Monthly Archives: February 2008

Polo in Shanghai

A friend of mine, Steve Wyatt, has started Nine Dragon Hills Polo Club in Shanghai, China. They are the first modern polo club in China. Historically polo was played in China centuries ago, but it died out. It’s a huge … Continue reading

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Ja and Juno

The Oscars are live on Monday morning. I’ll be hoping “Juno” to wins Best Picture and hopefully Best Soundtrack as well. Why would I be rooting for a movie I haven’t even seen yet? Well, “Juno” has used the title … Continue reading

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I had a lot of fun yesterday doing the latest Jump-Off on Equestrian .Com.My. It was the first time we managed to add a Youtube video to the site. Coding breakthrough! The funny thing was that as soon as we … Continue reading

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Dying to be rescued

Selangor SPCA media has released the press statement: “Dying To Be Rescued”. It details the whole Melinsung saga, the frustration of trying to get the owners and DVS to do the right thing. Meanwhile, from at least July last year, … Continue reading

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The Unmaking of Malaysia

My father-in-law, Ahmad Mustapha Hassan has written a best-seller, “The Unmaking of Malaysia“. It hit No. 1 in MPH, is listed in Popular Bookstore’s “88 Great Books for a Great New Year”, and perhaps most famously has been banned by … Continue reading

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European Class

I spent the last week in Europe, the first time I have been back there since I was showjumping in France in 2002. While in Europe I found that some things have not changed. I discovered French arrogance was alive … Continue reading

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I am so pleased that SPCA Selangor has set up a blog as it means, hopefully, that Malaysia takes animal abuse a little more seriously. I must warn you that some of the photos there are absolutely disgusting. Olga … Continue reading

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Celebrating Uncle Felix

My uncle, Felix Abisheganaden passed away on Monday morning after a short illness. He was an amazing man who, as a journalist, covered the Emergency, Malaysia’s Merdeka, Singapore’s independence, racial riots, the Tunku and much more. More importantly, he was … Continue reading

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