My working visit to Asia has come to an abrupt end. I will be back to as soon as I can, funds permitting. I return to South Africa via Doha on 1 March. My immediate priority is sorting out health issues, banking issues, and issues relating to my home (house). Beyond that, and once I…
Category: Family Roots
Who owns copyright of these pictures
I would like to use some of these pictures to accompany something I am working on. Can someone please help me find owners of copyright.
Kedah Paddy Fields
A small selection of pictures I made during a visit to the state of Kedah.
There’s nothing like a campfire and a can of beans
The deepest problems of modern life derive from the claim of the individual to preserve the autonomy and individuality of his existence in the face of overwhelming social forces, of historical heritage, of external culture, and of the technique of life. – George Simmel If you cut your change you free yourself. If you cut your…
A family snapshot
I just have to post this picture of my brother Farouk, his wife Johra and their daughter Ruwayda on her 40th birthday.
When, or if borders open in 2022. Until then…
The first half of next year (2022) will be dedicated to the publication, marketing and publicity that will inevitably be part of the release of my memoir. The publishers have made the final decision on the title, and they will probably present it to me after the design and final proof process in early January….
Classic Inn Kuala Lumpur is Closed for Good
I’m kinda sad that my favourite hotel in KL is closed “permanently”. I will miss staying at Classic Inn (52, Lorong 1/77a, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur). I will especially miss Baboo who went out of his way to help me in so many ways. Sometimes I had to ask him (beg him) to stop carrying…