The Amazing Mudskippers

These fish are in fact more comfortable crawling around on the mud than submerged in water!

I stopped by a little stream near Lutong Beach this morning intending to photograph egrets that seem to hang out in that area. Luck was against me for as soon as I got down from my car, the egrets took flight. Since photographing egrets was out of the question, I just looked around. Standing on the small bridge, I diverted ...

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Go To 368 Cafe For Good Economy Rice

368 Cafe Miri

I have heard from my brother Chin Tian that the economy rice at 368 Café is good and he is a frequent patron. Yesterday afternoon, my son and I went to the café to try out the economy rice. It is situated in the same row of shophouse as Miri Taiwan Cafe. Economy rice refers not to a specific dish ...

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One Heart One Mind Charity Fundraising Fair

The One Heart One Mind Charity Fundraising Fair organised by Global Art

I was in Permaisuri Imperial City Mall yesterday when I saw the One Heart One Mind Charity Fundraising Fair organised by Global Art to raise funds for the Parents Association for Special Children Miri or Persatuan Ibu Bapa Kanak-Kanak Istimewa Miri (Pikabis). The fair, which started on August 28, will end today.   There are many art pieces on display ...

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Route 99 Cafe Where Good Coffee Is A Pleasure

Route 66 Cafe

On our way home yesterday afternoon, my son and I decided to pop in Route 66 Café for a tea break. We have read good reviews about the café so we wanted to experience how good is the gourmet coffee and desserts there. Route 66 Café is located at Lot 1401 Of Parent Lot 991, Jalan Agama, Lutong. That is ...

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Stir-Fried Ice Cream Is Now Available In Miri

That was my ice cream

Stir-fried ice cream or “ice pan” ice cream is now available in Miri. This China guy is operating on the 5 foot way of Kang He Trading in Yakin Commercial Centre. I dropped by to try the ice cream with my son yesterday afternoon after our brunch. It was interesting to see how the ice cream rolls were made. The ...

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Tembaga Durians – What A Heavenly Delight!

The other durian

After our brunch today, my son and I went to Tamu Muhhibah to look for Tembaga durians. Many vendors were selling the durians at prices ranging from RM20 to RM25 per kilo. After browsing around, we approached one of the vendors and asked him for the best price that he could offer. He quoted RM18 so we decided to buy ...

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A Delectable Dinner At Hank’s Meat & Wine

Hank's Meat & Wine

My other half flew to Kuala Lumpur this afternoon with her sister en route to Adelaide for a two-week holiday. So we won’t have home cooking for the next two weeks. My son and I decided to try out Hank’s Meat & Wine in Pujut 7. It is located just next to Fish & Co. We were there quite early ...

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The House Of Buns Miri

Chicken bun

Someone commented on my blog article “The Best Steamed Buns In Miri” that House of Buns sells the best buns in Miri. So I dropped by House of Buns to buy chicken buns and char siew buns. House of Buns is situated near Dr Teo’s Clinic in Miri Waterfront Commercial Centre. Having tested the buns of House of Buns, both ...

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A Bird And Its Toy!


Birds are very inquisitive by nature, and they tend to explore everything with their beaks. For many birds, paper is a fun item with which to play. In Kuching this morning, I witnessed a bird playing with a strip of paper. My eldest brother Chin Tian, my third brother Ching Sien and I were on our way back to my ...

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Pardon My Poor Photography Skills

A Bird 090

Su, a reader of my blog, made a comment that I have a good blog and that he appreciates what I do as a Mirian. However, he suggested that maybe buying a new camera will make my blog even better. And I replied that the problem is not the camera but the photographer.  Anyway, thank you for your comment, Su! ...

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