Leaving Malaysia at a Time When Live Comedy is Getting Exciting

I moved to Malaysia in November 2008. Shortly after arriving, the displacement and only being a couple of years into motherhood meant I was struggling with my identity and what to do with myself. I didn’t know how long I would be here for, but I knew it would be at least two years thanks … More Leaving Malaysia at a Time When Live Comedy is Getting Exciting

Things to Consider When Meeting Expatriates, Immigrants, or International Students in Your Country

Today marks the 5th anniversary of my move to Malaysia. On November 8th, 2008, I left my home and some family in Australia, and with my son I followed my husband to Kuala Lumpur, who had arrived a couple of weeks earlier. 5 years in the country, and now that my best friend here is … More Things to Consider When Meeting Expatriates, Immigrants, or International Students in Your Country

Why I Think (Lack of) Racial Diversity in Media is a Global Issue

If this is the first time you’re reading me, let me first share with you the basics of where my perspective comes from. I’m a white Australian woman who has lived in Malaysia since November 2008. I travel a lot, and I consume media. Film and TV have been my preferred mediums, but I also … More Why I Think (Lack of) Racial Diversity in Media is a Global Issue

Promoting Lesser Known Artists: Gangster Macha

I’ve decided to start using this blog as a way of occasionally promoting other lesser known creative types that I’ve enjoyed. Whether I’ve encountered them through social media, in person, or otherwise, I figure that it’s worth getting the word out about them. People like us don’t have multi-million dollar advertising budgets, so blogging and … More Promoting Lesser Known Artists: Gangster Macha