Tale of two book covers

BOO TEIK’S penchant for dissecting the structures of thought and examining the consequential actions of Malaysian leaders and the people around them have resulted in three main publications: one on Mahathir Mohamad,

Notes on Teju Cole's Blind Spot

I STARTED to read Teju Cole with great reluctance, knowing he may rekindle a feared tendency in me: Getting bogged down in the convoluted thinking of others. Surprisingly however, the premises of his

I won't do it. Sorry

WHEN Stephen Menon asked me if I wanted to take part in “The Truth Untold” (read here and here), an exhibition featuring Tamil calligraphy, I jumped at the opportunity. It would be a

Oct 21, 2023: A personal milestone

OCTOBER 21, 2023, was special to me. I had used it as an overall absolute deadline to complete many pieces of work for Penang Free School. Many of the projects were, of course,