[2227] Of cool or warm?

I had an outing to Mrs. Macquaries Point with a friend earlier today. Mrs. Macquaries Point means photography. Here is one of my favorite shots from the outing. I typically like pictures that exude coolness to those which are warm. Bluish pictures provide the crispness that I like. It feels strong. It makes a statement. […]

[2225] Of a wallaby

A wallaby is cuter than a kangaroo. Take it from me.

I have checked my visitor counter just now and boy, my daily average unique hit since June has dropped to below 100. The last time that happened was 2 years ago. I could not help with the level of inactivity observed at this blog and at my column at The Malaysian Insider. There were so many […]

I have finally forced myself to get out and walk around the city. It is a good distraction from some personal matters. That bridge is called the Anzac Bridge. It is located slightly to the west of the famous Harbour Bridge. The central business district of Sydney is in the background. That body of water […]

Holding all else constant, I do not like tax. I do not think, too many people actually like paying tax. I only rationalize the need for paying tax by holding on to classical rationale for the need of the state: that there is externality. The state is there to protect individual liberty which, generally, cannot […]

When was the last time you stopped at a gas station with a pump like this; old, analog and dusty too? Me? Slightly over a month ago. I saw one in Port Campbell, probably over 100 miles to the southwest of Melbourne.

I have always loved war memorials. I have been to the Tugu Negara in Kuala Lumpur multiple of times. When I was in Washington D.C. for a very short stay, I visited the war memorials there. Likewise in Sydney and Melbourne. The reason for my love for war memorials is not because that I glorify […]

I was on the road last week, and I found this along the Great Ocean Road. One of the coolest road signs ever, I must say.

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