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That’s Malaysia!

It was ‘one of those weeks’. The kind that would have driven me to distraction had it not taken place in a laid back country where things go wrong, people break rules and old hands simply shrug and smile, saying, ‘that’s … Continue reading

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I’ve arrived, and to prove it, I’m here!

My parents both use the phrase I’ve put here for the title of this blog – I’ve arrived, and to prove it, I’m here!  I looked it up on Google and discovered that it comes from a 1950’s radio show … Continue reading

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Sinking in

Sinking in One year on I hold out my arms tip back my head and float, at last, on my South China Sea. Now aquamarine, bejeweled island of treasures flour-fine sands stamped black with feathered palms. Malaysia. Now you hold … Continue reading

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The sun also rises

It’s been weeks since I willingly watched dawn slowly scale the limits of this world yet today I find a cooler air licks at my calves as I sit back and see what magic may unfold.   The monochrome cityscape … Continue reading

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WWWhat it’s really like being neWWW

On my previous post I wrote a very sad poem that elicited lots of soothing comments here and on Facebook. The weird things is that however emotional I may have felt when I wrote the poem, I felt better immediately … Continue reading

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