10 Year Anniversary Show: The Edge

There is a lot more going on in the mind than we realise.  In 2005, America’s National Science Foundation published an article that revealed the average person has between 12,000 and 60,000 thoughts per day – and 80 percent of these thoughts are negative. For many, negative contemplation often gravitates towards anxiety, depression and thoughts of … Continue reading 10 Year Anniversary Show: The Edge

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#TBT Rathimalar Govindarajoo

Last year, I had the opportunity to speak to one of Malaysia's talented dancers, Rathimalar Govindarajoo. I remember our interview at Old Town Kopitiam at Bangsar LRT and how candid she was about the struggles and challenges she faced as a dancer-choreographer-teacher in Malaysia. I couldn't help but admire her ability to get past her … Continue reading #TBT Rathimalar Govindarajoo

Book Review: Three Daughters of Eve

Despite minuscule flaws, Elif Shafak's Three Daughters of Eve has the ability to draw the reader into the world of religious conundrums, difficult dilemmas and personal reflection. Peri Nalbantoglu encounters a violent vagrant on the streets in Istanbul all because of her stolen purse. Though scatted, she gets through the misadventure and continues with her dinner party plans … Continue reading Book Review: Three Daughters of Eve