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A different kind of shopping

my special place at home

I went to London recently to attend my youngest brother Bintang's graduation (yes, his name is Bintang as in 'star' in the malay language). London is a great city with its diverse population, culture, museums, food, and..of course shopping. In the past when I used to visit London, making a trip to Harrods, Selfridges, Liberty and Brompton Road was a must. They were akin to the Vatican in Rome for the latest in fashion and these places used to really excite me.

The trip this time to London was quite different. I had no desire to go shopping in the usual haunts possibly because the ringgit was doing so badly...