Monday 30th November 2009

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12.38 pm – Cargas for lunch.

Most delicious fried chicken in Penang.

01.27 pm – Grocerying @ Sunshine Square Bayan Baru.

06.45 pm – Had steamed fish,

pork omelet,

tofu chicken and

stir fried winged beans for dinner.

07.21 pm – Started off with vanilla v9.

07.41 pm – Grapes,

apples and

green tea v1b + vanilla v8 for

dessert.

08.12 pm – For fun.

12.00 am – zzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Sunday I Took A Break From Guitar Class

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10.30 am – Had a bowl of koay teow th’ng for breakfast.

12.00 pm – Guess what I saw when I sat down to drop rockets?

I saw success. 👿 The cockroach baits worked!

12.30 pm – Went over to Arked Tanjung Bungah’s Lat Cafe

with these 2 fellas.

My lunch.

The floating mosque opposite the food arcade.

Went for class for the last time. Taking a break from guitar classes for the moment.

05.00 pm – Andy came. Helped him print his thesis report.

Watched a movie about caterpillars.

07.00 pm – Went over to Sri Ananda Bahwan for dinner.

My favourite banana leaf restaurant.

The 3 bowls of curry and dahl.

08.00 pm – Went over to Sugar Dynasty.

The interior.

Decided to try 3 different things today. Ordered a double boiled milk with white fungus,

white fungus with red dates and

a herbal jelly.

The Taman Tan Sai Gin

couple.

~yum

~yum ~yum

~yum ~yum ~yum

Took away a peanut soup and black glutinous rice for the Tans.

10.30 pm – Watched The Notebook for the second time. One of my top 10 all time romance movies.

the notebook

01.30 am – zzzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz

The Saturday I Tried Tanjung Bungah’s Ancient Herbal Sauna

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10.30 am – Went to Red Rock Commercial Centre’s

Siang Hai Tim Sum for breakfast.

The common tea cups at dim sum eateries.

Filled up the teapot with

chrysanthemum tea.

The dim sum card.

The reminder.

I had sesame seed cake,

egg tarts (not the crispy kind that I like),

har kau,

chilli balls,

siew mai and

pork ribs.

12.00 pm – Went to the hidden ancient Chinese herbal sauna in Tanjung Bungah.

Passed by Ban Aik Cheong cafe.

Passed by the big black and white car wash sign and

saw the sign!

The arrow that points to sauna house.

Turned in and saw Tai Pee Sun temple. Took the right road and passed by

Poay Wah before seeing the

sign again.

The same sauna house sign with the arrow guiding you towards the place.

Ta da. Found it!

The Tanjung Bungah

anciant herbal sauna.

It was located far from the hustle and bustle of the city, peaceful and quiet.

The sheltered common area.

The signboard for tourists. Locals get the special price of RM6.

Refreshments, mostly hot drinks.

The pot of herbal ginger.

Healthy stuff.

The toilet where you take a leak and take a shower.

The rules.

The sauna room.

Thanks Kok Aun, for the helpful tips! I had a great experience!

herbal sauna tips

The caretaker of the ancient herbal sauna.

The sauna generator.

The woods for burning.

01.30 pm – Went over to Arked Tanjung Bungah

located exactly

opposite the floating mosque of Penang.

Had a headache choosing

Lidiana’s wide array of dishes.

Decided on these 3 in the end.

05.30 pm – Watched Grey’s Anatomy s05e14.

grey's anatomy bet your heart out

09.00 pm – Went over to Pineapple Garden, located just beside Pisa for dinner.

Had pea shoots,

fish cake,

steamed white pomfret and

a plate of belacan chicken

for dinner.

10.00 pm – Went to Church Street Cafe

for a few glasses of snow beer and

some peanuts.

02.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz

How To Make Tarts In 2 Hours On A Saturday

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11.00 am – Chopped the big ass watermelon

into threes.

Wrapped up the two big ones and

sliced the smallest one for breakfast with

a cup of milo.

12.00 pm – Watched Tell No One, a super thrilling movie from France. Very good shit!

FC Rating : 9/10

03.30 pm – Went over to the great Cargas for lunch.

~yum.

04.30 pm – Started making tarts for this lucky girl’s 21st birthday party.

Ingredients consisted of sugar, butter and

flour.

After mixing it all in, beat it like there’s no tomorrow.

How it should look like after abusing the mix for 5 minutes

Start filling up the tart shapers after 15 minutes of beating.

I found it fun, actually. Making tarts. =)

Put it into a preheated oven of 160

The Wednesday I Tried Island Glades’s PP Food Court For The First Time

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08.30 am – Had toasts,

a piece of chocolate cake and

a cup of milo

for breakfast.

Helo, there.

09.30 am – Filled PCJ to full tank on the first day of Malaysia’s new petrol price at RM1.90/litre.

10.00 am – Went for a haircut.

Before.

After.

01.00 pm – Took this fella to

Restoran Nasi Padang Minang

to try out their food, especially

the deep fried onion catfish.

