Friday 4th Of December 2009

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11.00 am – Had a 2 mini bananas and butter kaya toasts for breakfast.

11.30 am – Lie To me s02e08.

12.30 pm – Gossip Girl s03e11.

01.58 pm – Went to Maa Roy for lunch.

The very awesome raw cucumber and long beans with sambal belacan.

Clear tom yam.

Tom yam fried rice.

Belacan fried rice.

The fried rice toppings.

Stir fried kailan.

Deep fried kangkung.

Authentic Thai padprik chicken.

Pandan chicken.

Green curry chicken.

Prawn cakes.

Glass noodles with baked crab.

06.19 pm – Started decorating my house’s Christmas tree.

1 hour later.

08.00 pm – Lie To Me 2×09.

10.01 pm – Had Line Clear’s nasi kandar for dinner.

10.32 am – Went to QEII The Waterfront Venue for

Heineken’s

Star Party.

The entrance.

The stage.

The Heinekens.

04.30 am – zzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Friday An Ant Carried A Drop Of Water On Its Back

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08.30 pm – Caught an ant carrying a drop of water on its back.

Had a kiwi,

oats,

toasted butterscotch bread and

soft boiled eggs for breakfast.

12.30 pm – Lunch.

01.00 pm – A hot cup of Nescafe.

03.30 pm – Did some banking.

04.00 pm – Started packing for tomorrow’s Langkawi trip.

The cash.

The cards.

04.30 pm – Took a short break.

Toasted to perfection.

05.00 pm – Continued packing.

The toiletries.

The electronics.

The clothes.

The extras.

The itinerary.

08.30 pm – Went to Gurney Plaza’s food court for dinner.

Generate a rainbow.

Delicious tom yam.

2nd most delicious padprik in Penang.

Delicious kangkung belacan.

Dinner.

12.00 am – zzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Sunday I Hiked Permatang Damar Laut’s Pantai Indah Hillside

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11.00 am – Had papayas for breakfast.

11.30 am – Went on over to Jalan Patani’s police headquarters

to pay up my summons.

Park at yellow line = Risk donating RM30 to the police.

11.30 pm – Decided to try out a new eating place recommended by a reader, Daisy.

Jalan Trang had only 1 coffeeshop open and the only stall

was this one. So I guess this must be what you meant, Daisy, right?

The price list.

The tomyam campur.

The kangkung belacan.

The food was ok lah. Pretty normal and average. Daisy, you should try Gurney Plaza’s food court stall no.7.

03.00 pm – Formatted Vinny’s laptop.

03.30 pm – Had a banana,

chocolate ice cream and

a yoghurt drink for afternoon break.

05.30 pm – Hiked the hillside of Pantai Indah at Permatang Damar Laut.

Or is it Pantai Esen? Confusing.

Spotted rubber trees along the way.

Hiking by the seaside. What a view.

Lots of coconut trees.

The tarzan tree.

After about 15 minutes of hiking, I saw the side of it.

The tua pek kong temple built deep into the hill.

The stone plaque says ‘1980’. I’m guessing that it’s the year built.

On the way back, I spotted a tall rock and

decided to climb from one rock to the other to reach the peak.

06.30 pm – Went to Tempoyak Cove Pier.

A long and sturdy bridge built by/for the fishermen of Teluk Tempoyak.

Teluk Tempoyak’s awesome ikan bakar food court.

07.30 pm – Had stir fried green capsicum with beef,

stir fried chicken wings with mushroom,

belacan chicken and

a big bowl of curry fish head

for dinner.

09.00 pm – Dropped by Queensbay Mall’s Factory Outlet Store to buy

3 pair of socks

for RM23.

11.30 pm – Had a packet of Ibumie’s

Mi Goreng for supper.

And a bowl of bird’s nest as well. Thanks, Mum!

01.00 am – zzzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Sunday I Went For A Tarot Card Reading

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09.00 am – Day 8.

Went to Taman Free School’s market for breakfast.

3 for RM1.

I felt kesian for this lady. Her stall macam di pinggirkan from the main.

