colours of dusk

We are very fortunate to be able to witness the glorious sunset almost everyday if the weather permits in this part of the world. For someone like me who works in a profession that makes leaving work at 5 o’clock on the dot impossible, i.e. being a hotelier, I am particularly in awe and probably…

golden shower and love beetles

The golden shower trees (Cassia Fistula) are very common here in Malaysia (the plant is native to India and Southeast Asia) and when they bloom with the whole tree full of yellow flowers it is a beautiful sight. I was fortunate enough to get up close and personal with the flowers at my eye level…

flora and fauna of Borneo

I got in touch with our Bornean nature for a little while today when I visited the exhibition next to our hotel organised by the Sabah Forestry Department to coincide with their centennial celebration. It was not a big exhibition but was informative and I was very impressed with their decorations and displays of plants…