Gurney Drive Memories

By Gabija Grusaite

February 2012 FEATURE
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Unnerving traffic jams on Friday nights, a beach that looks like a still from the apocalypse, an endless flow of hawker food, thirsty tourists and overdressed teenagers sipping Starbucks – Gurney Drive is a place where charm mixes with grime. This long seaside promenade is where the pulse of Penang with all its vices and virtues is at its strongest.One can feel the heart of the city beating with a stop-motion movement as the high rise luxury condominiums grow into...

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Gabija Grusaite

works as a journalist, and also writes scripts for short movies and animation. Her first novel – Neissipildymas (“Unfulfilled”) – was recently published in Lithuania by Baltos Lankos.