Author: Lily Indra

Holiday

Storm after storm landed in the south part of England earlier last week bringing havoc to our normally rainy days.  Trees were down, electricity was cut off, roads were flooded and in some areas, water was off too. Luckily it’s school half term and the family and I were heading to Tenerife for a whole week of much needed holiday.  [...]
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WHAT DO YOU CALL A FEMALE PEACOCK?

Learning language doesn’t come easy to me. I am not like one of those people who can speak 10 languages, but I can brag that I know some swearing words in at least five other languages. In Malaysia, we mainly speak in Bahasa Malaysia/Melayu, but also have many other local indigenous languages/dialects. English is the most commonly spoken foreign language, [...]
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SORRY BUT IT’S CRAP!

Oh my goody God, I am exhausted! I just got back from working in Southend. Whilst busy working, I saw that my website guy Naqeeb has messaged me asking about my latest blog. Obviously I was thinking to reply to him using one of the most overly used words in the world, which is the ‘F’ world. If you ask [...]
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AFTER THE BIG PUSH

The other day I was reminiscing about when my children were newly born. I miss the milky smell of brand new baby, so pure, so innocent until one day their biggest talent is pretty much rolling their eyes at whatever their parents do or say. That reminds me of how culture shocked I was when I gave birth to one [...]
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The Rice and I

Why is it that we Asian’s have this big passionate affair with rice? Is it even food if it’s not rice? I guess rice is like the potato to the Westerners, the vodka to the Russians, and the pasta to the Italians. This is true in many Asian households. I can’t speak for the modern ones but during my time, [...]
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