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Siti Zulaikha Foudzi is 15 and just sat for her PMR examinations. But don't expect the exams to strain her too much mentally. After all, she is a whiz in that most cerebral game of all - chess.
IN 1934 however, at the height of the Great Depression, Charles B. Darrow of Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States, brought a game he designed on his oilcloth a year before to the executives at Parker Brothers. The game was rejected due to 52 design errors. Today, that very game - Monopoly - is the best-selling board game in the world.
Admit it or not, there are times when journalists fawn over the people they interview. Sure I was pretty calm about speaking to garden variety pop stars like Carlos Santana or Phil Collins, and positively indifferent by the time I concluded the last of my 30-odd boyband interviews.