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Finding my homeland

“Some places make you feel more full than others,” said Palestinian author, Nathalie Handal at last weekend’s third Georgetown Literary Festival in Penang. The theme of the weekend was irresistible to me – Hiraeth – a Welsh word that means … Continue reading

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Meeting the Penang Poet

A few weeks ago I was in Penang again. I love the place. I love the way the Chinese shophouses are  works of art and how the murals blend in with the trees that grow among the ruins and the … Continue reading

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