Day: 5 December 2014

Travel

Skies from Putrajaya

Putrajaya ,  the administrative capital of Kuala Lumpur  25 Km south of Kuala Lumpur is  made out of a former Palm Oil plantation. A complete city with its own man made lake, schools, hotels, commercial space and of course residential areas, is meant only for the civil servants who run Malaysia. It is easily accessible by …

Travel

Not just an ordinary tin pot

During my recent trip to Malaysia we visited the Royal Selangor Pewter factory. It was not always Royal Selangor but started out as an ordinary cottage industry and has now grown into the largest pewter factory in the world. I have several pieces of pewter (dusty beer mugs, some salt cellars and candelabra) which were …