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The shorter you are, the higher you can soar

Gymnast Simone Biles (below) won four gold medals in the Rio Olympics last year. She is four feet nine inches tall.

Simone Biles − gold

Gymnast Morgan Hurd (below) just won the the all-around title in the World Championships last week on Oct 6. She is four feet five inches tall.

Very unusually for a gymnast, ‘Morgi’ – her nickname – wears glasses in competition.

In case you’re wondering, she was born in Wuzhou in Guangxi, China and adopted by an American woman as a baby.

Morgan Hurd − silver (balance beam)

MUST WATCH VIDEO!

The video below details the gravity-defying feats that Simone is able to accomplish due to her lack of height. Imagine what a pocket dynamo like Morgi is capable of as she progresses further in her training.

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October 12, 2017 at 11:38 pm 1 comment

Why is it raining every day?

Where can I read about the rainy season on our west coast?

The Met Dept says monsoon only happens on the east coast.

http://www.met.gov.my/web/metmalaysia/education/weather/weatherphenomena/monsoon

May 3, 2017 at 1:11 pm 2 comments

Is the gomen helping Pemandu make money?

Global Transformation Forum is an “event organized by the rich, for the rich and of the rich,” claims DAP Serdang MP Ong Kian Ming.

Ticket prices for GTF 2017 start at RM4,000, and reaching a ceiling of RM10,000.

According to YB Ong, the government gave GTF 2017 a subsidy of RM15 million. He also says in his press statement yesterday that revenue from the transformation forum “goes directly to a private company”.

The private company organizing GTF 2017 is Pemandu Associates Sdn Bhd. It is co-owned by its CEO and president Idris Jala the evangelista. (more…)

March 28, 2017 at 4:53 pm 7 comments

Planting chillies and onions at home

Some people were wondering what I did during my 2-½ month hiatus from blogging.

In pictures …

Chilli seeds & fertilizer

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March 22, 2017 at 9:43 pm 2 comments

Love affair of the century

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July 17, 2016 at 9:42 am 4 comments

Madame Speaker’s relaxing retail therapy

Hannah Yeoh’s T-shirt below says, “I am not for sale”.

But she sure does love buying stuff though … (more…)

May 26, 2016 at 10:39 am 31 comments

Mahdzir Khalid’s close encounter with MCA

The MCA No.1 and No.2 met up with Education Minister Mahdzir Khalid a couple of days ago.

std 6 textbook Mahdzir Wee

MCA is not happy with the Standard Six History textbook for Chinese school syllabus. (more…)

December 7, 2015 at 1:48 pm 5 comments

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