Monthly Archives: May 2013

15-Goal Game On

I was already on the road to Kuantan when Yeo Kuo Lee called to say he had a bad ‘flu and couldn’t play in the Head Hunter’s first match of the Royal Pahang Classic against Ranhill.  Could I take over … Continue reading

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CDing the SEA Games Qualifier

I had the pleasure of running a National level Course Design seminar from Thursday through Saturday for the Equestrian Association of Malaysia (EAM).  It was run at Uniten, which has some nice equestrian facilities on campus.   We had seven new … Continue reading

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Up in Smoke

The beautiful Chinese girl behind the counter at Devi’s Corner is not interested in my dinner money.  She wants to sell cigarettes.  She looks up at the four young Machans who sidle into line and addresses them.  “Do you smoke?”, … Continue reading

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Four of the Inter-Pacifickers from 1979 got together today for a lunch in Singapore.  Jane Thompson and Bryan Harris flew in from Europe where they had attended Badminton.  Asad had just returned from a trip to USA and UK.  I … Continue reading

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Club Chukkas

I managed a couple of chukkas yesterday, the first chukkas I have played since I tore my adductors for the second time on 3rd April.  The first pull of the groin was in early March.  So it was been a … Continue reading

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After the 2001 SEA Games, I was wearing a blue SEA Games Equestrian cap.  A friend of mine that was an ESPN football pundit asked if he could have it.  In exchange, he would organise an autographed jersey from my … Continue reading

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Vale: Ted Dwyer

I bid a very fond farewell to my friend Ted Dwyer. Ted was the Coordinator of the Pacific League of the FEI World Cup and a course designer who gave us all a lot of help in SE Asia. If … Continue reading

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Clinics and Seminars

I did a two-day showjumping clinic at the Selangor Turf Club Equestrian Centre on Friday and Saturday.  We avoided today, Sunday 5th June, as Malaysia goes to the polls in their General Election.  I clicked back into showjumping mode and … Continue reading

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