At twenty-three, my father earn his own money from being a driver and go to England randomly wandering around to find 2 hours laundry machine (to open his own laundry business) alone. He saw people lining up in a restaurant in England and get to know it is McDonald. He told his friend, his friend told his other friend who now become the owner of Malaysia McD franchise .He struggled to become the supplier of ‘malay’ grocery in Hilton Hotel after been chased out thrice.
But the cutest of all, when he became the Dunhill agent, he lost money and he wrote a complaint letter to Dunhill company in England saying Dunhill cigarette doesn’t taste good on Malay tongue. The Dunhill company search for him.
That’s him. He earn his ‘Dato’ from his craziness chasing his dream. Just crazy. He is no PhD, no degree, and not even SPM, just went for school until standard 3. He is now 65years old.
And now I am 23 years old. I have a degree. I have no money I’ve earned and I went to United States for study using other people’s money.
I have been missing him having breakfast and I’m having my dinner across the world. Somehow, I am used to the 24 hours time difference. In fact I love it, I don’t mind waiting at all. Cause I believe he will be there, even he is not there at that moment, I know he wants to be there with me.
Dekat US tgk Nora Elena non-stop. Balik Malaysia tak heran da. So many things way better than nora elena, okay no, Seth Tan. Suddenly tertekan TV3, cant believe I’m watching Nora Elena live today even though only last 10 minutes. Oh yes, Seth Tan never fail to make my day sweeter in the end of the day. He is so paranoid with Nora Elena safety, sanggup nk hantar nora pergi and balik kerja, no more Pak Ali; he wants to become her driver and bodyguard. Then Nora Elena said that he is managing director, neither bodyguard nor driver. Then he said,