Day One

Last cigarette was at 8.45pm last night in front of an atypical 7-11 with an unlit signboard. Didn’t mean for it to be my last. Intended for it to hold me until I can get back to the AirBnB homestay place. No, the planned last cigarette was supposed to be filled with symbolism. A comfortable drag of nicotine and tar laced smoke at the very stroke of midnight. Continue reading “Day One”

Meet Chip

Chip is a friend. Chip is a what we would normally describe in colloquial Malaysian parlance, a “kiam siap Chinaman”. The term carries with it an equal amount of affection (as it is generally not considered as a racial epithet) and derision (as it describes a Scrooge-like behavior). But Chip wears the label proudly.

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Reflections

Three men, with burning questions in their hearts, traversed a great long distance to see a great wise teacher. When they reached the place and found the teacher, each ran up to him and told him what was on their minds.

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Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chome

After the much maligned Caprica, there is a new Battlestar Galactica series called Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome. Well, sort of.

According to reports, this series has been in post-production hell. Announced by Syfy as a new pilot for a series in the rebooted Battlestar Galactica franchise in October 2010, principal photography started on February 2011. A year later in 2012, the Greg Bear, the music composer for the series confirmed that he had completed the score for the pilot.

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