On this 2015 New Year’s Eve, I would like to thank you all for inspiring me to push outside of my comfort zone, started blogging. 16 days ago, I struggled to start my first post due to my little perfection. Until I saw this quote in a book by Sir Robert H. Schuller:
Well, I had been using calendar to check my schedule before I own a cell phone, where I can easily browse dates by pressing some keys. Continue reading
When it comes to Christmas, we do have some kind of gatherings to share our joy and stories before the end of the year comes. We like to decorate our home with some ornaments, little trees, blinking LED lights, homemade wreaths and colorful wrapped gifts. Continue reading
Finally, I’m back to my hometown, Ipoh, a main town famous for it’s cuisine (chicken and beansprouts) and white coffee, where mostly found in the old town area (shown in the image). Recently, it has became a major stop for travelers to capture the beauty of it’s historical buildings, which mostly date from the British Colonization period. Some restoration projects have been undertaken to spring up within these classical design and construction of the shop lots in this pleasant city.
22. 12. 2015 – Dong Zhi, (冬至) one of the Chinese traditional festivals, I was able to return back to my hometown enjoying a bowl of tangyuan (汤圆)，balls made from glutinous rice flour mixed with water and cooked in ginger soup) prepared by my grandmother. When we were having this warm sweet dessert, elders would say: you are now a year older, where we believe that celebration of winter solstice is more significant than Chinese New Year (冬大过年).
How are you? The most frequently asked question when I started to interact with friends no matter on real conservation or social media. Continue reading
Beautiful sky decorated with colorful roof and memories that we were having during our stays in the International House of the university.
Traditional musical show
“Jalan Primadona” Continue reading
Dealing with Chinese scholars was an awesome experience, particularly clarifying their doubts about environmental issues and multi-ethnicity phenomena in Malaysia. (The first question as it always be: why can you speak Mandarin. I have to start over and over again to introduce myself as a Chinese Malaysian and our ancestors were from Southern part of China many years ago…
4 years of university life seems to pass by so fast, yet a huge number of new experiences I had gained during my undergraduate’s life: