Happy Mid-Autumn Festival ^o^

Bon Appetite!, C'est La Vie

Happy Mooncake (Mid Autumn) Festival, EVERYONE!

Yes, this year, my mom decided to made mooncake (Woo hoo..homemade mooncake).

I can say i’m really lucky to have a mom that love to cook or create a lot of delicious dishes and bake a lot of nice, yummilicious cakes , cookies and mooncake. (MOM, i love you!)

Anyway, here are the photos:

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Photo 1: Traditional mooncake (lotus ; red bean; pandan pastes)

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Photo 2: Shanghai Mooncakes (Lotus ; red bean pastes). So far, my friends said this is really delicious. As for me, i prefer this ALSO!

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Photo 3: My goldie the goldfish lantern. Yes..these are my mom’s creations.

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Photo 4: My Paper Lanterns and Goldie the Goldfish (right at the end)

HAPPY MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL!!!!!!

My 3rd Week in UM

Life: Fair and Unfair

Oh well, life in UM isn’t that bad afterall (but i still have ..the thinking of going to overseas to further my studies! Sigh.. i really wish i can stop thinking about it.. and just let it be!).

So far..my coursemates (especially girls) have been very lovely and helpful. Well i can say my course has quite a number of international students (iraq, iran and china). Every monday, the lady from iraq (her name is Hudah), she will pass us all the lecture notes and past year exam questions. She is our class monitor. She really funny. We two always discuss a lot of our volunteer experience. Sharing experience (especially my turtle conservation experience) with her is so fun or actually the whole class. Now my coursemates will tell me anything about turtles (even the ones from Monash). Hehe..anyway, that’s Hudah.

Then..the one from Iran (her name is Pupak). She is really lovely and caring. Oh and also when she speaks..really really motherly. Yeah she is like our mother which take care of me and Hudah. She will offer us her biscuits and ask us whether we are alright. Really good. She also monitor our studies (make sure we start our revision for the upcoming test..hehehe..).

As for the other lady (her name is Rani), she is from Malaysia (sama dengan saya). She..really funny and talkative (she is also my lab partner). It’s so funny.. that when she found out that i’m lab tutor in Monash (can imagine her reaction..when she look at me). She..is also another partner to discuss about problems since both of us..are employed. So we two always complain about our work and studies. Hehe…

As for the guys in my course, well.. i think i’ll take another week to get to know them.

Well..that’s what i would like to share in this post. Oh ya.. and today ..is my first practical in UM. I love their academic lab. Really good. I’ll try to put up some photos in the next post. Anyway, before i end this post, i would like to remind you all.. PLEASE SUPPORT my friend, Pelf Nyok (Blogathon).

Thanks!

Blogathon..Please support my friend, Pelf Nyok

Life: Fair and Unfair

A quick note or ANNOUNCEMENT from me :

I’ve received this reminder from my friend, Pelf Nyok.

This is what she wrote:

” This is a gentle reminder that the Blogathon will start at 0600 PST (which is 2100 Malaysian time, +0800 GMT), which is less 9 hours away!
I’d be very delighted if you’d drop by The Giving Hands and be my cheerleader and leave me lots of comments (not spammy one, please..) and sponsorships, pretty pleasee..? You could also help by blogging about the Blogathon, and what we are attempting to do in the 24-crazy-hours.. Or better still, you could send some of your readers over to The Giving Hands, LOL.. I am attaching a “Blogathon Cheerleader” button and I’d be very very happy if you’d paste it on your blog :))

I will be representing Eden Handicap Service Centre, I know, I know I’ve been mentioning this for like, a thousand times but please bear with me, OK? Eden Handicap is a Malaysian charity but that doesn’t mean that they do not accept foreign donations! Do check out Eden Handicap’s Donation Page for more information.. So to give you an idea of what I will be blogging about:

  1. The Malaysian charity — Eden Handicap Service Centre, and the people behind the organization
  2. My personal experiences with people with disabilities — I have a disabled aunt
  3. A couple of interviews with bloggers (volunteers) with disabilities
  4. Disabilities-related issues and what the public can do about it

The main idea of the themed-posting is to create and spread awareness on issues pertaining to disabilities in the society.. If you’re reading this and would like to contribute an article or two about disabilities, please feel free to email them to me, I’d be very glad to include them in the Blogathon..

