Saturday, December 02, 2006


I had dinner last night with my wife at the Malaysian Shipowners' Association (MASA) 30th Anniversary dinner at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur together with a few other IKMAL council members and their wives.

There were many guests at the function, but the food was really nothing to shout about and my wife would not have come along if not for the star attraction of the dinner show: Anita Sarawak.

What more can one say about Anita?

I remember her make her first appearance on Singapore TV when she was about sixteen and I was a young bachelor doing my second mate's 'ticket' in Singapore. Even on the black and white television screen then she was absolutely electrifying and the famous family name notwithstanding, I could tell that she was going to go very far indeed.

The same way I also could tell when I saw the late great Sudirman Arshad perform for the first time on RTM some years later.

Well, it was indeed a great show and a splendid evening. Thank you, Anita Sarawak.

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