The Christmas Eve Thursday of 2009

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Woke up to a very good morning. Yeah. Christmas is here.

08.29 am – Went to 9B Jalan Delima for

this stall’s

super awesomely delicious curry mee.

08.52 am – Showered this fella.

02.15 pm – Started making lunch.

Softening up the spaghetti in water.

Sweet Hungarian paprika. (And I thought paprika was from India?)

Peeled cabbages into bite size.

Cucumber to be cut.

Butter and olive oil.

Liquid heavy cream.

Paprika, cayenne pepper, black pepper an salt.

The soft and bendable spaghetti.

While the cabbage and spaghetti was being boiled,

the onions and scallions were chopped up.

Started sauteing the scallions and onions.

After about 3 minutes the spices were thrown in.

How it looked like 1 minute later.

Poured in the heavy cream.

After about 1 minute of stirring.

Ta da! Lunch.

06.44 pm – Received my Christmas gift from Vivian.

A pair of Quicksilver flip flops!

And it fits! Thanks, Vivian!

08.59 pm – Passions of Kerala for dinner.

Awesome banana leaf rice. One of 2 places in Penang I’d recommend for banana leaf.

Mutton marsala.

Deep fried bittergourd.

The damage. (A fraction of what you’d pay in restaurants on New Year’s eve.)

10.24 pm – Party time!

02.56 am – After party bar.

03.41 am – Wanted to eat supper at Nasi Beratur and Raffe but turns out they were out of food.

Went over to trusty McDonald’s instead.

Bought home a box of Fillet o Fish.

Supper.

05.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Friday I Saw First Assembly of God’s Only You Christmas Play

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11.24 am – Breakfast.

11.42 am – Started preparing lunch.

Vivian cut up aluminum foil

and wrapped the oven grills

before preheating it.

Double the serving of spaghetti.

Took out yesterday’s marinated meat and lay it out on the grill.

Chopped up what needed to be chopped up.

Boiled the carrots, broccoli and

cabbages.

Ta da!

Lunch for 2.

02.01 pm – Vivian started wrapping the presents for FlyFM’s Pagi Show Christmas Tree.

03.48 pm – Went to Golden Auto Accessories to

change the old China brand cacat audio head unit into a better one.

The Pioneer DEH-P4550 audio head unit. I damn love the sound quality, especially the bass!

06.13 pm – Went to Tesco and did some

basic grocerying.

06.35 pm – Went to Restoran Deen of Jelutong for the first time.

Ate the ‘nasi kandar yang terkenal di pulau pinang’. Scores a B from me. Dipping fried chicken in curry is not cool.

08.21 pm – Went to Dewan Sri Pinang for Penang First Assembly of God’s annual christmas play entitles ‘Only You’.

‘We wish you a merry christmasss….’

10.43 pm – The party continues.

01.58 am – Had supper at Ghee Seng Tom Yam.

Had yummy fried curly noodles tom yam and

sinfully delicious roasted pork in soy sauce. A+.

03.30 am – zzzzzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz

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 I Made Kaya

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07.38 am – Went to Weld Quay’s Wisma KGN for

Beng’s

hokkien mee.

~yum~

08.31 am – Showered this fella.

10.49 pm – Took Vivian to Vashnavee Beauty Parlour in Queen Street to

get her eyebrows threaded.

Pick a pattern.

Not exactly pleasurable.

11.19 am – Dropped by Jelutong market’s coconut stall

to buy 200g of coconut milk.

11.37 pm – Peng Yang chicken rice for lunch.

Awesome chicken.

Kiam chai boey.

Chicken rice chilli.

Lunch.

Extra.

04.55 pm – Prepared the ingredients before making kaya.

Half a bowl of sugar.

1 bowl of eggs.

1 bowl of santan.

1 pandan leaf.

Boiled the base of the double boiling pot with water while

beating the ingredients.

The bubbly mixture.

After the water boils,

the top of the double boiler is

put in.

The kaya mixture is poured in and the heat is lowered to low. Stirred for about half an hour and

got this.

Makes up to about 2 small jars.

05.51 pm – Sent my comforter to Batu Lanchang’s Dobi Damai.

2hr laundry is a service you must pay extra so I chose the normal service.

The receipt for collection 3 days later.

07.02 pm – Ate minced pork with tofu,

stir fried jicama,

stir fried vegetables and

soy sauce chicken

for dinner.

10.52 pm – Lepak in QEII.

03.28 pm – Went for midnight tim sum in Restoran Fun Tea Garden.

The tim sums.

05.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz

The Friday I Withdrew From BSN’s Premium Savings Certificate

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08.46 am – Had breakfast.

09.07 am – Showered this ganas fella.

09.47 am – Went to the lousy Bank Simpanan Nasional

to draw out my money.

09.55 am – Went across the road to Public Bank to enquire

why my visa card transactions were not shown online. Turns out, you gotta wait 4 days before it’s displayed.

12.20 pm – Lunch.

04.24 pm – Afternoon break.

07.08 pm – Went over to Manhattan Fish Market for dinner.

The super duper delicious seafood platter for two.

09.15 pm – Fringe s02e05.

10.55 pm – Party time!

03.25 pm – Supper time.

