Malaysia is an Islam/Muslim dominant country, which also has a multicultural society, has a democracy, and that we are living peacefully with each other. I would like to speak up against the rising Islamophobia in the West by giving my input in the debate in a positive way from my own experience trying to give …
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The finale of the 14th General Elections (GE14) in Malaysia are Epic. There simply is no other word than epic to describe the course of these elections. It teaches that voting matters. It teaches that your right to influence your country absolutely is possible. In Malaysia, after about a 60 year rule of the leading coalition, Malaysians voted the opposition in power.
My focus in this post is the obesity side of body shaming, while there also is the opposite site. Usually in form of anorexia or other severe forms of undernourishment, which often is life threatening. Also these patients, never. ever. shame them!
"You almost drove over it, she was just not under the bloody wheel" she replied as if I had lost my mind.
"It was a plastic bag, garbage, at least so it looked" I stuttered.
"Now we have a cat" she said with great content
I did not want to take that wiggling bridge again we took entering the docks I wrote about in Pt 3 of this series. In little boy's excitement I did cross it once and that was more than enough! Still blown away of the 'National Geographic' walk we saw the main entrance and walked out, …
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Whenever you plan a travel, usually you plan with a certain expectation. Most of the time this expectation comes true and you have had a very nice travel but also, a couple of years later, you forget about it till you see the pictures back again. A more memorable travel is when the experience exceeds …
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I was going there too taking some pictures and suddenly, as a little boy who sees the ocean for the very first time, stripping till my underwear and ran in the ocean!
Just because men have dicks they don't have to show them (off) or act like being one!
So this one is for all women, and especially my woman, YOU ROCK!!!!
Slowly but surely I discover more and more about Malaysia and that's terrifyingly amazing! To celebrate our anniversary we made a 3 day trip to the East Coast of Malaysia and the next few blog posts will be about that. It's not like a diary style of writing, but more taking you with me through the most memorable experiences. This starting episode is about humans vs nature and the transition to a new comfort zone.
I am Dutch. And I seriously live a very good and content life here 10.000km away from the country I left. However. Some Dutch food I really always can eat or drink - Dutch coffee (have lots at home! Yeeeyyyy) and cheese (crap have none and import is too expensive lah) that is, and some comfort food …
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