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Living In PJ

When it comes to traffic jams in Malaysia, it used to be in KL. You love sitting behind the wheel? Head out to Kuala Lumpur, the heart of Malaysia where all the cars outnumber the people. Well, that isn't entirely possible, but it was a stretch I had to make because I hate traffic jams. It outranks roaches any time.

But I live in Petaling Jaya, so, no worries. I like(d) it here. Loved it. Born here, lived here, schooled here, romanced here, married here, gave birth here, raised my kids here and kinda was thinking of growing old here too.

However, things took a turn for the worse in recent years because of over-development. Bloody hell, every-bloody-body wants to build something here. A shopping mall, more homes, more large buildings, bigger parks, more homes, more apartments. It's crazy here!

Go build somewhere else for crissakes!!!

So, now, instead of having to drive to KL for the jams, we get our very own jams here in PJ. Thank you, very much! We are no longer a dead town. Driving is a nightmare here so is it any wonder that I quiver just thinking of heading out onto the roads. Literally have to meditate in the car.

And the worst thing about the jams in PJ compared to the ones in KL is this - in KL, you get those small roads, in-roads and stuff that you can detour to and cut short your 'jamming' sessions. In PJ, nope. It's a highway, laydee and if you are stuck in the jam, you're here for the long haul! Want to make a U-Turn, you gonna have to wait at least another 5km before you get to turn back....that would be 10km of wasted fuel burning and time seething.

Please take the building and developments some place else. Like Ipoh or something? Come on, PJ's got enough homes already.


shanaz@RS said…
Yeah, they should take all the developments here in N9! I don't see why the have to load everything up in PJ. Hehe. Entertaining post, Marsh! :)

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