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Month: April 2021

China – You decide!

Following is taken from a YouTube comment without any editing by me. Make what you will. The following is what I borrowed from a Malaysian YouTuber’s comment: I’m from Malaysia. China has traded with Malaysia for 2000 years. In those years, they had been the world’s biggest powers many times. Never once they sent troops to take our land. Admiral Zhenghe came to Malacca five times, in gigantic fleets, and a flagship eight times the size of Christopher Columbus’ flagship, Santa Maria. He could have seized Malacca easily, but he did not. In 1511, the Portuguese came. In 1642, the…

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Been watching the life of Prince Philip on telly, who passed away yesterday aged 99 years. What a remarkable life he seems to have led. In 2014, I had the chance to meet him and have a quick chat. He had an impressive memory and a wit about him. My memory is so bad, I can’t even remember the exact conversation we had. At least I blogged about the event Wish I keep a regular journal.