Monthly Archives: October 2016

Trip To Taiwan – Day 4

Group photo at Jiufen

14th October 2016 My son Leslie had mooted the idea of having breakfast at Taichung 2nd Market so Ah Mang Ker brought us there. The 2nd Market at San Ming Road in Taichung city is an iconic octagonal landmark designed and built by the Japanese during the Japanese occupation. It is a wet market where locals buy groceries such as ...

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Trip To Taiwan – Day 3

Rainbow Village

13th October 2016 After waking up, I took a stroll in the vicinity of the minshu.  I saw some beautiful flowers and some small strawberries in the compound of the minshu. The views of the minshu and the surroundings were lovely. We were provided with complimentary breakfasts. There were quite a lot of choices but I just tried some of ...

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Trip To Taiwan – Day 2

Amazing view

12th October 2016 Coke Liao had to depart for Singapore to attend a friend’s wedding so he asked his friend Ching Man Zhu to replace him as our tour driver for the remaining duration of our Taiwan trip. We gave him the nickname Ah Mang Ker. Ah Mang Ker came to our hotel at about 8am and brought us in ...

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Trip To Taiwan – Day 1

My wife, my sister-in-law Angela, my mother-in-law, my son Leslie, my sister-in-law Shirley and my sister-in-law Margaret

10th October 2016 The trip to Taiwan was planned by my wife and her sisters in August while I was still in Kuching.  The initial plan was for six of them (my wife, my son Leslie, my mother-in-law and my sister-in-laws Margaret, Angela and Shirley) to go on the trip as I was scheduled to be in Kuching again for ...

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Kuching Laksa At Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap

Kuching laksa at Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap

I have been to Kah Hiong Ngiu Chap in the row of shophouse next to New World Mart in Lutong twice this week as I like the Kuching laksa there. The soup is reasonably thick and tasty. The portion is a bit smaller than the Kuching laksa at 28 Cafe opposite Imperial Mall but at RM6.80, it is 20 cents ...

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Collection Exhibition Miri 2016

Rinoa Kanzaki of Japan

The 2016 “Collection Exhibition Miri” (CXM 2016) commenced today at the ground floor of the old wing of Bintang Megamall. The exhibition, hosted by Bintang Megamall in partnership with Naja Enterprise, is attracting big crowds and will end tomorrow. The exhibition is great news to fans of cosplay, anime, comics, Gunpla (Gundam Plastic mechanical module) and everything related to Japanese ...

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PYKP – Pen Youcharkway Kompia Pen

Youcharkuenh pen

I have a pen, I have a kompia Uh! Kompia-Pen! I have a pen, I have youcharkway Uh! Youcharkway-Pen! Kompia-Pen, Youcharkway-Pen Uh! Pen-Youcharkway-Kompia-Pen Pen-Youcharkway-Kompia-Pen I should get one of my Foochow friends to record this in Foochow. That would be fun!  

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The Ten Songs That I Find Most Annoying

Piko Taro

There are songs that initially grab you because of their catchiness but when you get too exposed to these songs, you start to find them annoying. One man’s  trash is another man’s treasure so I am sure a lot of you out there will disagree with my choices.  But that is perfectly okay as everyone’s taste is different.   So ...

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