Lost In Translation

I think I'm pretty good at English. I read newspapers, I devour novels, and I watch TV and movie, I speak and write quite well and make only small mistakes or have little trouble spelling difficult words. English is - I think - a language that I  to … [Read more...]

Scottish, English, Indonesian and Malaysian Myths

I read in disbelief when Catherine Brown, the food writer, revealed her discovery that haggis, a very unique Scottish dish, in fact, appeared first in an English cookbook 171 years before Robert Burns even mentioned it. I was still in shocked when … [Read more...]

Defacing Bible

“If you feel you have been excluded from the Bible, please write your way back into it.” The above notice, alongside with a container of pens, are put by the open Bible at an exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (Goma) in Glasgow. The exhibit, … [Read more...]

Old Superheroes

From The Telegraph. Italian cartoonist Donald Soffritti imagines the later years of superheroes, with hilarious results. His brilliant cartoons have been collected into a book, available here. Now, can you guess who they are?   … [Read more...]

Is Our Ministry of Tourism Sleeping? (2)

Not long ago Rasa Sayange song has sparked a rift between Indonesia and Malaysia because the song is believed to be created by Indonesian (hence, belongs to Indonesia) but was used to promote Malaysian Tourism industry. Now Indonesians are upset … [Read more...]