Still thinking about Ipoh, Malaysia. Waiting for when we can return. Loving Husband spent many of his holidays here where his parents were from. We have done the same with our children, returning once a year at least, to catch up with family.Continue reading “waiting for Ipoh”
My mind is still on Ipoh, Malaysia. Loving Husband’s parents hailed from there and we look forward to visiting remaining family at least once a year. We are always very delighted by the street art we encounter.Continue reading “Monday Mural: parking in Ipoh Old Town”
Thinking about what connects us these days: Zoom, Facebook, Instagram, phones. Travel used to allow us to connect to other parts of the world, to reach family & friends scattered across the globe.Continue reading “reaching across: an Ipoh bridge”
Musing over TravelWithIntent‘s quote & post for a good part of the week:
“People don’t take trips… trips take people.” John Steinbeck Travels with Charley: In Search of America
and now contemplating NesFelicioPhotography’s post as I finish my morning tea:
“But it isn’t easy,’ said Pooh. ‘Because Poetry and Hums aren’t things which you get, they’re things which get you. And all you can do is to go where they can find you.” from AA Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner
I worked to reestablish my WordPress routines: it was a tentative & arduous in the beginning but got easier as the month progressed. It is good to be back.
My month’s highlight is our annual family visit to Ipoh. It was a time of revising old haunts & discovering new treasures. Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: January 2020”
One of my greatest joys when travelling is to explore the lesser trodden places (read: less touristy spots) during my morning runs.
Came across this whimsical sight in Ipoh a month ago, along the less explored parts of the Kinta River. Upon closer inspection, it looks like the owners of this vegetable patch decided to repurpose the door. Maybe they had a sense of humour too.
This is my contribution toJanuary’s Photo Adventure: Rural hosted by Little Pieces of Me.
Allow me to introduce my kooky family (me in the back row, tucked in the middle, Mom & Dad in front, Little Bro on my right, Little Sis on my Left). It took a whole series of shots amidst hysterical giggling as Loving Husband frantically tried to get a decent shot in where everyone’s eyes were open. Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: June 2019”