In case you didn’t know (and I certainly didn’t) batophobia is fear of sky-scrapers. If you suffer from that particular
perfectly sensible irrational terror, don’t ever, ever, ever come to Kuala Lumpur – the place is chock-a-block with the bloody things! There are a few architectural remnants of the old colonial days: the British administrative offices (top photo above) and the astonishing mock Tudor(??) cricket club, for instance (below).
But even in those two central examples of benign (suppose so) British imperialism, there they are, lurking in the background, bloody towers!
The food’s pretty good, the monsoon’s fun – for the Swansea dweller it can be classified as ‘light drizzle’ – and the people are generally charming; but the skyline, the skyline’s a nightmare!
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