Monthly Archives: October 2009

Law Abiding Citizen

I love courtroom dramas – love the suspense and the debate that goes on. That was what I thought this movie is all about. But it is so not! It is full of suspense and totally catches you off-guard. The … Continue reading

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Nexus Karambunai – Post Hiking Pampering

After our Mount Kinabalu hike, we checked in Nexus Karambunai Resort to rejuvenate and relax. One of Alfred’s friend mentioned that this IS the place to stay. When we arrived there, I was absolutely amazed by the size of the … Continue reading

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Mount Kinabalu (Gunung Kinabalu) DAY 1: – Hiking Adventure #6

Mount Kinabalu is situated in the East Malaysia state of Sabah on the island of Borneo. It is the place where you could see breathtaking sunrise from above the clouds, 13,435 feet (4095 meters) above sea level. We’ve finally achieved … Continue reading

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Mount Kinabalu (Gunung Kinabalu) DAY 2: – Hiking Adventure #6

Day 2: Second Phase of the climb – Night climb from Laban Rata to the summit: the final and toughest part of the climb: Above Laban Rata, the trail continues as a series of wooden ladders, fashioned out tree roots … Continue reading

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Carrot Thosai

On my previous post for carrot thosai recipe, I added the carrot mixture to the batter the next morning before fying it on the pan. This time, I added the blended carrot mixture to the batter and leave it to … Continue reading

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Red Bean Soup

Ingredients: 1 cup red beans Gula Melaka (palm sugar) to taste Low fat milk Evaporated milk I slow-cooked the red beans in a multipurpose cooker for about 2 1/2 hours until the red bean is soft (for fast cooking, you … Continue reading


Penne Pasta with shitaake mushroom

Today’s dinner: Penne Pasta with Shitaake Mushroom. Head chef —-> Alfred. It was good 🙂 Topped with lots of mozarella cheese – yummy!

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Banana-Orange Smoothie

Lusciously thick and filling – a wholesome start of a brand new day.

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Deepavali 2009

This year is Thala Deepavali (the first Deepavali after one’s marriage) for us. So, we celebrated Deepavali this year in Melaka. My mom bought us new attire to be worn on the first day of Deepavali. This is my record-breaking … Continue reading

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30th Birthday @ Phuket ~ 10-12th October 2009

It was my best birthday celebration – welcoming the 30s in style – actually the number 30 completely slipped my mind – I still feel like I always do 🙂 So, it’s true that age is just a number. This … Continue reading

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