Monday 29 August 2016

Mothers by Daughters & Others - My Mother - Ramli Ibrahim

Secretly, I was a great fan of my mum and secretly think my passion and artistic DNA must have come from her. She was a housewife par-excellence. She was a great cook; a great cake-maker (the house in which I am presently staying was built from the sale of her cakes and kuihs - Malay traditional sweet-cakes); a natural horticulturalist who tended our exceptionally lush begonia and orchid garden (whatever she planted, grew); and last but not least it was she who cultivated my love and compassion for animals. 

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