Kai Chung Class Photo

My Form One Class At Kai Chung 1970

It was 1970.  Thirty seven students from St Augustine’s Primary School and Council Town School were placed in Form One B at Kai Chung Middle School with Ms Constance Yii Mei Ho as the form teacher. The class was as a mirthful bunch, earning the dubious reputation as the noisiest class in the school that […]

916 Malaysia Day Countdown 2014

916 Malaysia Day Countdown 2014 In Miri

What a countdown it was! Thousands thronged Jalan Post and North Yu Seng Road from early yesterday evening till 2am this morning to celebrate the 916 Malaysia Day Countdown 2014, making it a most memorable night for all.

The Interior of Wafflehaus

Good News For Waffle Fans….Wafflehaus Miri Is Open For Business

Lazy Sunday. We ended up at the newly opened Waffleshaus for breakfast. The outlet with waffle concept is the first of its kind in Miri and is located at Centre Point 1 behind Lorenzo. The outlet offers specially homemade waffles with many variations on the menu. The classic series offers Classic Waffle, Sweet Milk Waffle, […]


The Best Laksa In Miri

CNN Travel ranked Penang Assam Laksa 7th out of the 50 most delicious food in the world. And I think that is because CNN hasn’t tried Sarawak laksa! Sarawak laksa is a unique Sarawakian dish of beehoon (rice vermicelli) in a fragrant soup made from a base of chicken soup, sambal belacan, sour tamarind, garlic, […]

Enid Blyton's Famous Five Books

The Joy of Reading

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. – Richard Steele, Tatler, 1710 It was during my primary school days at St Augustine’s Primary School in Binatang that I picked up reading as a hobby. I devoured books by Enid Blyton and immersed myself in the world of the Famous Five and […]

The most successful X Factor Australia contestant-to-date

Meet Dami Im

Meet Dami Im. Some of you may not know her now but she is definitely a singer that you will be hearing a lot of in the near future. I got to know about Dami Im from my wife who has been raving about her for the past few weeks. Dami Im (Korean: 임다미, born […]

Psy Is A Mother-Father Gentleman

I watched the Psy live concert at the Seoul World Cup Staduim on YouTube earlier this evening. Psy gave a very energetic performance and I chuckled at his parody of Beyonce. The highlight of the concert was the unveiling of the music video for Psy’s latest single “Gentleman”.     "Gentleman", the long-awaited follow-up to […]

See You Soon, O Canada!

My application for migration to Canada under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) has been approved. I received a confirmation email from Mr Sigueh Kua of Maple Leaf Migration Services this morning. This really comes as a great surprise as I did not harbor much hope that my application would be successful. Canada PR & […]

Derrick Hoh

Dead Girl Seeks Meaningful Relationships

A 4-minute creepy but wonderfully creative spoof of Mandopop star Derrick Hoh’s dance-pop number “Forever” has gone viral online. The spoof entitled “Dead Girl Seeks Meaningful Relationships” has been viewed about 70.000 times since it was uploaded to YouTube on February 26. In April 2005, Derrick (何维健) auditioned for Project SuperStar, a nationwide talent competition […]

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