Have you spoken lately?
When September comes each year I would busy myself penning down my thoughts. This habit has been acquired since 2014. This is the expressive side of me. I look forward to publish short articles in a blog called “My Sarawak” and leave it there to be googled.
In my own small way I write to celebrate freedom and more specifically the remembrance of ‘Malaysia Day’ and what it means to me as a Sarawakian. I would write on anything that matters in my life for I know that a life well-lived is by far the greatest mark I will leave for my grandchildren to know.
Today I start the series of articles with the topic “ Have you spoken lately?”. Yes, I did. But then of course, you really need to read the whole story as reported by CNN’s related media outlet named 'Roads and Kingdoms (Anthony Bourdain - Parts Unknown) with the story entitled "Before the Oil", published on 26 July'2017. The link is here….https://explorepartsunknown.com/borneo/before-the-oil/
In the story I was quoted as saying “In (the state capital of) Kuching, there is rich cultural life and soul. Bintulu has not reached that state. But I can see it on track to become a livable city.” I remain true to my words and I believe that it is the direction that every Bintuluian want the town to be.
Happy Malaysia Day, Sarawak.
( This is the first of a series of articles as my writing contribution on what Malaysia Day means to me as a Sarawakian 2017)
( P.S. For 2014 Malaysia Day articles, follow this link ....https://mysarawak2.blogspot.my/search/label/ONCE%20THERE%20WAS%20A%20...
and for 2015 Malaysia Day articles , follow this link ...https://mysarawak2.blogspot.my/search/label/In%20the%20year...