We Malaysians know Raya is coming when the softly invasive-hypnotic whispers of “Yusuf Taiyoob” begin to slowly make their way out of radio ads… … and when the Mak Cik Nasi Kerabu’s stall is no longer present at the bazaar. Without you noticing it, it’s already the last week of Ramadan. Besides getting stuck in […]

I remember feeling anxious enough to not be able to fall asleep despite it being half past one in the morning – the air was still with anticipation, the neighbourhood streets eerily quiet, but somehow I could hear the breath everyone was holding. I caved in to sleep not much later, a huge part of […]