It is Thaipusam today, recognised as a public holiday in selected states of Malaysia, including Kuala Lumpur. An amalgamation of the Tamil words thai (month) and pusam (star), this Hindu religious festival is celebrated in high spirits, and marked with penance, prayer, reverence, sacrifice, thanksgiving, and worship. The entire event takes place over three days.… Read More Thaipusam
During my downtime, I like to read. Recently, my interest has shifted to predominantly Chinese web novels, translated to English by a community of dedicated translators and editors. A number of Japanese titles have also caught my attention, plus one that is Korean. I follow Novel Updates for the latest chapter releases, and Shu Sheng… Read More Translating Novels
I am excited to announce that we are now developing a beachfront property in the Philippines, specifically located in Bagasbas Beach, Daet, Camarines Norte, which is approximately 370 kilometres from Metro Manila. Less crowded than Boracay and Palawan, the undulating waves are excellent for beginner and intermediate surfers. Planned as a coastal tourism hub, Madisons… Read More Madisons City
This is the extended version of Koi that appears at the final episode end credits of Nigeru Wa Haji Da Ga Yaku Ni Tatsu, aired by TBS in 2016. The vocalist is Gen Hoshino, who plays the male lead in the Japanese drama. Nigeru Wa Haji Da Ga Yaku Ni Tatsu is an adaptation of… Read More Koi – Nigeru Wa Haji Da Ga Yaku Ni Tatsu
Before every milestone is a crossroad. This time I am choosing the road less travelled. I experienced a burnout in 2016. At the time I did not realise what it was. All I knew was that I had been increasingly becoming unwell to the point where I could no longer function like a normal human… Read More About AnnKanni
Life begins at thirty. Then at forty. Then at fifty. In other words, life begins at every milestone. I had found myself facing a crossroad before reaching mine. Forced to stop and evaluate my timeline, I have decided to embark on a new adventure back in the country of my birth together with my loved… Read More Golden Girl!