Almost Enoch

Almost Enoch

Eric passed away in the early hours of May 27, 2019. He was supposed to have passed away five years earlier. Eric, cousin of Michael, Bernice’s first husband, had been fighting renal failure for a long time. Five years ago, he refused to start receiving dialysis....
Belonging

Belonging

Photo credits: Adelene C A few evenings ago, Bernice and I attended the 88th birthday bash of her fourth aunt. The theme of the evening was Peranakan. Peranakans are an ethnic group descended from Chinese settlers from the southern provinces who came to the Malay...
The Dialysis Signal

The Dialysis Signal

A common friend told me that J had started dialysis and that he didn’t look too well. I visited him on Wednesday and was a little ashamed that it took a health crisis for me to make the time to go see him. We were friends who had grown up together in Penang. I have...