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  • Ain and Irfan Go To KL
    It came to pass that Ain and Irfan went for vacation back in KL but I was not able to join them because of work. A side effect of given a new position at work after one ha
  • Lost in Translation
    We had two weeks to spend in Kuala Lumpur because of my course. Let's get the unpleasantness out of the way first: I had the flu for two days in the first week, then three
  • Set Course For The City
    And so it was that the workplace booked me on a two week course. The course was to be held back in Kuala Lumpur. You know the city: Irfan's kampung. We drove southbound an
  • Murky Depths of the Haze
    It's been some time since I mentioned the haze on this blog. The last time I did it was 10 years ago. In any case, the haze has returned as it is wont to do year upon year
  • A Bit Higher Than College Age
    It is nearly impossible for me to form the words to explain and describe the experience of graduating from college with a Bachelor Degree in English Studies at age 42, on
  • Final Entry from the Tenth Floor
    The blog is not headed anywhere. But the subtitle "View from the Tenth Floor" will be changed starting today as we will no longer be living on the tenth floor. A breakfast
  • Star Wars Rebels Experience
    Mid Valley Megamall held a Star Wars Rebels Experience exhibition last Sunday, commemorating the debut of the series on local TV. I didn't think I was going to make the ex
  • Aidiladha at KLCC
    Monday was a carry over holiday for Raya Haji which fell on a clear sunny Sunday. A trip into town would be nice, we thought. It was too far for the car to reach the Banda
  • Aidiladha at the Tenth Floor
    Another year, another Aidiladha spent in Kuala Lumpur . There was no balik kampung because of insufficient resources. So yesterday we tried to make the best of it. In the
  • Iftar at Some Place Fancy
    We rarely ate out for iftar this year. So we thought we'd go to the Kluang Station restaurant before Ramadhan was over. The Kluang Station restaurant was nearby and not in
  • Picnic at Sungai Gabai
    It had been awhile since we went for a picnic at the waterfalls of Ulu Langat . So last Sunday, we went for a morning drive out to the country and headed for the Sungai Ga
  • Bye Tim
    Tim the Turtle had grown too big to reside in its tank. And there is no surplus space in the house for a bigger tank. Which meant it was time to say goodbye to Tim. Thankf
  • Irfan Treks to an Exhibition
    Irfan went to the National Science Centre . Star Trek the Exhibition was being housed there for the time being. Shane managed to go to Star Wars Identities which looked be
  • Another Day Another Sunset
    All of a sudden another year ends. I can't believe we've lived here for more than a decade now. I can tell you how the skyline has changed over the years; and where on the
  • Jogging at a Park
    I have no idea why they named this park Taman Pudu when Pudu proper is some leagues in that direction. The Deepavali morning was cool and sunny, perfect for a run. The par
  • Irfan Goes To Petrosains
    We all went for a trip to Petrosains Discovery Centre located at the fourth level of Suria KLCC today for the first time. It was quite an informative and entertaining jaun
  • Gamera Moves Into Town!
    And there goes the neighbourhood in Pandan Indah. Well, not really. Recently, I had Irfan's Gamera toy with me in the car, so wherever I drive and I find a photo opportuni
  • Visit to Putrajaya
    A few weeks ago before the school break ended, Irfan followed his tuition centre group on a visit to Putrajaya where they visited the botanical gardens, among other places
  • Rainy Day at the Mines
    The day after the bird park visit, there was another thing that Irfan wanted to do with his grandparents - which was to bowl. Actually the previous day we did attempt to t
  • An Exploration of the Aviary
    Atok and Opah came a-visiting for the school holidays, and one of the places Irfan wanted to go with them was the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park . It was quite huge and housed man
  • Subang Airport Pickup
    After 10 days back in Pasir Mas, Irfan's Cik Ma returned to KL by way of the old Subang Airport, which is now the new "Subang Skypark". It seemed to have transformed from
  • Wrath Of Diabolical Water Elementals!
    While picking up Irfan from school in the very late afternoon, we were hit by a great, big thunderstorm the size of a big thunderstorm. There was a point where there was n
  • Irfan Goes To Space
    Here we have Irfan sleeping soundly in zero-gee aboard the International Space Station's bunk at Low Earth Orbit after a day's work of repairing the Hubble Space Telescope
  • Even The Exhibits Mooned Me (With D6 Stats)
    Muzium Negara focuses primarily on the cultural history of this magical fantasy realm currently known to the world as "Malaysia", although some natural history of the land
  • Where Do These T-888 Infiltrators Go To Eat?
