Saturday, March 27, 2010

Punctuation and Spelling (plus cats) at

I bumped into these pages the other day on, a brief stop at Khairul H's blog (a friend from Goodreads Malaysia).
I love the comic illustrations and also example sentences.
Have fun!
For cat lovers, while you're there, check out these posters too:
  1. How to tell if your cat is plotting to kill you
  2. 17 things worth knowing about your cat
Thanks for stopping by. Have a good weekend!

Friday, March 19, 2010


I was feeding Umar last night, and he was wriggling his hands and legs while repeatedly throwing his body to the back. This went on for a while, and it was quite hard to feed him.
While the food was in his mouth, he discovered something new as he was trying to squeal: gurgling.
Umar seemed to enjoy it, for he gurgled and experimented different variations for some time. Hehe...
Of course, the messy feeding session was cut short but continued later, by his mother (the best person to do it, it seems...).

Friday, March 12, 2010

16 more bags

Out of 50 of Tesco Finest Earl Grey teabags, I have 16 more to go to.
Have to endure this one, for I don't want to waste it. If you'd like to help me out, I'm glad to share with you some of the 16 bags. Come around my office for a cuppa.

I'm switching to Twinings' next. Much better aroma and taste than Tesco's. If you have Dilmah's Earl Grey, can I buy one teabag from you for a sample?

There are mixed reviews for Tesco's Finest Earl Grey. Compare the two links I'm providing here:

Me, I'm not buying Tesco's anymore.
Oh, darn it. I have a few more of Tesco's at home, too. Come around this weekend, we'll have a chat over a cup of Earl Grey. Bring your own biscuits.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Blowing Raspberries

Umar's favourite thing to do nowadays, since last week: blowing raspberries.
He does it very intently, complete with wrinkly forehead.
Fun to watch.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Nasi Ayam

Marsya: Adam, awak dah belikan untuk saya lead 0.5 tu dekat bookshop?
Adam  : tak, saya tak beli...
Marsya: kenapa? kan saya dah bagi duit dekat awak.
Adam  : dah tak ada... saya dah beli nasi ayam...

Tickling Without Hands

It's genuinely uplifting when Umar giggles squeakily when I made funny faces.
Especially because he laughed without me having to tickle his ribs.

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

My FOUR Birthday Cakes

the 4 yummy birthday cakes, from Naza and kids.
clockwise from 12 o'clock: custard pudding wrapped with sponge layer, earl grey with walnut, walnut choc and blueberry-vanilla.
yes, it's earl grey!
My mailbox was overwhelmed with notifications from Facebook on my virtual wall yesterday. It started on Monday with a birthday wish from Smé (thanks heaps, bro). Until today, the birthday wishes kept coming in. Thank you, everyone.
I didn't really celebrate my birthday, to be honest. It was a normal day as usual. Albeit, I was elated with the birthday messages that I received from friends through Facebook, Google Buzz, Geni and SMS. Hmm... all digital.
At home Naza prepared for a nice celebration with the kids. She went to Jusco Permas Jaya with earlier in the evening. Adam relayed this as soon as I entered the door to bring my bicycle in after the ride from office.
"Ayah, we went to the Body Shop just now, mak was looking for massage oil", he excitedly quipped. I managed to maintain a straight face while smiling inside.
After Maghrib, I set the nice looking cakes on the plate and we ate them together (after I shot the photos). It was simple and nice celebration.
True enough, Naza gave me a nice box from Body Shop. There's a massage oil (no surprise there), a tub of Kistna hair and body wash, and a bottle of Kistna EDT. Marsya gave me a key chain, wrapped, with a small card that she made herself . Adam bought me a cheese loaf which I brought to the office this morning. Umar gave me a sweet smile when he saw me, awoke from his sleep.
Couldn't ask for more. Thank you, y'all. I appreciate it very much.
Now, if you do want to give me a birthday present... hmm...