LOCAL council meetings can stretch on for four to five hours.
Many issues arising from the non-adherence of the law by the previous government need the current administration’s attention. At times when the debate gets ridiculously long-winded or totally diverges from the topic at hand, I sketch.
This drawing habit comes from my love for comics, and was honed during my many years as a journalist. Arriving on time at an event that was to be launched by a politician sometimes meant waiting for an hour or more. That usually left me with plenty of time to kill.
The following drawings were done in the council boardroom, and in between writing letters to various local council departments to ensure that public complaints were addressed.
The drawings in this set are of the main character for my comic book, which I hope to work on one day.
MBPJ councillor KW Mak is still busy researching the legal issues related to property development, and hopes to present another report soon. He wishes everyone a Happy Chinese New Year.
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