    These different models of Tee-Triple Eight infiltrators below: they're a different series of endoskeletons from the T-800 and the T-850 (model 101) from the Terminator mov
  • Irfan's Parents: Year Eight Together
    Twelve years ago Ain & I met. Four years later, we got married. Strangely enough this year we remembered our anniversary. As opposed to being reminded by Atok Irfan when h
  • A Letter To The United States
    I don't usually write long letters nowadays thanks to the internet, which allows you to communicate immediately to family and friends with concise information almost every
  • A Strange Place To Lie Down and Rest
    On the way back from the Sungai Merab area, where the PLUS highway intersects with the ELITE highway right by the exit to Universiti Putra Malaysia, the traffic slowed dow
  • Irfan's One Utama Walkabout
    One fine day, Irfan Shafiq went a-walking about the hallways of the mall known as One Utama. Movie Carnival 2007 weekend was just around the corner. So there were plenty o
  • Irfan Webs An IMAX Theatre
    It's May 1st. Some might say it's Labor Dabor Day . Others would say it's the first day of the general release of Spider-Man 3 , beginning 2007's run of monumental summer
  • From the Tenth Floor At Night
    Atok Irfan took some fantastic night photos from the balcony of the tenth floor here, something I couldn't have done without a tripod. You can see the Menara Maxisegar and
  • Not Really The Eye of Sauron
    The Eye on Malaysia is its name and we went for a trip to Taman Tasik Titiwangsa for a look and for a ride. Well, Everyone else took the ride. Ain & I did not because Irfa
  • Not Usually Found On Roads
    So the other night I saw something on the road - placed squarely flat on the asphalt - that I've not seen before on any roads. It was because we had to drive to Ain's sist
  • Best Office Space Ever
    So after the exam today I headed down to 1 Utama with the new laptop. Using the mall's WLAN I was on the internet browsing por- I mean connected to the office via Skype in
  • Early Morning Raid at the PC Fair
    Well, to be honest it wasn't that early in the morning. It was about 10AM. And it wasn't a raid as it was us moving slowly through the computer exhibition picking out stuf
  • Irfan at Centrepoint
    Centrepoint Bandar Utama, that is. While waiting for his mother to finish work, Irfan took the time doing his usual thing, running about amongst the greenery and going up
  • Satellite Photos of the Tenth Floor
    Once upon a time I checked what the Google Maps ' satellite photos had of Kuala Lumpur. They weren't pretty impressive at low resolution. Today I checked them again and I
  • In Front of Pandan Capital
    So the other day I walked from the house all the way across Pandan Indah to the MPAJ (Ampang Jaya Municipal Council) building to pay property tax over the counter. One wei
  • Clear View From The Tenth Floor
    It has been pretty hazy and smoggy this past week, except when we headed back to Kelantan in the weekend. It might have contributed to me coughing up a storm to the point
  • Exsanguination Day at the Mall
    Because Irfan's Cik Emma missed having her blood drained out of her body, we took a drive to nearby Cheras Leisure Mall where a blood donation drive was underway last Satu
  • Irfan's Cycling Saturday
    Thanks to Irfan's Tok and Opah, he now has a brand new bicycle with which he would rule the world. Or at the very least the play area at the KLCC park. Quite eager to try
  • Irfan Goes To The Zoo
    Last Sunday, Irfan (along with a bunch of family members) went to the zoo! Here's a series of photos that came out of our little zoo trip. The crew lead by Irfan walks by
  • What Happened on Independence Day 2005?
    What happened was that a bunch of my old classmates and I (with some of our family) met at 1 Utama mall in Bandar Utama. We then proceeded to the open air Rainforest locat
  • Illustration Friday: Dreams
    One of my dreams as a child was to be an astronaut and explore the solar system. For Illustration Friday , for the topic "Dreams" I wondered what an astronaut, during a hi
  • A Fantastic Tale of Old
    I realise that since this blog went online, there hasn't been any entry that features some sort of fantastic anecdote that happens to me during the day. Like being at the
  • Haze: Returning With a Vengeance
    One of the things I hate most about living here is the periodic invasion of unhealthy particulates that floods (and I mean floods) the entire region, known in local jargon
  • Excursion to KLCC
    Today we went to KLCC for a picnic. Irfan, as usual, went straight for the extensive playground they have there, running up and sliding down the play structures. Later, I
  • A Stay At The Hilton: Another Photojournal
    For the last year or so, after sending Irfan to day care, we drive to work together. After the construction of Hilton KL Sentral, we drive past it every morning. Sometimes
  • Prelude To A Wedding, Part 2
    So on Tuesday Vin had to be at PERKIM for a crash course at 10 am. At the same time, Sila's Marriage Course cert has to be retrieved. With Ain at work, we sent Irfan to da
  • Prelude To A Wedding, Part 1
    The last seven days have been a great experience. Sila and Vin were in Kuala Lumpur maneuvering through some red tape and purchasing wedding items. Both were of course abl
  • Ain's Graduation Aug 2003
    In August 2003, a thousand families flocked to Universiti Malaya to see a family member graduate. Ours were there to see Ain graduate (with a 11-month old Irfan in tow), f
  • Haze of February 2005
    Kuala Lumpur, and most of Malaysia in fact, were wracked by this local regular event known as the haze. Caused by rampant jungle blazes from local and / or neighborly sour
  • Sathya Gets Married
    One fine 2003 day, we attended Sathya's wedding. Sigh. Let's see what pictures we have.

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