Had curry mee for breakfast. Tastes bleh.

10.00 am – Went for a car wash.

11.30 am – Chopped up some coconuts from yesterday for a drink.

~yum.

So thick.

01.30 pm – Checked out

Wawasan Open University’s

Learning Carnival 2009.

Tried out mah skills at Paintball.

Checked out the postcard tent.

Saw some really good pictures there.

Here’s the winner of the contest.

Here’s the 1st runner up. Looks cacat to me.

This or

even this is much better than the original 1st runner up.

Saw the timetable and the only 2 things that caught my eyes were

the Mensa IQ test and

the tarot card reading.

I was pretty skeptical upon hearing it but nevertheless I decided to give it a try upon entering the room. Here’s my hand.

Here’s Tristen Churn, my interpreter. Hi Tristen, how are ya? =)

03.30 pm – Lunched at Kedai Makan Satu Ratus Empat Puluh Dua.

Tasted ok-ok la.

07.00 pm – Making of

v7.

08.00 pm – Had dinner at Ismail Ikan Bakar & Din Tomyam Seafood.

The mixed tomyam.

The padprik ayam.

A very delicious grilled fish.

09.30 pm – Dessert solid.

Dessert liquid.

12.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Friday I Watched Terminator Salvation

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08.30 am – Had oats milk,

banana toasts and

soft boiled eggs for breakfast.

12.30 pm – Lunch.

Dessert.

02.30 pm – Published 16 Of The Most Useful Facebook Applications.

05.30 pm – Showered this fella.

06.30 pm – Bought a bottle of Bragg’s organic apple cider vinegar from Midlands Park. RM16.90. The cheapest I’ve come across so far.

07.00 pm – After collected the tickets,

we went down to the most outstanding stall in Gurney Plaza’s food court for dinner.

The award winning padprik ayam.

Vinny decided to try sayur campur.

Fried rice.

~yum

07.30 pm – Terminator Salvation.

terminator salvation

FC Rating : 7.5/10

12.00 am – zzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Friday I Went To siTigun of Nagore Road

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10.30 am – Had Island Glades’s

hidden curry mee for breakfast.

Inilah akibat dua sudu sambal. SYOK!!!!

12.00 pm – Fringe s01e17.

fringe

01.00 pm – Gossip Girl s02e21.

gossip girl

01.30 pm – HIMYM s04e21

03.30 pm – New World Park for a late lunch.

Penang char koay teow. ~fuh

Ais kacang. ~fuh. Tell me la, how can one migrate away from Penang?

04.30 pm – Hung out at siTigun for the first time.

A homely kind of place where you can find coffee,

free wifi and

bicycles. Yes, bicycles, as siTigun calls itself ‘A bicycle pit stop centre’.

(Although cycling around town in Penang can be bad for health, considering the quality of the air.)

The menu.

The model.

Iced latte.

Croissant with butter.

05.30 pm – American Idol Top 5 Perform.

top 5 perform

06.30 pm – American Idol Top 5 Results.

top 5 results

07.30 pm – Fringe s01e18.

fringe

09.00 pm – Lost s05e14.

lost

11.30 pm – Went to Hanis Tomyam Seafood for dinner.

It’s moved to the corner food court from Jelutong road since last year, if I’m not wrong. I missed the cendawan.

I don’t really understand why but they like the colour green a lot.

Ordered a plate of cendawan goreng,

padprik ayam and

ayam masak pedas. ~fuh. Delicious stuff.

And the awesome sambal still tastes the awesome.

12.00 am – Drinking with buddies at QEII.

03.00 am – zzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Sunday I Bought A DIGIeye Camera Tripod

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11.30 am – At Kedai Kopi Kwai Lock.

Hokkien mee.

12.00 pm – Dropped by Kedai Kopi Bee Hooi for apong.

Yum.

12.30 pm – Bought a tripod from Prangin Mall.

Cost RM65. Ain’t no Manfrotto.

02.30 pm – Went to Queensbay.

One of the only few places in Penang where you can find Maybank operating on a Sunday.

Teman-ed Vinny to open up a Maybank savings account.

