‘Kuala Lumpur’ Archive

Holy Crap, It’s Almost Over.

For the past 20 months, since September of 2008, this Fellowship Program has played a central role in my life. The months leading up to my Beijing departure when I learned Mandarin, to my time in China, followed by three months of uncertainty waiting for a Malaysian visa, to the final six months here in […]

Photo Hunt

This was my last weekend in KL and I spent it reading, relaxing by the pool, running errands, and making one final trip to take photos of a few things I wanted to revisit. Saturday morning I woke up early to revisit Merdeka Square. The weather was sunny and clear, but I found the area […]

KL Reading List

The books I’ve read in KL. A bunch of stuff ranging from ethnographic readers and history to autobiographies, business books, and fiction. This excludes the Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Southeast Asia guide books as well as issues of The Surfer’s Journal I managed to acquire. Four of the titles here are in my suitcase now […]

The Daily Grind

A few glimpses into my life…. First, a rare photo of me working. Casual visitors to the blog can be forgiven for forgetting this is the whole reason I’m here. Here I am presenting materials during a two-day digital media workshop we had a couple weeks ago. Clockwise from top left: (a) How I sleep. […]

Petronas Towers Revisited

I’ve posted a few times with images of the iconic Petronas Towers. I’ve been there many times and even went up in one of the towers for a meeting. On every visit I’m awestruck by how impressive they are. This is especially true at night. In this post I’ll showcase some of my favorite photos […]