Trapped

‘Don’t waste time pining for the past
don’t hold regrets for things that happened long ago
if you let the past go, you’ll be a Sufi
you’ll be the child of the present moment
the young and the old of now.’
Rumi

My Switzerland

The Museum für Gestaltung in Zürich, Switzerland, is currently showing works by Martin Parr. The public is also invited to share their interpretation of ‘My Switzerland’ These are my entries for the exhibition from 10. October to 3. November 2013.

Panen (Harvest)

Lain ladang lain belalang,
lain lubuk lain ikannya.
Different fields, different grasshoppers;
different seas, different fish.
Indonesian proverb

Malaysia

Air yang tenang jangan disangka tiada buaya
Still water runs deep. Never take for granted a quiet person,
for he may have qualities that belie his quiet nature.

Streets of Hanoi

Cha chung khong ai khoc.
Everybody’s business is nobody’s business.
Vietnamese proverb

Play

“It is better to play than do nothing” Confucius