a boat ride to see a huge rock – Batu Punggul

After we concluded our short medical mission trip to Tataluan in the interior of Sabah and before we bid farewell to the villagers and headed home (the photo blog of our amazing journey is here), we spared some time to take a boat ride to see a natural wonder in the area, the Batu Punggul pinnacle.…

evening clouds

Psalm 65:8 The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy. 詩 篇 65:8 住 在 地 极 的 人 因 你 的 神 迹 惧 怕 ; 你 使 日 出 日 落 之 地 都 欢 呼 。

delightful discovery

I always find the pitcher plant very interesting as the pitchers are formed at the end of a tendril extended from the tip of the leaf. Can you imagine when every leaf bears a pitcher?  Amazing plant, isn’t it? I discovered something new the other day — pitcher plant flowers!  I did not know pitcher…

into the wild

My travelling plan this year as I have been telling everyone is to do “cuti-cuti Sabah”, meaning holidaying in and around Sabah — domestic travelling!  Being in the hospitality industry sometimes I do feel slightly embarrassed that I have been to less places in my home state than many of the tourists from around the…

a room with a view

Before I owned my present little nest I used to talk about how much I would love to have a landed property because with that I would get to have a garden.  But when the opportunity came a few years ago for me to own my first home, I had to think long and hard…

bountiful blessings

We plough the fields, and scatter the good seed on the land; But it is fed and watered by God’s almighty hand: He sends the snow in winter, the warmth to swell the grain, The breezes and the sunshine, and soft refreshing rain. Taken from an old hymn “We plough the fields and scatter” by…