Category: General

  • ‘Our Man In Beijing’ In Malaysia

    Opening night in Penang was stunningly revealing for me! The audience which was made up of 90 percent Chinese laughed at all the lines to do with Chinese when Mei Ling said in response to John Williams’ wish to return a favour immediately:   “We Chinese take three generations to pay back favours.”

  • Your Plastic Brain: Has Your Brain Stretched to Accelerate Your Learning

    Twenty years had passed since the publication of my groundbreaking work Mind, Body Power: The Self Help Book on Accelerated Learning. The year was 1989. More recently, I discovered Norman Doige’s book The Brain Changes Itself. I devoured it. I savoured it. Doige’s book adds to my knowledge regarding Accelerated Learning, a methodological approach which […]

  • Three Chinese Cities and I will be home for Christmas

    Flying into Singapore I feel like I have reached an oasis.  It is a haven created by Lee Kuan Yew for those who are suffering from travel fatigue picked up from other cities! Strolling through the clean streets of Singapore, and hearing voices speaking in the Chinese dialects of Hokkien and Mandarin, I thought I […]