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“Hungry in Ipoh” makes it to National Library of Singapore

Thanks to my Uncle Siow Wah in Singapore who recommended “Hungry in Ipoh”, it has made it to the National Library of Singapore. Dear Reader, Thank

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REVIEW: Stefan Zweig’s “Fantastic Night and Other Stories – Tales of Longing and Liberation”

“Fantastic Night and Other Stories” was written in 1922. Zweig was born in Vienna in 1881 to a wealthy Austrian Jewish family. He moved everywhere after he

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My sweet little monkey on BBC1 ‘Horizon’ TV Documentary – Crash – 9 January 1998

Imagine my excitement to discover that my original illustrations are still around – on BBC, YouTube! In my sentimental journeys into the past, enjoy the discovery of analog

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“Sweetwise”, published in Sunday Megazine, 22 March 1998

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“The Lightning Kid”, published in Sunday Megazine, 5 April 1998

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REVIEW: “For Now, I am…” @marc_brew Dance Theatre Show @Sadler_Wells 11 March 2016

It was “dance, experimental, arty” and that I must come, said Nina the friend who was organising the girl’s night out evening for her birthday

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REVIEW: @SkyArts – Cautionary tale of Giles Coren “My Failed Novel”

Butchered: How can a novel written by The Times journalist-celebrity-critic flop? This is the question. And it is answered very well in this TV programme

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Rejections and the Pound on the Ground

So I had two rejections today, both for short stories. Another for my novel pitch, four days ago. No thanks For those of you who are

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NEWS: HUNGRY FOR MORE? “Hungry in Ipoh” has come to UK

It’s official. It’s out. Get Hungry in Ipoh on Amazon UK now > Product details Paperback: 300 pages Publisher: Buku Fixi; 1st edition (2015) Language: English

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HUNGRY? A New Year treat: “Hungry in Ipoh” London Launch and how I did it

Brixton, London, Wed 10 February 2016, 7pm.   HUNGRY – PART I – The Launch itself Finally the day had come. The planning took about