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September 30, 2019

Reinventing Ridgeway

Government quarters and company houses were once the mainstay of housing across Kuching. Small clusters of these properties, built to accommodate public servants and company officials of all ranks and responsibilities, peppered the landscape from Jalan Bampfylde to Batu Lintang.
September 25, 2019

Awang’s Korban

September 22, 2019

Worlds Collide – Art into fashion

Is fashion art or industry? This is a question which has puzzled commentators for decades. The idea of wearable art has revolved around the reality that the more artistic the garment, the less wearable it often becomes.
September 5, 2019

The Last Lemambang of Ulu Layar

Lipi anak Ula lives in a double-storey detached house, a short walk from her family’s orchard. Above the door is a charm, a gnarled root strung together with a dessicated ant’s nest and a small, golden shell, its spiral mirroring the curl of the root.
August 6, 2019

In Food We Trust

And so we reach that time of the year: Kuching's month of food that stretches like dough from the end of July to August.
July 28, 2019

Why not make your day at RWMF

As each evening drew in at Rainforest World Music Festival 2019, the crowds began to swell. A packed schedule of performances was promised, from over 100 performers drawn from 20 different countries.
July 5, 2019

Nelson advert

July 2, 2019

Kuching’s Cat Epidemic

Singapore has the Merlion – mythical and majestic as it dominates the view of the bay. In Kuching, our equivalent is the cat, significantly more domestic and marginally less majestic.
July 1, 2019

Electra House – On this Spot once Stood

From original power house to Kuching's first purpose-built shopping centre, this spot has seen several icons in the city's urban development.