Grammarly: Online Grammar Checker

Writing in english is never easy, especially if you are not fluent in such language. You may write the article in your mother-tongue and then translate it using Google Translate but the result won’t be satisfactory. In fact you will see many errors in the spelling and grammar rendering the article not worth publishing. If your English is not improving any soon, then hiring someone to write will be an option. However, in the long run, it won’t be cost-effective. Therefore, using  online Grammar Checker tool such as Grammarly could be a cheaper and better option. It may not be as perfect as having a human editor but still good enough for me to recommend, especially for casual bloggers or those running niche blogs to generate income online. Continue reading…

 

K. Dharmaraj Axed, A. Arulselvaraj Takes Over

So the Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) has finally pushed the panic button and decided to replace ‘under fire‘ head coach, K. Dharmaraj with Project 2016 coach, A. Arulselvaraj, albeit the appointment is just an interim measure. The face-saving move with Dharmaraj as a “scapegoat” to me is an act of cowardice, designed to appease the fans after a disastrous World Cup campaign and shameful performances at the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It would have been better for the MHC to stick by their man for at least another year after they decided to give Dharmaraj a promotion in the wake of his achievement in leading our youngsters to fourth placing in the Junior World Cup. Afterall, like players, this is just another learning curve for the coach and I’m sure he will be better with time. Continue reading…

 

Durian Fiesta, Tuaran

Great news for all lovers of the king of fruits, durian, residing within driving-distance from Tuaran, Sabah! In conjunction with ‘Eat Local Fruits‘ campaign, Durian Fiesta will be held in Tuaran, Sabah, from 15 – 17 August 2014 (this weekend, folks!).  So, if you have no aversion to these wonderful food (which I honestly could not stand, but which my darling wife loves), and want instant durians to gobble, then do travel to Tuaran and head straight for the Tuaran Community Hall (Dewan Masyarakat Tuaran) on those dates. Continue reading…