Swim, girl, swim!

As a child, I had always wanted to learn how to swim. For years I had to be contented with frolicking around the children’s wading pool, or be confined to the shallow end of the adult pool, watching longingly as others swam freely within it. Finally when I was in primary school, at the age of 10, I enrolled in swimming lessons and learnt how to do the front crawl and the breast stroke otherwise known as the frog style. Finally, I was free to swim around the adult pool and swim laps like the others who had learnt the skill!

Fast forward to today and I am still an avid swimmer. The last apartment that I lived in in Sydney had a little indoor pool where I gladly did laps in after work. It was deliciously warm as it was heated during those dreary winter months. Continue reading


Returning to live in Johor Bahru (JB) wasn’t something that I had planned. After leaving for Sydney, Australia, I didn’t think that I would return to live in Malaysia, let alone my hometown of JB. When I came home in October of 2015, I thought I would live the rest of the year in JB recuperating from the hectic life in Sydney before returning there in January of 2016. Come January and February of 2016 and I’m still here.

It certainly has been a bit of a readjustment, moving back in with my parents and having to live with them after being away for so long. Continue reading

4 Things To Do in Johor Bahru City

Mum and I took a trip down to Johor Bahru (JB) City last week. Here are some of the things which we did there, including having brunch, picking up a pair of gold ear studs, buying freshly baked bread and banana cake and indulging in some retail therapy at Johor Bahru City Square (JBCS) and Johor Bahru City Centre (JBCC).

1) Muthu Restaurant Johor Bahru

Mum and I had brunch at Muthu restaurant on Jalan Trus with both of us ordering Rava Thosai, an Indian crepe made with semolina, rice flour and water.

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