Marina Life During Lockdown

On March 18th, the Malaysian government instigated the Movement Control Order. This has many implications but for us, in Sutera Harbour Marina, life goes on. This was a one-hour photography project I set myself to briefly document our lives in the marina during this time. I used a Sony A7iii camera and an old SMC Takumar 50mm f/1.4 lens. All … Read More

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Gunung Mulu National Park

What’s the opposite of sailing? Jungle walking on a mountain, of course! And Gunung Mulu National Park is just the place to do it. We spent three days walking through the tropical rainforest of Sarawak in central Borneo at this UNESCO site. It was the perfect place for some R&R after days of heavy sailing and copious editing. Mulu was … Read More

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Nowhere to run

When the meeting finished we realised that all restaurants, bars and shops (except food stores and pharmacies) would be closed the next day. Naturally, we rushed off to buy these foldable chairs to make our own pontoon pub. Not bad, are they?

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Look what Millie brought us!

Gillian took a needle biopsy and half an hour later we learned that Millie’s lymph cells were misshapen. This almost certainly meant lymphoma, in other words cancer. We were devastated, but Gillian still had hope, “It can be treated,” she said.

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