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my typo fairy went hogwild, didn't he?

Wow... I'm only now reading what I last posted... where I didn't get to reread anything, and just hit publish assuming I'd done ok with my typing... heck, the screen was flickering and all smushed up, there was no way I *could* read what i'd typed... yikes, it was bad, LMAO! so there you have it, one reason my posts take a while to get published, or, once they are, I may republish a few times as I read and then find error after error, LoL!

anyways... time is slowwwly running out for my trip to Malaysia... next stop, Switzerland! Land of chocolates, cheese, and clocks [we'll i'd say "watches" but thought i'd stick to the "c"s]... I think i'll be taking a whole bunch of the chocs back w/ me to Chicago :-)

This might be my last Malaysian entry, so let me just mention that my parents and I went to see TUNKU the Musical last night [TQ TQ TQ TQ Lina!!], and wow, go go go go go see it! The storyline is a bit weak la, but it still serves as a good reminder/education for those who forgot/never really knew the history of Malaysia in terms of the racial divide, the separation of Singapore, and the race riots of May 13th 1969. But... what made the whole thing an excellent show is the fact that it is 99.9% song. And excellent songs. Excellent singing. A fantastic production. Look for where the cynical reporter finally gets "hit" with the enormity of the racial havoc. Prepare to be impressed at the artistry yet utterly horrified at the realistic portrayal of a rape during the height of the riots. Overall, it's 2 hours well spent. And an indication of great things to come in the Malaysian arts scene. Read/see more here and here.

Okay.. over and out!

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  1. i must say yr 3 weeks here all well spent.. i oso hepi hepi hepi heheee.. Now i hafta look for time to watch Tunku...

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  2. How did you decide on going to Malaysia and Switzerland? I am curious :-)

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  3. kim> i wasn't planning to leave the u.s. for quite a while but my brother not only decided to get married, but decided to hold the ceremony in Malaysia, and to hold it within a month of a reunion/gathering happening in switzerland... so what the heck, I might as well go attend both events, eh?

    Neome> yup, especially considering I was "out" for over a week due to thatfever/cough!

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  4. Glad you had a good time back here. Have a wonderful reunion in Switzerland. :)

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  5. glad to be part of ur "historic" moment in m'sia this time around ! :)
    next trip we do pool league ah !

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  6. hey ! has been kiv somewhere at the back of my mind to write u something, just got the time (obsolete excuse, i know!) anyway, glad u n mom n dad enjoyed "tunku". when u r back next time, if got good theatre, i'll help u in again.. and don't forget our pool tournament ah (ceh, tournament konon!). ciao !

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  7. omg !!!! i actually did post something !!! bodohnyeeeehhhhhhhh !!! am really losing my mind !!!

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  8. lina> heeheheee whaddaya expect from that play you're managing right now, kan? :D definitely catch ya next time, I'll have to find some suckers, oops I mean people to play pool with as practice here tho, heehee!

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