Till then, see ya guys! :))

Cheers,
Pelf

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So Guys and Girls, please give her or others that join this blogathon a Lot of Supports! Please help to spread this news to any of friend or friends’ friends.

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Thank you very much!

Really appreciate all the helps! Thanks!

Those that want to give her support or be cheerleader..for this event, you can always put this icon in your blog.

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or

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Mini Gathering..

Life: Fair and Unfair

Last friday, our very close friend or jie mei, Ervinna came to Kuala Lumpur to pay us a visit. The last time i saw her was during Yik ling’s convocation. I still remembered that time when she saw me…she started crying. Hehe..not because i bullied her, ok. This was because we haven’t met each other for like 2 years. Oh my..time flies.

What i remember about this petite girl : smart, friendly, talkative and of course helpful. I still remembered she helped me lots during my 2nd year especially CHM2741.  During 3rd year, she and a couple of my coursemates went to Gippsland campus. That’s why we haven’t met each other for like..2 years. Now, she is a working lady. She work in Singapore.

Ok. So last friday, we (fanny, kiat yee, yik ling, wan feng and me..of course) met up Ervinna at Medan. During the lunch gathering, we talked about future plan, new campus and about our current work. I miss the good old times during undergraduate.

Here i wish EVERYONE all the best and MAY all the DREAMS COME TRUE! (that’s also apply to ME!) HUGS!!!!

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That’s Ervinna, Aunty KY, Fanny, Me and Aunty YL (Miss you girls!). Photographer : Wan Feng

Birthday:

9th – Aunty Kiat Yee

12th – Mei Yee

16th – Syaf

29th – Mommy Meera

Week 10 :CHM1011

Life: Fair and Unfair

This week is the last week for me to work as lab demonstrator for chm1011 (Chemistry I), CHM1022 (Chemistry II) and Crop Science.

In other words, I’ll be officially unemployed next week besides marking reports for instru (i guess)!

This semester:

The highlights!

CHM1011 : It was fun. I will miss my 12 students. As for wednesday group, hehe.. that class was superb funny and noisy eventhough some of them are quite cheeky. I’ll miss all of you.

My tuesday class

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My students : GUYS – Vincent, Abi aka Bujang and Husni. GIRLS – MJ, Eevon, MH, Amy, Angeline, YS and JX. (two missing : Jolene and Ahmad…because not feeling well on that day).

Eventhough the no. of students less than other class, mua haha..all of us very close to each other especially during gossips (about..hehe..). I miss you all. Well hope to meet you all soon icon_wink.gif.

Anyway, CHM1011 students.. miss you all and wish you all the best for your upcoming EXAM! HUGS !

Eye on Malaysia…

My adventure holiday

YES.. FINALLY, i  saw Malaysia’s Ferris Wheel : Eye On Malaysia (mua hahaa..). I would like to say lot of thank you to Kak Azlina aka Mummy. She is the one encourage and teach me or actually also show me the importance of photography.

Well, during my 3rd year (we two always have funny idea), she took me (or i suggested it) to Putrajaya on one of the SATURDAY, for my very own first photography lesson. That’s was the best experience.

So, I went to campus on last wednesday (during mid semester break) to meet up Kak Azlina.

We went there around 10am in the morning. ALL I CAN SAY is:

“I love the view especially Eye On Malaysia and this was my 1st time went to Taman Tasik Titiwangsa. J’ADORE”

I took a couple of pictures and luckily got my Xi Fu there to guide me. Kak A, i really really happy. Thanks for the ride and also the photography lesson. The view is just so AWESOME and Spectacular or i should say Magnificent!

I’ll think of another venue.. for the next photography lesson. Can’t wait for the next lesson!

My 2nd Photography lesson

Date: 11th April 2007

Time: Morning till afternoon

Venue: Eye on Malaysia , Taman Tasik Titiwangsa (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia).

Hope you all like it.

Ya.. visit MALAYSIA very own Ferris Wheel “Eye on Malaysia”.

