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A story of love black magic (sihir pengasih)

Paranormal

Love magic (sihir kasih) is a form of black magic that is performed to make someone fall in love with the person. I know of a true story of someone who got cast with a love spell and it took her 10 years before the issue could be completely resolved. However, the ending of this [...]

When the house you live in is haunted

Paranormal

Yesterday was the Hungry Ghost festival day (14th day of the 7th Chinese lunar month). I thought about writing on what to do if one discover that the place one live in is or possibly could be haunted. This is through my own experience, as well as people I know who share with me their [...]

How a bidan and a bomoh saved my life

Health, Paranormal

Help can come in unexpectedly in life. Do you know that my life was saved by a bidan (midwife/assistance nurse) and a bomoh (Malay medium)? During the initial stages when my mom was pregnant with me, a doctor had diagnosed my mom as having a molar pregnancy (meaning just a lump of meat growing and [...]

Haunted office buildings in PJ and KL

Paranormal

You may be surprised that office buildings in the city may have their own scary stories. These stories are usually known internally amongst some employees. But usually you would get to know more if you are close to the security guards or long time janitors. When I tell paranormal incidents, it is not with the [...]

Should you upgrade to a new car or keep your old one?

Finance
KLIA parking bays

Lately I am contemplating about writing more serious articles rather than the usual discoveries about places in Malaysia. I wanted to write this article to speak about my own experience and also to give you some fuel for thought in case you are considering to ‘upgrade’ to a new car. Everyone has a different take [...]

Is it really necessary to send your kids overseas to study?

Finance

I am writing this article in the context of Malaysian parents who are thinking of sending their child/children to pursue their education overseas. Reason why I wanted to write this is because I am seeing many of my colleagues and friends who are now parents mostly are planning for their children’s overseas education. In order [...]

Preparing your own Chinese wedding door gift

Craft & Creative Supplies, Wedding
Chinese wedding door gift

This concept is inspired from the door gift that is often found in traditional Malay weddings. When I was young, my mom brought us to various kenduri kahwin (Malay wedding hosted in homes) and we would get different door gift for each wedding. Nowadays there are lots of ready made door gifts and container packs [...]