Blog

There's a first time for everything. Yesterday was the first time I had to withdraw from a race because I was medically unfit to row. My coach pulled me out from my Final B of the Open Lightweight Women Single Scull race in the Australian Champs...

I know its been forever since I updated my blog and being really busy is a terrible excuse, but I have been very busy, really! But now that I've decided to take no-pay leave from work from April to August, life has been pretty good so...

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails." WAH! Read this quote...

So news is that Rowing is very likely to be in the SEA Games although its not confirmed that it's in but it's in- that sort of thing. Whatever it is I AM SO HAPPY that I get to finally row on home waters but...

There's a first time for everything, they say. Last week's story #02. I had to skip the usual Sunday morning training (first time skipping training!! *gasp*) but for a good cause. I was invited to be the Guest of Honour for the first ever Muslimah Run...

(Photo was taken in 2004 at the Singapore National Machine Rowing Competition. We were representing Bukit Panjang Govt High School at the event and I think we won- look at our happy faces.)   I thought it would be nice to tell the world that...

1. Japanese are very well-organized people When I reached the Kyoto International Airport, a rower from Kyoto University was already there waiting for me. When I had to leave, the same rower, Miyamoto Kohei, and a few other rowers, had already planned the time I should...