaysia.


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Battle of the Birds

Every Friday morning a bird singing competition is held in Kota Bahru, and the chorus can be heard several streets away.


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Imperfectly Perfect

With twelve weeks left until I head home to New Zealand, there remains a particular writing commitment I’ve made to myself.


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No Straight Lines

I’ve always been in awe of those who can paint, draw and create works of art. Feeling inadequate, the annoying little voice in my head has kept reminding me that I can’t even draw a straight line.


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Take a Number and Wait

Sentral Station in Kuala Lumpur is an enormous multi-level transport hub, from which trains and buses head all over Malaysia. It's a logical place to enquire about a train that runs between cities across the other side of the country.


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