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The Beauty of the Walk

I love to walk. And if I were to be honest about it, I love and indeed, need the long walk of a solitary and contemplative nature, a time where I have a chance to reflect, think and pray. This…

A Jaunt around town

Last week I found myself with a couple of hours around town while waiting for another activity later in the evening. As usual, I tried to make the best of it while waiting, fishing out my trusty Leica and roaming…

The People Have Spoken

Imagine a group of people so passionate in what and who they believe in, that they will cheer in agreement, jeer in unison, dance with a spontanevity of that of innocent children, sing in chorus with voices ringing, and lift…

Tokyo Dreaming – The Exhibition

Shinjuku Girls - Shinjuku, Tokyo 2012

The first time I visited Tokyo, I felt like I was walking through a dream. Ephemeral humanity surged past me – each dark figure impassive, scurrying, hurtling towards an unknown destination amidst an oddly placed silence. When I turned a corner,…

Working those 10,000 hours

Malcolm Gadwell in his seminal work “Outliers” mentioned the value of working hard at perfecting the one thing you want to be good at – putting in 10,000 hours practise to be precise, to hone the desired skill. I’ve been…

Fishing on the High Seas – Part 1

Battling rocky waters on the high seas, being scorched under the sweltering tropical heat while hauling in the catch from the sea which forms the basis of one’s livelihood, the fishermen of Malaysia toil unceasingly using the most basic of…