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No Hard Evidence

Create: 03/09/2017 - 13:52
Smoky Contry Road and open burning

I remember when menthol cigarettes were introduced in Malaysia, a curious urban legend soon emerged claiming menthol ciggies will cause softening of erections or a flaccid cock. There was no empirical evidence or scientific evidence but every local guy believed in it.

The evidence were anecdotal at best and were probably from guys who drank too much at clubs. Excessive alcohol can cause ED too.

There Is No Smoke Without Fire

Create: 02/20/2017 - 14:39
There Is No Smoke Without Fire

This candle stand is the start of the smoke chain in the temple. The devotees light their joss sticks and incense papers here, spreading smoke as they move from the altar to the urn outside.

Sony Alpha a7R, ISO 100, f2, 1/3200 sec.

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Smoky Inside - The Guandi Temple In KL Chinatown

Create: 01/29/2017 - 18:56
Smoky Inside - The Guandi Temple In KL Chinatown

The Guan Di Temple (关帝庙) in Chinatown KL is a must stop for many Taoist devotees during Chinese New Year. It is also an annual pilgrimage for me as a photographer. It offers many wonderful subjects for the camera. The temple was built in 1888.

My post yesterday entitled "Those Halcyon Days (Blue Skies And Candlelight) was from this temple.

Nine Emperor Gods Festival Procession In Jinjang - Part 1

Create: 10/05/2016 - 22:05

The roads here are a maze so I had no idea of the route the parade will cover. Heck. I don't even know where my car was parked but I did bread crumb my tracks with a pic on my phone camera at every junction or turn during the walk.

Jinjang was a Chinese village notorious for gangsterism and triads many years ago. At one time, no taxis will send passengers in for fear of ambush by the gangs.

The Last of the Mohicans

Create: 07/07/2015 - 18:27
The Last of the Mohicans

As such, I wasn't expecting cooperation when I asked to take a picture of him standing next to the barbecue fire.

I had to. The scene behind him had such wonderful ambience and I needed him to complete the picture. What an opportunity for a mood shot at a ramadan bazaar, I thought to myself. He shouted back "No"

Before I could respond, he asked: "Why me?"