Category Archives: Photo

Bali Day 2: Taman Ayun Temple

After visiting Ulun Danu Keberatan Temple in the morning, where we also witnessed a ceremonial procession, we savoured a nasi padang lunch in a small little shop in a nearby market. Despite the light rain, I browsed among the colourful stalls … Continue reading

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#atozchallenge: Seen Hock Yeen Confucius Temple, Chemor

Hidden in the quiet town of Chemor, Perak is a gem of a temple. Set up by a schoolteacher, the Confucius Temple of Seen Hock Yeen is well-known for bringing luck to students who are going to sit for exams. However, it … Continue reading

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#atozchallenge: Quirky Hin Bus Depot

Across the road from the shiny modern Hotel NEO+ Penang, lies the unassuming and run-down Hin Bus Depot. Definitely looking like it has seen better days, one would think that it was abandoned and left to fall apart. However, on closer inspection, there … Continue reading

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#atozchallenge: Poring Hot Spring

I went to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah in April 2016, and while on a day tour of Kundasang and Kinabalu Park, I visited Poring Hot Spring. It is part of Kinabalu Park, and there are quite a lot of things going … Continue reading

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#atozchallenge: One day at the market

Happy Labour Day! 🙂 This morning, I engaged in a bit of street photography at the SPPK Market in Ipoh. I did a walkabout and snapped photos fast to capture the essence of the moment in the peak hours of … Continue reading

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#atozchallenge: Kota Kinabalu (day 1)

It all started with a restaurant opening. Somebody I know is opening a restaurant in Kota Kinabalu. Why don’t I go and check it out? Then, one thought led to another. Since I’m going there, why don’t I go for some … Continue reading

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#atozchallenge: Jesselton Point

I went to Kota Kinabalu for the first time from 9th to 12th April 2016. While I was there, I went to a few places, like Kundasang, Pulau Sapi and Pulau Manukan, but Kota Kinabalu itself has interesting places too. … Continue reading

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A photo on the EASTLIT October 2015 cover

I was delighted when EASTLIT – the Journal of English Literature, East and South East Asia, selected three of my poems to be included in the August 2015 issue. Then, I decided to submit some photos to be considered for … Continue reading

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Gardens by the Bay: Cloud Forest

Gardens by the Bay is a breathtakingly beautiful, well-planned and excellently designed garden complex full of surprises suitable for the whole family. We only had a few hours to visit this place, so we bought tickets to view the Flower … Continue reading

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Gardens by the Bay: Flower Dome

The Flower Dome is part of the Gardens by the Bay, Singapore. As the name suggests, the whole garden is enclosed in a beautiful glass house and the temperature inside is kept cool with air conditioning (see the following two … Continue reading

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