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Rojak

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The Next Step: Application For Malaysian Citizenship

I was in Putrajaya last week to settle some paperwork with Imigresen (Immigration) and Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara (National Registration Department) a.k.a. JPN for short. As expected, the process was tedious and cumbersome and involved a lot of running around from one office to another. But I consider all of that hassle as negligible, considering how  … Continue reading »

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An Unexpected Use For Peanut Butter

I’ve always loved peanut butter. As a little girl, my idea of a special treat was a spoonful of peanut butter for me to lick and savour slowly as a child would with a prized lollipop. Suffice to say that I still love peanut butter to this day but try to enjoy in moderation, eaten … Continue reading »

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I Love Weddings (Henna Night)

Who says only the bride gets to indulge on intricate henna designs on her hands? ;) Selamat pengantin baru, A & A!

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving

I’d have to be honest with you all and admit that my husband is not exactly the most romantic man in the world.  But one fine birthday (can’t remember which one), he totally surprised me by giving me one gift I’ve always wanted (a passing request which I never expected him to remember) — having … Continue reading »

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My Top 3 Favourite British Slang Words

When I was new in Malaysia, it took me quite  a while to adjust from American English (the norm in the Philippines) to British English (the norm in Malaysia). Suddenly, I had to start saying ‘lift’ instead of ‘elevator’; add u’s to words like neighbour, labour, and colour; pronounce ‘family’ as ‘femly’ and ‘sure’ as … Continue reading »

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