I’ll go there again(DEFINITELY)! This time hopefully can go there around night (especially Weekend or SATURDAY). I heard there are fireworks and so much more! FUN, FUN..FUN!!

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Just a reminder: THIS YEAR IS VISIT MALAYSIA YEAR, 2007

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Kuala Selangor.. Here i Come!

Environment/Nature, My adventure holiday

WOo HOo.. tomorrow i’ll be going to Kuala Selangor. Yes, it’s time to leave busy town or city to a more quiet and peaceful place or town. WAh haha.. ! Yes i know.. i should have rest at home (due to my workload!). Anyway, i’ll be following my environmental management and also my field trip friend, Lavy (WAh haha or LAvenia.. i love to call her by this name..) to Kuala Selangor. Yup, Lavy will be driving! Hold on.. wait a minute, i should say i’ll be following all the BIO2011 or Ecology students, Meera and Dr Cathy.

That means i’ll be going to Kuala Selangor Nature Park (KSNP) and join the BIO2011 Students to do their sampling work in the Mangrove (Tough..but hopefully i can overcome my fear..yeah the last time i went there, i had bad experience) and at the Secondary forest in KSNP. Woo hoo.. hopefully the silverleaf monkeys (both adults and juvenile) present or waiting for us. I just love the juvenile. Besides that, hopefully i get to see mudskipper, otter,and flidder crabs. OH.. another god’s creation: the sunset which is a must to see from the famous light house (Altingsburg Lighthouse) at Bukit Melawati!

On the last day (Sunday) of this trip, we will be going to primary lowland forest at Gombak to collect samples. Leech – might be a challenge for some people.

If you want to know my past experience in KSNP, you can view by clicking on this!!!!

Enjoy and have a nice day!

Something missing..in my life

C'est La Vie

After i went to the Raptor Watch (10th and 11th of March 2007) at Tanjung Tuan, Port Dickson (my 2nd time), i think i’ve left out a lot of my adventurous, nature activities or i shall say i lost in touch with my activities. I can say ever since end of last year, i’ve lost in touch with all the activities which i used to join during my undergraduate time. I miss all the beautiful or i should say WONDERFUL beaches at Terengganu especially the one in Kertih and Redang Island. I miss all my turtle volunteer camps at kertih, Terengganu and Pengkalan Balak, Malacca. I miss the turtles (hatchlings and adults) and terrapins as well. All my Taman Negara where i still remember the wild boars’ tracks and orang asli community, fireflies at Kuala Selangor or KSNP (Kuala Selangor Nature Park). AHHHH…I MISS ALL THESE WONDERFUL ACTIVITIES!! JEEZ.. what is wrong with me???!! (Eileen.. WAKE UP!)

I’ve been thinking ..lately i’ve been very lazy on everything ( you name it.. sure can get correct answer! Mua haha..). Lazy to join activities (i should blame myself), lazy to brush up my photography skills (another blame), lazy to think about my future plan (or i think i’m sort of giving up!), lazy to go out or hang out with my friends which i used to go out with them quite often (probably $$  not enough or quite tight), lazy to exercise (WAh haha.. that one since long time ago), lazy to BLog.. (see my blog very empty).. and my list can just go on. Man, I should slap myself for being so SO So SO Lazy..!

Ah… i think it’s time for me to catch up with all my activities. Hope i can join more MSN weekly or monthly activities, or at least join the turtle volunteer program before (if and only if) i go to Australia in June or July (man.. at that time, i’ll DEFINITELY miss all my activities in Malaysia!). Well.. i always have think that there are PLENTY of Time..(man, i think it’s my huge mistake!).

Oh well.. really hope that i make full use of my precious time…especially these few months. I can feel that the time passing by very fast just like speed of light (uh.. i think that’s way too fast!). Anyway, i got a few photos that i took from Raptor Watch 2007. Enjoy and hope to hear any comments from anyone!

Hugs and cheers, mate!

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Picture 1. I guess is Oriental Honey Buzzard (OHB) (I think all the raptor look like OHB…AH..!)

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Picture 2. My nature-lover friend, Ee Ling. She is the one that really show me how beautiful nature or wilderness is. Thank you, Ee ling!

