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Bernice Chauly: Her love-hate conundrum with Malaysia

  • Prodita Sabarini

    The Jakarta Post

Ubud, Bali   /   Sun, November 9 2008   /  11:06 am
BERNICE CHAULY: (JP/Prodita Sabarini)(JP/Prodita Sabarini)

BERNICE CHAULY: (JP/Prodita Sabarini) Malaysian multi-talented artist Bernice Chauly loathes and loves her country at the same time. She says she loves her home country but she is also toying with the idea of moving to Bali. In Ubud, Bali, she told The Jakarta Post: "I thought of moving to Bali. But it's not that easy. It would need a leap of faith." She was in the Island of the Gods for the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival last month. Being a single mother of two daughters, her children come first when considering moving to another country. "It's an exciting time (being in Malaysia). It's a really frustrating time as well. I'm not going to leave. If I leave it must be for a good reason. I love my country, it's my home," she said while sitting in an antique wooden Balinese chair in one of Ubud's resorts. She looked beautiful in a s...