Author Archives: marygp23

Exercise, set goals, do good, hug and be happy!

A recently published Gallup poll suggests that world happiness levels are at their lowest ebb in over a decade. While the top 10 happiest nations remain more or less the same, the lower ranking countries are more unhappy now than … Continue reading

Posted in The Bride | Leave a comment

No point harking back; explore and venture into the new

New Malaysia is hopeful that we won’t go back to the same old same old but past trends are re-emerging which we should be very concerned about and take steps to check. Firstly, there was the Melayu Bangkit rally held … Continue reading

Posted in The Bride | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Selamat Hari Merdeka, Malaysia Baru!

The Malaysian flag is flying high! For the first time in my life, it fills me with great pride to see the Malaysian flag fluttering strongly in the wind on poles and cars and at shops, offices and homes! I, … Continue reading

Posted in The Bride | Leave a comment

The hungry ghosts at bay …

It’s the time of the Hungry Ghost festival! Not that I am into this sort of thing. But, stories of their mischief make the rounds annually during this festival and I cannot help wondering if there is any truth in … Continue reading

Posted in The Bride | Tagged , | Leave a comment

After 100 days, still a long way to go

After 100 days in office, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has received mixed ratings. Some say they did fairly well. Some said they still haven’t fully delivered on their promises. And, some say they could do more. Personally, I think … Continue reading

Posted in The Bride | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Don’t build public policy on women’s clothes

I find it extremely disturbing that there still are people in public office who insist on turning women’s clothing into a reason for public policy. I am referring to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof’s recent … Continue reading

Posted in The Bride | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A health issue that must not remain unresolved

Recent reports have revealed that a small number of companies owned by politicians of the previous administration monopolize the supplies of medicines to government-owned medical facilities. As a result, prices of medicines have shot up making it difficult for hospitals … Continue reading

Posted in The Bride | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment