Tag Archives: nature

Living more sustainably – the plastic dilemma

If you read the newspapers or online news websites, or watch the news on TV, you would have noticed that pollution is a chronic problem affecting our natural environment, especially since plastic was invented. Plastics everywhere Plastic has been around … Continue reading

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Beach Clean-up 2017

I like it when people from all walks of life come together for a good cause, and I saw this at the first beach clean-up organised by Guardians of Mother Earth at Bagan Lalang Beach, Sepang. It was really great … Continue reading

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My first volunteer experience with the Nature Guides

In September 2017, I volunteered with the Nature Guides for the first time, helping them to conduct nature walks in the gardens of Carcosa Seri Negara, as part of the Jalan Merdeka programme in conjunction with Malaysia’s Independence Day 2017 … Continue reading

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Soil

Soil is everywhere, beneath your shoes, under your car, hidden under buildings and houses. It is something so ubiquitous that we take it for granted, but without soil, we would have no food and no environment. An indispensable part of … Continue reading

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A Time to Celebrate Volunteerism

I wrote an article for the July 2017 issue of the Pencinta Alam, the national newsletter of the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) on the recent Volunteer Appreciation Day, organised by the Selangor Branch of MNS. The article is published on … Continue reading

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Rain

For #MYWriters weekly poetry prompt last week (26 October 2016), the challenge was to write a haiku inspired by the word ‘tear’. I wrote a haiku about rain, which are the ‘tears from heaven’. Rain Tears fall from the sky Blessing … Continue reading

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#atozchallenge: B is for Bukit Gasing

For my second post for the Blogging A to Z Challenge, I am writing a piece on Bukit Gasing, which is a favourite hiking place for residents of Petaling  Jaya. B for Bukit Gasing In the Malay  language, ‘bukit’ is the … Continue reading

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A terrible shame

For week #65 of Haiku Horizons, the word prompt was ‘shame’. I thought of the destruction of nature for personal and economic gains. Haiku Horizons will provide a haiku prompt each Sunday. A terrible shame A terrible shame The destruction of nature … Continue reading

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Cloud

Today, I wrote a poem about clouds for the Malaysian Writers FB Group writing prompt. It is an acrostic poem where the first letter of each line in the poem spells out the word CLOUD. I was also in the mood to draw, which … Continue reading

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Magpie, magpie, voice so sweet

Today, I thought I would do something lighthearted for a change – a poem in the style of a nursery rhyme. 🙂 This poem actually has a background story. LOL. It is about a frustrated gardener who wonders where the … Continue reading

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