Was happy that their awesome cabbage was still available.

~yum~

04.30 am – zzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz

The Friday Anthony Ngo And Shawn Chin Won RM500 Worth of Guinness Pints

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08.26 am – Had banana toasts,

oats and

soft boiled eggs for breakfast.

08.44 am – “Oh no. Barfe day.”

12.33 pm – Lunch.

Caffeine fix.

05.36 pm – Afternoon break.

08.32 pm – Took Vinny to Mamak Misai Nasi Kandar along Tamil Street.

The varieties

Very delicious but expensive.

11.11 pm – Arrived at QEII for Athur’s Day Celebrations.

Had Hennesey.

At midnight, there was a lucky draw and Anthony won RM250 worth of Guinness draught.

So did Shawn. 👿 Damn. RM500 = 27 pints of Guinness draughts!!!!!

01.40 am – Moved on over to homeground.

Zenzibar.

03.00 am – zzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzz

The Friday I Ate Smoky Jack of Upper Penang Road

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09.30 am – Woke up to a cup of oats.

Good morning to you!

Breakfast.

10.30 am – Showered this fella.

11.00 am – Watched Rain’s latest action packed movie flick trailer, Ninja Assasin.

11.30 am – Showered this thing.

Dusty fan cover.

Dusty fan base.

Clean fan cover.

Clean fan base.

Dropped an in-cistern block into the 2 toilet cisterns upstairs.

Feels clean.

12.00 pm – Went to CIMB to collect my mullah.

12.30 pm – Went to the most delicious chicken rice stall in Penang for lunch.

DELICIOUS. APPETIZING. DELIGHTFUL. HEAVENLY. NECTAROUS. PALATABLE. SINFUL.

The 2nd most delicious kiam chai boey in the world.

The savory chicken rice chilli.

I felt like a king for 15 minutes.

01.30 pm – Dropped by Kim Soon Auto Repair to get my car fixed.

Too bad he was not around as it was lunchtime.

Decided to take a trip to Tesco for fun.

Bought a RM38.88 package of Bausch & Lomb Renu Multiplus Multi-Purpose Solution from Watson’s,

a RM1.29 per kg red seedless watermelon,

a pair of Tesco’s in-cistern blocks and a multipurpose peeler.

The receipt.

02.30 pm – Went back to Kim Soon and this time he was around.

Had him change the engine oil and

readjust the screw loose third brake lights of

my car.

Euro on, tmtev.

04.30 pm – Received a request from a potential buyer for my hard disks.

Had to plug them both back in to my PC to get it checked.

Oh well, you gotta have good customer service to sell well.

05.00 pm – Read Jin Hackman’s interview.

07.30 pm – Wanted to go to pay summons at the police headquarters at Jalan Patani but it was already way past operating hours.

09.00 pm – Went over to Smoky Jack of

Upper Penang Road for Daryl’s birthday and farewell dinner.

The alien capsule seats.

I’m gonna skip this place in future. Reason? Their portioning is so small.

10.00 pm – Went to MOIS and see if the RM200 per bottle of Jack Daniels promotion was still ongoing. Too bad it wasn’t.

The invites.

12.30 pm – Moved on over to QEII.

Everybody, say hello to Shane Chee!

04.00 am – zzzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz

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 Friday I Tried Out Internet Explorer 8

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09.00 am – Had the great Island Glades hidden curry mee for breakfast.

woOOoooo!!!!

10.00 am – Prepped Py up for a shower.

However, there was no water coming out of the hose when I opened the tap.

It was the head that was actually blocked.

12.00 pm – After changing over to a new head, I proceeded with showering this fella.

01.00 pm – Had kiam chai boey and

economy rice for lunch.

03.00 pm – Downloaded the new Internet Explorer and tried it out. I’m still sticking to Firefox but one thing for sure is that surfing Facebook albums in the new IE8 is faster than in Firefox 3.0.7.

IE8 facebook

08.00 pm – Went to Stella’s homecooked for dinner.

Had fish fillet.

11.30 pm – Went over to Church Street Pier’s

QEII which is mostly packed on Fridays.

02.30 am – Had nasi beratur for supper.

~yum.

04.00 am – zzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Merdeka Sunday I Partied For The 3rd Night In A Row

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01.30 pm – Lunched with this fella.

You like you’re singing a song.

Had Bangkok pork leg rice.

02.30 pm – Hung around my room.

04.00 pm – Starbucks, E-Gate.

Brew of the day.

Found a set of keys in Geoffrey’s car. We suspect they belong to a girl’s 👿

07.00 pm – Thong Lek Bah Kut Teh!!

wooooOOOOoooo!!!!!

08.30 pm – Hung around my room.

12.00 am – QEII. Damn. Third night in a row @[email protected]

We had fun playing around with Vinny’s spectacles.

Especially this fella and

this fella. HAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

Looking reddish, Sabby.

Jason, Jolene, Joey, Me. Joey took me by surprise when she told me that she has her very own hair saloon called, Hair Line Studios.

Justina, you’re the prettiest mum I have ever seen so far.

~fuh Model material ni, but

I still prefer your without-glasses look.

03.30 am – Went to Nasi Tembok and decided to leave for Raffee with some as we had to wait in line behind twenty over people.