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Sunday, January 29, 2012

This Chinese New Year was pretty eventful. I'm not sure if I should be using past tense since its technically not over yet. Hmmm. However, this Chinese New Year was much more than I expected and I think it made me see family just a teeny weeny bit different.


 The sisters and cousins. Adorable bunch, I think my level of dislikeness towards children decreased a little just because of them. (:


Playing blackjack and winning. Occasionally. 


With Daddy. 

Ryan and Cammie. He's pretty adorable, not so annoying.  ᄏᄏᄏ


And for the first time in my life, I've witnessed the fire crackers. Wheee. It was fun and it was loud


Ku-ma, who came back from England. I feel sad cause i don't have a single picture with popo this year. =\
And then back in Ipoh,


Mummy with her many cheongsams.


 And last but not least, 내 사랑, Ezzie and Unnie yang tersayang.

I feel like I'm missing some important people this Chinese New Year but i'll take what I get. These occasional weird decisions I make, I always think that they're the last, but they never end. Oh self, what am i to do with you. =\\

Always grateful, I am.
Thank You.

Somebody else.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Its Chinese New Year 2012.


And college's been tough, things' been weird, hectic, people, less new people, more old people, no people, people all at once. Yeah. I think nobody understands what I'm getting at. 
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생일 축하한다,언니!  
사랑해


마지막.

Friday, January 6, 2012

"Cause when a heart breaks
no, it don't break even."

Hello, 2012.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Goodbye, 2011. 

There's been too many pictures here. Now's one with none. There's about 45 minutes before the first day of 2012 ends. It feels a little bit scary, a little bit exciting. Mostly scary though. 

2011 have been a good year, it might not be great, but it wasn't bad. Just a short reflective moment. I survived the first quarter of the year in Singapore. It was a great experience, full of crazy anxiety, tiring walks, serious exercising, long working days although it was short lived, great loneliness and fun solo times. Then, I got the results of SPM which supposedly changes my life. I am proud, I am suprised, I'm so thankful for that 10A's. 

Finally came back from Singapore and straight into another adventure. Its amusing for the adventure here at Subang started at Genting, and I ended the year there too. This whole girlfriend experience, its exciting, its tiring, its amusing, its sad, its happy, I wouldn't change a thing.

College. Hmmm.
I thank God for Jo, no way I would've survived.
I thank God for Kristal, no way I would've survived.

College, social wise, was.. terrible. College, academic wise, was a challenge. But I am glad that my futile efforts paid off in the end. I learnt so much from the social science class and FINALLY learnt proper English and writing. Another sem to go. Sighs. Hang in there, self. 

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2012 Resolutions : 

1. I will treat people with respect, and I will be treated with respect.
2. Love your neighbor as yourself. -Mark 12:31
3. "To walk in the fear of God for all the days of your life."

I'll make mistakes, I'll learn, I'll live, I'll love.

Jumping into the unknown.

 I'll start with an obligatory picture of the Ipoh signboard thingy. (:


It was meant to a food trip. So, we reached and immediately went to look for food. Headed towards Tai Shu Keok? Lol.



And then this lil girl came by trying to sell these pens to collect school fees and she 'rapped' in Chinese which they found dope. So they bought corn biodegradable pens for rm10.


Headed to town to buy kaya puffs and eat Funny Mountain Tau Foo Fa.


 And buy salted chicken. That I never actually got to eat. 


And suddenly Ju Dee (who works there) showed up. ((((((: Had a short chat. I'm really surprised that she still recognizes me.


Ipoh chicken, tauge, hor fun, meatballs! Last meal of the day and after some long talk about.. stuff, we headed towards Penang!

Obligatory picture of  the Penang bridge : 


The first most interesting thing that happened, while on the bridge, we opened the window and tossed out a key into the Selat Tebrau. IN A MOVING CAR. That was totally cool. The thought of it is just slightly crazy, slightly relieved, and a lot of fun, even though the moment lasted 30 seconds.


After finally reaching our host's house. Said hi to the mom, sat at the backyard, drank some herbal tea from the mum and headed out to eat some famous chau kuay teow, which unfortunately, was all sold out because it was already 1 in the morning. =\

The next morning, after dim sum, courtesy of the mom because none of us could get up, we went to eat the most awesome laksa and had some ice kacang, but the cendol stall was closed. =\ Bought some paper fried chicken, super nice indeed. 



Then we went to Straits Quay. It was still bright when we reached so we walked a lil and went to chill at Charlie Brown's Cafe.



Loved the decorations. Mummy would love the place. (:

Then unnie came and found me, YAY! We headed towards Gurney Drive for dinner. More food! 


The pretty lights at Straits Quay. 


Muar chee, pasembor, char kuay teow, fried oyster with egg, fresh sugar cane. Took a short walk down Gurney Drive and looked at the stuff they were selling. After that, we headed over to two dance studios to say hi or something and they were sooo good, its amazing to watch. Don't judge a dancer from his face. ;p

By the time we were prepared to head towards Genting, it was about 1am (again), and we stayed up and told stories the whole morning to keep awake with the driver. For some terrible reason, we took the old road up to Genting. It was dark, scary, empty and still pretty fun.


 The view of the cold morning at Genting.

We reached at approximately 4.30am and went to chill at Starbucks. And played Chor Dai Di the whole morning through, in the dark because Starbucks actually closes at 5.30am and opens at 8.30am. I've finally ventured to some parts of Genting that I haven't been to before even though I was there quite often this, I mean last year.


"My underwear is giving me a wedgie. A terrible wedgie." 
HAHAHA.




So after freezing my butt off through the early morning, we went back to the car for a 'short' nap and then because the driver still wanted to sleep, we went to have breakfast and the finally left Genting at about 2-ish. 


Its interesting to be stuck around uhmm.. good, Christian people, all with our own pasts. It feels so amazing to say a prayer together in the car. Journey mercy, God. 

I've learnt more throughout this trip and I've heard more, listened more, spoke a lil bit more and sleep way too little. But is was still DOPE. (: Another word that's been repeated throughout the trip. It is now one of the many memories that I'll keep with me for a long time, if not, forever.


Thank you, and thank God.

♥♥♥♥

Stories and Fairytales.

"What the Heck."
The most repeated line I've been hearing for the last 3 days.

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As I've promised, the second half of December. Its technically a lil too late because its already 2012. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

So after whatever happened in the previous post, I got sick. Food poisoning and some gastric issues. And so.. I was admitted into the hospital for 2 days.


Ouch. I got out and back to KL a couple of days before Christmas.

 But before all the sick part happened,we had a small, sad session of karaoke with tai gor gor and unnie. 


And then I watched CHC KL's Christmas production. It was pretty awesome, a bit potong stim at the end. But I thought the whole singing/choreography/costume part was great. The story itself.. not so much. I loved it anyway.


Then there was a lot of baking involved. Red velvet cupcakes for Christmas. (:


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Somewhere before the baking and the Christmas, we followed Coex to his gig at Kajang and sang some carols there with the CF.


Then, went to support the last night of Demolition Crew @ Vertigo.

On Christmas morning, I went to watch the Acts Church Christmas production, called  "Life is Heart".


And on Christmas night, went to the annual family friends' barbeque dinner. I think I actually enjoyed myself despite the big bruises on my leg, I learnt how to shuffle and wore a box on my head. With bacon strips and barbequed marshmallows, this Christmas was a good one. 






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Coming up next, Ipoh-Penang-Genting trip
ROAD TRIP! (: 

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