kampung style home
I celebrated Eid with my friends and her family in their 100% recycled “Kampung” house which they bought from a abandoned plot. They transported the old wooden house to this new place that they bought. It is surrounded by nature. This morning I was woken up by the sound of roosters and geese fighting!
Last night, they had a non traditional BBQ dinner but it was followed by a…
Today marks the end of Ramadan, the month long fasting from sunset to sunrise. Muslims greet each other with the words “maaf zahir dan batin”, which means “Forgive my physical and emotional (wrongdoings), it is also a celebration of unity. The Eid prayer is to ask for God’s forgiveness, mercy, peace and blessings for all living beings across the world.
In Malaysia, this is a 2 day…
I wished I was as fresh as a Lily today but I feel more like a wilted flower.
Tequila is my friend’s hyper active dog. She doesn’t sit still and she eats anything she can get to.
I developed this character a while back, along with Percy the Penguin and Terry the Tapir. This was the final one in the series of characters for kids.
Penang is famous for it’s street food sold from one of these push carts stalls. This one is all packed up and closed but it is really quintessentially Penang.
Photo credit Wei Ling Gallery
I went to this exhibition last Friday at Wei Ling Contemporary. I am familiar with the artists work. He was one of the 15 artists that took part in the ‘National Cancer Society Malaysia Chairity 2014′ Campaign. Photo of the chair below. He manages to capture our society in images and gently pokes fun at it. I guess in a way he reminds me of the Iconic Grayson Perry,…
This is a sketch of Harry the Dusky Leaf Monkey. My friend’s 6 year old son named him Harry, for obvious reasons.
George town festival 2014
A good reason to travel to Penang next month.
The whole of August 2014 celebrates George Town’s listing as a Unesco Heritage Site. George Town festivalis an arts and culture festival showcasing local and international talent. Traditionally Penang was an important trading port where different cultures met and merged creating this melting pot of culture and unique heritage.
Peter the Peace Loving Pelican
This is the original sketch of Peter the Pelican in my Moleskine sketchbook. Below is the Digitally enhanced version I posted a few days ago.
Peter the Pelican Peace, Love, Unity