~delicious

01.30 pm – Shot a RM50 winning picture.

02.00 pm – Went over to Gurney for a walk.

03.00 pm – Left after an hour.

03.30 pm – Introduced Russell Peters to this fella.

06.30 pm – Gave Py

a shower.

08.00 pm – Went over to Island Glades’s new PP Food Court for the first time.

Pretty big and spacious. Didn’t realize that it was a Seafood serving eatery till we arrived.

Mom thought that his was a normal chu char place. The dishes she ordered were pretty un-seafood-ish. The appetizers.

Stir fried potato leaves.

Fried chick.

Fried bee hoon.

12.00 am – zzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Monday I Became The Lonely Walking Lamp Post

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09.30 am – Breakfasted.

Took out the honeydew bought in Sunshine Farlim.

Chopped it into halves

and quarters.

Breakfast of the day. And, my oh my, the Sunshine’s honeydew does really taste good.

11.00 am – Went for a haircut.

Before.

After.

12.00 pm – Grocerying.

Tesco was still in Raya mood.

Bought yoghurt again. Seriously, I think I’m liking it. It’s slowly making its way into my short list of favourites.

A new shower head for the old shower head that doesn’t seem to do it’s job well anymore.

Eggs as usual.

12.30 pm – Ate from my favourite nasi campur Melayu stall

in Tesco’s foodcourt.

01.00 pm – Went home for lunch.

~yum

Had another quarter.

01.30 pm – Fixed in the new shower head.

Old.

New.

04.00 pm – Had coffee after such a long time. Was abstaining from it as I had my diarrhea issues for the past 2 weeks.

06.00 pm – Hiking with buddies the couple. Today, I became the lonely walking lamp post. Sadly, my should-have-been-walking-lamp-post-partner was unavailable 😥

(Nolah. Actually it’s not as bad as it sounds la. I think Phaik Chin was lonelier longer than me 👿 )

Along the way, one could see the hillsides covered with ‘blankets’. Lots of ’em.

Chics & Lesbians ahead.

Chics & Lesbians ahead. 7 of them! 😯

And then we arrived at Semangat 46. Just Shawn and I.

Playing with friends and family while waiting for Phaik Chin to arrive.

About 15 minutes later of not seeing her, we decided to launch search and rescue. Sebenarnya, Phaik Chin got sesat dalam hutan. Nasib baik she wore pink, so it was kinda easy to spot her among the greens.

07.00 pm – Touched base.

Had pink jambus.

She had coconuts.

He had (I dunno what).

07.30 pm – And then we went to Evergreen again.

And it was very packed, as usual.

Had the same stuff as Saturday’s.

The red bean soup. Quality? Fail.

08.30 pm – Scouted for stuff in Cold Storage.

Bought a bottle of aftershave.

Saw Gurney’s new Big Apple Donuts & Coffee, replacing Pastasia.

11.30 pm – Had a not so healthy supper. Was craving for Nasi Tembok like mad!

Biscuits and

milk.

01.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Wednesday Where I Ate Lunch In Tesco

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09.30 am – Woke up. Showered. Breakfast-ed.

10.30 am – Updated famouschris.

Bought tickets for Dark Knight

on Friday in Queensbay at 9pm.

12.00 pm – Lunch in Tesco.

Ate from the Malay Mixed rice stall which is kinda pricey.

The plate of mixed rice below cost RM5.70.

01.30 pm – Grocerying. Bought

two carton of eggs,

watermelon,

slippers to maintain the cleanliness of my feet around the house,

a cool solid dark coloured towel,

tiger biscuits to stop hunger pangs,

ambi pur refill for the car and dettol soaps and

lemons and bananas.

02.00 pm – Picked up my buddy and dropped my v3i for repairs. Dropped it yesterday.

02.30 pm – My buddy and I went to Malay Road’s Hidden Wan Than Mee.

He had flat wan than while I had the

usual wan than mee.

03.00 pm – Dessert at Adventist Hospital’s Bee Koay Moay. We just went there without thinking much as the ah pek is already old and we do not know when he’s gonna go. I mean like, we won’t be able to continue tasting his products once he leaves us. So, makan nia.

The delicious bee koay moay.

03.30 pm – Lepak around my room.

Played CS.

05.30 pm – Updated famouschris after he left.

06.00 pm – Dinner.

06.45 pm – Lathered Py with shampoo.

07.00 pm – CS.

07.30 pm – Rinsed the shampoo off Py.

08.00 pm – Self improvement time. I learned that :

Strength, time, freedom and love are currencies. You can trade one for the other.

Eg: An employee trading his time and freedom for money.

08.30 pm – Prepared for badminton.

09.00 pm – Badminton with buddies.

11.00 pm – Showered.

11.30 pm – Supper-ed.

12.00 am – CS.

01.00 am – Read mails marked for reading.

01.30 am – zzzzzZZZZzzzzzzz