[Street Life] Pasar Seni #KualaLumpur

I never thought being early at street and witness the daily life can teach me life changing lessons. From ordinary people to a beggar, it requires consistent hard work to survive. The street lives I had witnessed had inspired me to work harder. The daily hustle of ordinary people reminds me how laid back I am. So far, it’s been a great motivation for my life. Thus, I have created these series, hoping it will inspire you too.

All pictures shared here are mostly captured on early morning to best reflect the hustles. All snaps are taken within Malaysia unless stated otherwise.

The sweeper who is working hard on weekend for that low salary because he has family to feed. 

The feeling of ignored on our country when we are struggling to secure a job while foreigners are easily starting up a business.

The hardship of surviving of ignored and abandoned people in the city. Life is not fair for everyone. Surviving is the most things in life.


This young couple are around their 70’s wondering around city holding hand. What a great message for a great marriage life.

This is More than Gender Discrimination

 

“Oh, it is a woman driver”.

Wait, what does that means?  Why women are stamped as poor driver? How the driving skill associates with gender? Are you saying we do not have worse man driver? How such perception is formulated?

Let’s put aside the gender discrimination. This is more than that. Are you brainless or you do not own one?

One shouldn’t be addressed as incompetence just because she follows the common traffic rules. There is nothing wrong in putting an indicator while changing lane even though the road is clear.

There is nothing wrong in driving slow if she can’t find any reason to add pressure to that poor accelerator. The difference from pressing and not pressing the accelerator is not the skill but the need for it.

The misbehaved on the road linked to their own attitude. This is nothing to do with their gender.

I have seen man rushing for no reason. I have also witnessed man honking to elderly couple for taking their time to cross the road. This is personality. This is an attitude.

Skills are genderless. We have men chef, we have lady pilot. One should be shallow minded to discriminate this based on gender.

#AvoidGenderDiscrimination

#UseBrain

Tatta, (Bubbye)

#tamaka

Note: The opinion is purely mine.

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My Eight Years Journey Come to An END

It’s my last day. My eight years journey has ended officially. My second home is no longer belongs to me.

That is how I felt on my last day at my ex-company on 8 February 2017. This Company had guided and protected me for past eight years. It had seen me laughing, arguing, shouting, crying and grieving. It had seen the worse of me.

This Company had protected me at all times and refused to let me go. It taught me to be bold and brave. It gave me an angle to cling unto to develop my career. It formed me to who I am today.

I could not imagine where I would have end up, if she failed to hold me tight on my stuff times.

I have met all kind of people here. Luckily, I managed to find few close friends that I can always count on. To celebrate our friendship, SunRaj & Nasi Lemak Bumbung had officially become our “spot” to hang around.

On my farewell, this young Malay lady told me that she wanted to be like me. These words made me to believe that I have done some right things in my eight years journey. It is a wonderful feeling to get to know that I have inspired someone.

These few of my colleagues were so inspiring on their own way. I have no heart to leave them behind. To get rid of this guilty feeling, I bought some token of appreciation to all of them on my last day.

In return, they had a farewell party for me. They made me to give speech which I rarely do. I could not hold my tears and I don’t know why.

They made me shock with their feedbacks on me. They perceive me as “garang” fierce, rowdy, rough, scary and Durian.

Yes, you heard it right, “Durian” which means “hard outside, soft inside”.

I kept telling myself “These are bunch of kids and they are kidding me”.

The best part is the gifts. I got best gift ever.

PIANO –My heart jumped out when I saw it on my table on early morning.

Water Resistant Pens –Do they steal my wish list?

Faber Castle 8 PITT Artist Pens – This is damn invaluable.

Bluetooth Earphone – Damn, how do they know I hate wires?

Ferraro Roche – I love you guys. I really do.

A Vinayaga Statue – A pack of blessings.

Thank you so much guys. You made my day.

P.s I wore my favourite turtle neck “POne” t-shirt on my last day as a sign of appreciation. I am hired for “Pone” and I left as “Pone”. You will stay forever in my heart “Pone”

I chose to share snaps that best reflect the emotions we had on that day.

Tatta, (Bubbye)

#tamaka