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Picture 3. Just reminded me when i was young at the beach. Love to play with the waves (or trying to save myself from the waves! hehe..).

Addendum:

Raptor Watch is a must to attend event (on 1st or 2nd weekend of MARCH) especially birders..or those who love raptors or birds and nature-lover. It’s a great event to learn or gain knowledge and to RELAX (most importantly) because of our hectic and heavy workload (should i say STRESS!). I’ve learned a lot from this event. For example or the best examples are:

1) how to identify raptor such as OHB (Oriental Honey Buzzard), Black Baza, Goshawks and so on from the expert especially the speaker whom i forget his name (which i’ll put his name up later!).

2) You’ll definitely improve your photography skill from the experts (Their cameras and lenses.. WOW.. Salut them!) and communication skills also (Got to meet my another turtle Lao SHi, Min Min from Pengkalan Balak , Malacca and Halmiee from Ma’Daerah , Kertih). I miss them so much.

So guys and girls, what are you waiting for? Join the RAPTOR WATCH!

Want to know more information about Raptor Watch, please visit The Raptor Watch’s website : www.raptorwatch.org

Gong Xi Fa Cai!!

Life: Fair and Unfair

It’s the time of the year…! Well  me and my mom (mother and daughter) had  been quite busy for well a month (Chinese New Year preparation) to prepare tonnes of CNY stuff (from baking cookies and cakes to cleaning house).

FOOD:

This year my mom baked three types of cakes : Orange and lemon cake, Chocolate cake with chocolate rice and chips on top and lastly.. my favourite among all.. FRUIT CAKE. All the cakes are NON-HALAL. My mom also baked 5 types of cookies for this year (Pineapple tarts, Almond cookies, Cashew Nuts Cookies, Oatmeals Cookies and Pineapple cookies).

Chinese New Year’s Decoration:

Well.. this year, me and my brother busy decorate the house with all the Chinese new year decoration (lots of banners, flowers (in pots and flower vase), God of Wealth, 3 pairs of Golden Boars, 2 Bags of Mandarin Oranges and so many more. As for my dad, he sent all the cars for washing.

Today we did the last minute tidy and clean up the house.

Overall, it was fun eventhough all of us were very tired.

Chinese New Year’s Message:

This year is the year of Golden Boar. So here i would like to wish everyone :

May all your dreams come true. May the year of Golden Boar brings lots of Fortune, Wealth, Good Health, Joy , Happiness and Properity!!

Xin Nian Kuai Le!

            GOng Xi Fa Cai!!

                             Wan Shi Ru Yi!!!

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Picture 1. Aren’t they cute? wah haha…

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Picture 2. I just love my garden.. especially “Kat Chai Xu” and the pots

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Picture 3. Decorations.. at my living hall (SHow of my creativity skill..s..!)

 

Happy Valentine’s DAy!!

Life: Fair and Unfair

Happy…HAPPY Valentine’s day inlove.gif to Everyone that i know and i don’t know . Wow time really flies.. superb fast (just like the speed of light…!) hehe.. anyway, i still remember last year, my brother and i bought a Valentine’s cake from Baskin Robin’s for my parents heart.gif. Well.. as for this year, due to my car brokedown in NPE (Yes, that’s right! Brokedown in NPE highway), therefore, i can’t go out to buy cake or flowers for my parents. But i heard from my dad that he want to bring us out for dinner. WAh haha.. Yippee!!

Message to couples and singles:

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 and.. GONG XI FA CAI..oink oink!!

Lots of love and hugs!

Addendum:

Well, my dad brought us to Victoria Station , Taipan. Overall:

1) Service : Poor ..*sweat!*

2) Food Quality : Poor.. (Not worth!)

3) Price : BLek.. (Not worth. The cost for Vday set is RM100)

In the end, i bought Tau Foo Fa for my parents to cheer them up (My initial plan to buy them “CHOCOLATe INDULGENCE” from Secret REcipe. Highly recommended by EiLeen! Anyway.. all of us enjoy our V DAY!! Muaks to Papa and Mama .. and of course to my brother.