Monthly Archives: July 2015

Bon Voyage, Jean Philippe

This week another friend of mine passed away.  Jean Philippe Robin, a Frenchman who had made his home in Malaysia since 1996, passed away.  He knew he was going, and went back to France a few days before he left … Continue reading

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60 Seconds

If it had been a work of fiction, you would have said the ending was too fantastical, that it could not have happened in real life.  But it did.  The end of the Royal Pahang versus La Familia game yesterday … Continue reading

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Pahang, Here I Come

I’m a very lucky guy.  Having missed out on playing the 6-goal Nationals this year, I get a run in the 12-goal International League, starting with the Royal Pahang Classic.  I will be turning out for Head Hunters, playing with … Continue reading

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Zack’s Tack Manila

Zack’s Tack opened our third shop in Asia, at the Manila Polo Club yesterday, the first day of Hari Raya.  Eid Mubarak indeed!  It is a little before schedule as we hadn’t anticipated opening it before September.  But we were … Continue reading

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Selamat Hari Raya

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R.I.P. Peter Schlageter

I went to Pattaya yesterday to bid a final farewell to my friend Peter Schlageter.  He passed away on 29th June.  I had known Peter since 1979 when he was the Team Manager of the Far East team I rode … Continue reading

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Natasha and I took advantage of a quiet day to drive up to Ipoh to visit our Furkids at the National Stud Farm.  It has been a year since we were last there.  Nata’s colt, Winston, is almost two, and … Continue reading

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It is my mother’s 86th birthday today.  Happy Birthday, Eileen Wong.  Because of my looks, most people find it hard to accept that my mother is Chinese.  I like to tell them, “She was adopted.” If that doesn’t confuse them, … Continue reading

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A player has to play to be a player.  Unfortunately not all players are given a chance to play.  A high goal team has not entered the high goal this year. However, rather than releasing their players to play for … Continue reading

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