Early Morning Breakfast at the Kopitiam

It was 6 in the morning on a Sunday, Mei Yen was still in bed when her father knocked on her door to wake her up. “Girl, wake up. We are going to have breakfast at the kopitiam (coffee shop). Get up and wash up. We are leaving in 20 minutes,” her father said from […]

A Visit to the Sundry Store with Grandma

“Ah Boy! Come follow Ah Ma to the sundry store. Ah Ma wants to buy some stuff to make tong-sui for tonight mah-jong session,” said Kah Kit’s grandmother as she walked by his room. “Ok Ah Ma. Give me five minutes to get ready,” Kah Kit replied his grandmother. “Are you ready, Ah Ma?” he […]