Been some time since I've posted. Well, to kick things off, I've decided to share some of the travel photos during my time abroad. I've decided to start off with pictures that were taken of Jeddah corniche taken in 2009. This was just after I've just arrived in KSA. Now, the place has been transformed … Continue reading Blast from the past 1: Jeddah Corniche circ 2009
One of highlights of my TRLN Management Academy (2015) was the library visit to North Carolina Hunt Library. This library has won several honors and awards. 2 things that struck me was the book bot as well as the various types of seating available to the library users. NCSU Book Bot video Here are some … Continue reading Visit to NCSU Hunt Library, NC
Flashback: 2009 (Before the move) Preparing for the BIG move was quite a headache. We are given weight quotas for sea and air freight. We had to decide the stuff that would be brought over from Singapore over to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. I'm a sentimentalist; my other half more pragmatic. In this situation, … Continue reading Relocation -to pack or not to pack
In the previous blog post on my experience in eating in a Fish Restaurant, here are some snippets of my very first 'fish-eating expedition' with a few friends. We didn't paint the town red 🙂 but we managed to get a good open-air spot in the restaurant. Soaked in the atmosphere and indulged in some … Continue reading Fishy ‘business’
I used to get lots of questions on what I do as a librarian. Did I 'stamp' due dates on books; how many 'stamps' did I make in one day and so forth. At times, it made me feel like 'stamping' their foreheads with the book rubber stamps. However, I realize that it's not all … Continue reading Do you ‘stamp’ books for a living? (Kerja abg ‘cap’ buku ke?)
This is a continuation from my previous blog: Flashback: Time to leave home …. My flight from Dubai - Jeddah was delayed by more than 2 hours (if I'm not mistaken) due to some technical issues. I was too tired to roam around Dubai Airport. On hindsight, I should have done that, given the variety … Continue reading When I got here …
fly a plane?? Nah, Just kidding 🙂 But my brother bought me a ticket (Thank you bro) to check out the Boeing Flight Simulator located at the Singapore Flyer, Singapore. He probably wanted me to know a bit more about his work. Back to the story: The day was downcast. But, it didn't dampen my … Continue reading Did you know that I can ….