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Integration the world over

First published in theSun on 16 March 2017, here. IN August 2015, I visited France at a time when the Syrian refugee …

Teaching for Malaysia

(first published in theSun on 1st May 2014) ONE¬†Friday afternoon, I took a break from my office job and went to a …

Allah, Tuhan, God, Shang-Ti, Dio!

Welcome to Malaysia, where leaders confuse culture and religion. This issue is not new, and has arisen yet again. Alerted to me …

Uni-Versity

This is a record day for me: 9 postings in a day. When inspiration strikes, you answer its call, and this is …

steif

heiß kalt aber steif und ein bisschen müde ich muss immer erlinnen, wir sind in dieser zwischen Zeit 

God the multilinguist

Let's have a Little Language Lesson, shall we? The monotheistic religions refer to their higher being as "God". Let's see what the …

Forgive & Forget

I took a German course for 9 months in my year abroad. Because it is so similar in form to English, it …

Scheibenkleister

My German friend constantly said “Scheibenkleister” whenever something went wrong. Literally translated, it means “slates of cement”. I found it very amusing …