(Sun)burning for PSY

By Julia Tan

March 2013 FEATURE
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Korean star Psy was a big hit despite his short appearance. Penangites loved his show, if nothing else, especially not the searing Chinese New Year sun.The papers warned of a crowd 60,000 strong, which translated as a massive jam alert. Typical of Penangites, we fretted. In the end, it wasn’t the traffic that did us in. It was the scorching midday sun.I could proudly proclaim that I liked “Gangnam Style” because at least it wasn’t about sex or drugs or...

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Julia Tan

went to primary and secondary school at Convent Pulau Tikus before continuing sixth form at St. Xavier’s Institution; any other school was out of the question. She misses the fried rice at the school canteen, and laments the passing of the wan tan mee lady.


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