The day started as any other day, the sound of my alarm bell, the smell of dad’s cooking, the sun rising from its slumber. I wanted to continue the dream I had the night before, where I was fighting some unknown force in a battle of attrition, but my younger sister had other ideas. She gave me a tight slap. Continue reading
In the world we live in today, time is an important aspect to our lives. It is so important to the point that people nowadays are finding numerous ‘life-hacks’ just to shave off a few seconds. Why is time considered so important? Is it because it can be exchanged with money, can it be used as currency, or is it human nature to value time as such. Regardless, it seems as if nobody has enough of it, be it teachers, students, parents, or even ministers, ask them and they would reply with “I don’t have enough time” or “don’t waste my time”. As a matter of fact, you rarely see anyone taking it slow, instead, everyone is doing something, never wasting a single second. Continue reading
It was an unusual morning, the weather was incongruously perfect, the skies were too clear, some white and fluffy clouds were happily roving in front of the otherwise blaring sun and its unbearable heat. The temperature was just right, at least by Malaysian standards.
It is that time of the year again, where thousands of students, after a month of celebration regardless of whether they had earned it or not, now ask , “ok, now what?” Previously, parents would make Continue reading