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Itulah sebabnya Tan Sri Arshad Ayub berkata, “anak-anak, ciumlah ibu bapamu. Mungkin dia berpeluh dan baunya tidak enak. Tapi dialah yang telah berjasa sehingga kamu berjaya pada hari ini”. Continue reading

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30 Years of Luxury

The long meetings and driving made me collapsed in bed within minutes after arriving home. The weekend had been hectic, and my my arrival was well after midnight. I was sound asleep, knew nothing, not even a dream that I … Continue reading

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Gotong Royong Kampung Krubong

Teperanjat aku, malu pun ada!, kata seorang kawan. Dia terkejut kerana sumbangan yang diberi kepada tuan rumah dicatit di dalam buku ketika menghadiri  kenduri kahwin di Melaka. Bayangkan jika anda mengalami suasana itu dan sumbangan yang diberi ialah RM5 ? … Continue reading

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Abiquiu in the 80’s

When I told my wife about Abiquiu, she said “you meant Albuquerque?”. That was exactly my respond when we were told that we were going there, back in the winter of 1983 (I think). And Abiquiu it was. That winter … Continue reading

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Masjid Kg Hulu, Kg. Krubong dan Aku di tahun 70an

Dua hari sebelum hari raya Amin mengajakku membeli jubah hitam, dan kami terus ke Bandar Melaka dengan melalui jalan pantai bagi mengelakkan kesesakan. Dari Krubong kami membelok ke kanan di simpang Pulau Gadong dan kemudian ke kiri di Klebang Kecil … Continue reading

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Tyneside Chronicle 4 – The Gulf War

The Gulf War that began in the later part of 1990 had tremendous impacts on the Muslims around the world, and we in Newcastle were no spared. There were confusions, enmity, hatred and mix of feelings – good or bad. … Continue reading

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The Tyneside Chronicle 3 – Balai Malaysia

Graduate Students Community Apart from me, there were 4 other PhD candidates arrived that year. They were  Kamaruzaman (UKM), Mokhtar Azizi (UM), Mohd Nor (UTM) and Kamaludin (UTM). In addition, there were three candidates continuing into PhD from their master’s … Continue reading

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