04.00 pm – Old Town with buddies to talk about Bangkok.

Lunch at 4pm.

06.00 pm – Let the right one in. Okok la. Not bad for a Swedish horror film.

let the right one in

6.5/10

08.30 pm – Stopped by Jerejak Jetty.

For a plate of padprik ayam!

Delicious!

12.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz

The Friday I Couldn’t Go To Nasi Beratur For Supper

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10.00 am – Had the last piece of bread left for breakfast.

01.00 pm – Lunch.

Nescafe coffee.

03.30 pm – Did some sweeping around my room.

04.00 pm – Tea break!

Papayas + bananas + toasts.

04.30 pm – Showered this fella.

07.00 pm – Went to my favourite stall in Gurney’s food court for dinner.

Had the usual padprik ayam while

Vinny had the ayam kicap.

The super delicious sambal.

And that was dinner.

07.30 pm – Race to Witch Mountain.

race to witch mountain

FC Rating : 7/10

10.30 pm – American Idol s08e19.

american idol top 13 performance

12.30 am – It was raining too heavily. Craved so much for nasi beratur but couldn’t make it as it was raining so damn heavily. Settled for a maggi mini snack and

a cup of milo instead. 🙁

01.00 am – zzzzZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzz

The Friday I Saw Maria Liew In Malaysian Dreamgirl Season 2

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09.00 am – A cup of milo,

a cup of apple cider vinegar with honey and

butter toasts for breakfast.

Sunshine of the morning.

10.30 am – Swept my bedroom.

Showered this fella.

12.00 pm – Bought lunch from Genting Island Glades’s economy rice stall.

The kiam chai boey from Shim Lam Huat chicken rice.

Lunch.

Afternoon coffee.

01.00 pm – Watched a bit of Malaysia Dreamgirl and guess who I saw?

maria-liew-malaysian-dreamgirl

04.30 pm – A banana and an apple for tea break.

06.30 pm – Collected the tickets.

Went down to Gurney’s food court for dinner. Had the super delicious nasi goreng

padprik ayam.

~yum.

Happily anticipating the taste on her tastebuds while topping her rice with the dish.

07.30 pm – Marley & Me.

marley & me

FC Rating : 7/10

10.30 pm – American Idol s08e17.

american-idol-season-8-wildcard

11.30 pm – Went over to Nasi Beratur Masjid Kapitan Keling to satisfy my craving. The line was this long when I arrived.

12.00 am – Half an hour later.

The fish curry.

~yum.

01.00 am – American Idol s08e18.

american-idol-top-13

02.00 am – zzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Friday I Continued Fixing PCJ

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09.00 am – Woke up to a plate of barbecued Chinese pork toasts.

10.00 am – Discovered my first car spare part shop in Penang while cruising along Jalan Tan Sri Teh Ewe Lim. Was told that they have everything for almost every car.

Yeong Sim’s spare part shop was located just beside the Jelutong police station somwhere

just before the traffic lights.

Bought a new right hand side back bumper for PCJ.

Went over to Speed Auto Accessories to buy PCJ a new number plate.

Pulling it out.

Pulled out.

Had them fix in a new third brake light as well.

The old one made noise whenever I played high bass songs.

old brake light

The new number plate. Ta da!

I accidentally remembered that I had wanted to replace the car front and

back window seals when I was at Speed Auto Accessories.

Went back to Yeong Sim as

it was just a minute away.

Had both replaced immediately.

Ta da!

Brand new.

12.30 pm – Went down to Genting coffee shop to buy lunch.

Bought a banana and a

teh ais on the way.

07.00 pm – Went to Gurney and collected the tickets.

07.30 pm – Went to Gurney’s food court for dinner. Had a plate of nasi goreng ikan masin and

the ever delicious padprik ayam.

08.00 pm – Bought a tube of mentos.

08.30 pm – Look For A Star.

look for a star

FC Rating : 6/10

11.00 pm – Went over to G Hotel’s

awesomely named bar,

G Spot,

for some live music and

to hang out with buddies.

03.00 am – zzzzZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzz