Another long walk, spoiled

Last night I went to see Justice League at the cinema in the Nu Sentral mall in Kuala Lumpur. I like going to the cinema when I get to KL because on the first night of a work trip, it’s a good antidote to the rigours of travel, and there’s a good burger joint nearby. Unfortunately, I only had 16 ringgit and the burger place only took cash, *and* the nearest ATM is 5 floors down, so there was a lot of rushing around and sweating before I got to see the film, but it was two hours of costumed silliness with a plot that wasn’t as duff as Suicide Squad, and not so grimdark that all you wanted to do was die. Continue reading “Another long walk, spoiled”

Impromptu swimming attempt

After work today, I went to the swimming pool on the roof of my hotel and tried to do a few laps, like my swimming coach told me to.

It’s strange to think that in the tropical warmth of Malaysia, I should find the pool too cold, but I guess I’m used to blood temperature water at Swish. And perhaps I’m out of shape after days in the office with no exercise, and having a cold, and, and, … hang on, why couldn’t I swim a length of the pool?
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A day out in Kuala Lumpur

At lunchtime today, I took a flight from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur. This isn’t very far at all; you get in your seat, you look out the window, they give you some peanuts and a small tub of orange juice (for this was a Malaysia Airlines flight rather than a low-cost carrier), you eat the peanuts, they give you some more peanuts, you eat those and well, and then the plane lands.
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