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    To travel is to live

    by  • June 9, 2018 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments


    When news first broke, I was hoping it would be fake. He inspired me to travel and go beyond my comfort zone, visiting places I would otherwise never have given a second thought and eating all sorts of weird stuff – even fermented shark. And he’s right, it’s the worst thing to eat. Yeah,...

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    Feeling Harajuku..in KL

    by  • December 27, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    comic fiesta 2014-10

    On the way from Pavillion to KLCC, we stumbled upon this! Seems that there is a Comic Fiesta at KLCC Convention Centre and many have taken the opportunity to cosplay. Just another day in Starbucks. I’m feeling like I’m in Harajuku  :)  

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    It has been quite a year

    by  • December 31, 2013 • Travel + Places, Uncategorized • 0 Comments


    In the blink of an eye, it’s another year. 2013 came and is almost gone…way too soon. It has been quite a year. Made new friends, and rekindle old ones.   Visited some new places.Shifen, Taiwan   Keelung, Taiwan   Takayama, Japan   London   Shilin, Taipei   Geneva   Shirakawago, Japan   Interlaken, Switzerland  ...

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    Tender hands, tender heart

    by  • December 22, 2012 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    tommy le baker - tommy's mum

    It was barely a year ago when we stepped into a humble little bakery off Jalan Ipoh –  an artisan bakery in the most unexpected place. The aroma of freshly baked bread, rustic loaves piled up on the shelves, handwritten notes on the wall and french radio playing in the background – it was...

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    For old times’ sake – Yook Woo Hin

    by  • October 20, 2012 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    yook woo hin - lady with dim sum trolley

    It is with a heavy heart that I learnt Yook Woo Hin has closed down. This decades old restaurant was one of the few surviving places serving traditional dim sum. Operating in a pre-war shophouse in Petaling Street, Yook Woo Hin had retained much of its original fixture and nostalgic, old-world charm.    I...

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    In transition

    by  • September 15, 2012 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    work in progress

    Just in case you’re wondering what’s with the haphazard layout and misaligned photos, please bear with me. Somehow in transition of switching web-host, this happened. I’m totally hopeless when it comes to these IT stuff. Thankfully, the guys at ServerFreak (where this blog is now hosted) are extremely helpful, and quick. This blog is...

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    Mulberries from my potted garden

    by  • November 13, 2011 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments


    I didn’t know mulberries can be grown in tropical climate until my aunt offered me some from her garden. Feeling inspired, we got some mulberry plants for our little potted garden. They grew and grew but still no sign of fruits. I have almost given up hope. Then, little mulberries started appearing. Finally, after months of...

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    A Tribute

    by  • October 11, 2011 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments


    It has been almost a week since his passing and there has been many contrasting views. Say what you like. He is a visionary. His creations are revolutionary. And most of all, he has made technology really friendly and intuitive for ordinary people like you and me. As I am writing this on my MacBook,...

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    Mike’s chicken rice

    by  • September 24, 2011 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments


      When an old friend, Mike, invited us over to his place, I thought we’re going to have a barbeque. To my surprise, he made chicken rice. I didn’t even know Mike can cook, let alone a dish like chicken rice. If you know Mike, you would be surprised too. But the verdict is...

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