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  • 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
  • Increments in Double Zero
    Fiction is how ideas can be put forward to make one think. I use many methods to help develop Irfan's thinking skills - although I have no clue if they work efficiently. A
  • The one with the no-Graeter's Ice Cream Cake party
    Thirteen days after Adik's third birthday, we had a small party for friends and neighbors.  * Mouse over the pictures for captions In the morning, we take a short break du
  • Rafe's 36 Month Birthday (And he is 3!)
    And so, the boy is now 3 years old! Or as he would say it, "thwee" * Mouse over the pictures for captions To be in line with how I did Yaya's blog entries, this will be th
  • 77 Months
    77 Yaya-filled months! Unlike some children, Yaya was completely happy to play with her "lumps of coal" Christmas present. She made a drawing of a cat using various charco
  • The One with the Party and the Forgotten Cake
    So two weeks after Adik turned two, we had a small gathering at our house with friends and neighbors. * Mouse over the pictures for captions It was a fun time and we got t
  • Rafe's 24 Month Birthday (aka Second Birthday)
    And so the boy is now two years old! The big T-W-O! Twenty-four months have passed so quickly! * Mouse over the pictures for captions So I was looking at Yaya's 24 month e
  • Christmas 2013
    So this year we decided to participate in the Christmas tradition. Yaya is old enough now to enjoy it and in fact, she asked for it. So here we go! Our first family Christ
  • Driving a Juggernaut
    Kuat Drive Yards HAV/w A6 Juggernaut drivers seem to have an enjoyable and rewarding job. Because they look like they don't have a care in the world. Also, roadkill just w
  • Happenings at the Beginnings of the Year of the Snake
    Meanwhile, the three-night balik kampung back to Sitiawan for Chinese New Year was somewhat enjoyable. The traffic was not too bad, and no one lost their sanity. We left t
  • The one with the be-earlied pre-Ramadhan party
    So since July 22nd fell on the 3rd day of Ramadan, we decided to move up her party to the week before, on Sunday July 15th. We invited our friends and neighbors to what ha
  • While Becky was here...
    As you know, Vin's cousin Becky and her family were here for Rafe's birth. Everyone arrived the day before Rafe was born, and everyone except Becky and Aunt Mary (Becky's
  • Hall of Justice Diorama at Earth 638
    During the Comics Are Cool event as reported in the previous entry, I noticed that there was an epic assembly of heroes in a Hall of Justice diorama, consisting of charact
  • Birthday Cake Transforms Into...
    Well, the birthday cake was transformed into digested matter submerged in digestive fluids in our stomachs. However, the box with which the cake was transported was transf
  • Irfan Takes A Train To The Mall
    One activity Irfan and I did this school holiday was to take the Light Rail Transit (LRT), the city-wide train network. He rarely gets to ride on it, since we drive everyw
  • Artoo-Detoo: Generations
    The little Artoo is Irfan's which was purchased from Amcorp Mall last year. The big Artoo was bought for me by my grandfather 30 years ago or thereabouts. How time flies.
  • Star Wars Crossover
    There's a breach in the spacetime continuum and strange, giant robotic entities fly through and bring their own war into the Galactic Republic! However, the creatures look
  • 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
  • The Savage Battle at ToysRUs
    Today, we took a trip to Empire Shopping Gallery at Subang Jaya - a mall we've not visited before. Somewhere near the top floor of the mall was a Toys'R'Us outlet. Toys'R'
  • Some Flea Market Scores
    Here are some recent purchases from the Amcorp Mall weekend flea market. Sure some of the accessories are missing, but together they all cost less than one brand new figur
  • Gamera Tears Up The Living Room
    ... or at the very least, it wishes it could. As previously mentioned Irfan seems to have taken a shine to Gamera , the giant monster turtle with awesome powers! I was loo
  • Allie's 24 Month (aka Second) Birthday
    It happened! Allie's big day arrived - she turned 2 (years!!) on July 22nd! We were home from Maryland by then. Here she is, the birthday girl!   * Mouse over the pictures
  • Latest Movie With Totoro Reviewed - Toy Story 3
    One might be tempted to review Toy Story 3 as such: “ The toys from Andy’s room return in the third installment of Toy Story for another wondrous adventure for the childre
  • Irfan's Player Character Saves The Day
    Irfan played his first complete Star Wars Role-Playing Game adventure today, as everyone's favourite intrepid astromech droid Artoo-Detoo. He was awesome at figuring out s
  • ROBOT FIGHT!
    In this picture we have Megatron in combat with WALL-E, an ASP droid, 4-LOM and IG-88 who he has in his hand. Why? Who cares.
  • 365 Days of Stormtroopers
    Thanks to the Official Star Wars Blog , I've come across the photo-adventures of a pair of hapless Imperial Stormtroopers on Flickr , TK-479 and TK-455, as they undergo a
  • Cody and Rex, Best of Friends
    This is CC-2224, nicknamed Cody. His rank in the Grand Army of the Republic is Commander. This is CC-7567, nicknamed Rex. His rank is Captain. Cody uses a BlasTech DC-15S
  • A Star's Cream
    Here is Starscream. Not the Voyager-class toy, but the smaller Legends-class one, complete with the 'Tronian markings he got himself waiting for Revenge of the Fallen to b
  • Escaping the Death Star using Dice
    Once upon a time, Sila brought back with her a Star Wars: Escape the Death Star Action Figure Game , which is actually a board game with two sets of rules (an easy and an
  • Oh, Snap!
    My old Boba Fett figure and Irfan's new Hulk figure act out the final fate of the galaxy's most feared bounty hunter.
  • Six Years Old Today
    It's September 21st again and once more it's time for Irfan's birthday. Wearing his Iron Man t-shirt a gift from Ayah Cik, he greeted the arrival of his cousin Aiman (as w
  • Steampunk Star Wars
    Via Boing Boing , I came across Sillof's Workshop that displays awesome custom made figures... of classic Star Wars characters in steampunk forms. Unbelievably awesome and
  • My Debut as a G.I. Joe
    Shane , who's made some great dioramas at Joe Dios, has unveiled his latest custom G.I. Joe figure, a jungle trooper codenamed Monsoon. I'd like to add to Monsoon's backgr
  • Shanes Spectacularly Shows Off His Joes
    My pal Shane, seen here as a COBRA Crimson Guard commander , has the best collection of G.I. Joes I've ever seen. Now it's not just the quantity, but his Joe figures is us
  • Exactly Four Years Ago Today...
    ... Irfan Shafiq was born just before 5 p.m. in the maternity ward at Kuala Lumpur Hospital. He caused his mother to be stuck at the hospital for almost 12 hours before fi
  • Toy Robots In Disguise
    Once upon a time in my early teens I had to save my weekly allowance for a couple of months before I could buy an original Transformers G1 toy. I only managed to save enou
  • Kachow!
    After months of using other vehicles as substitute of Lightning McQueen from his favourite movie when playing with his toys, Irfan will finally get the real deal thanks to
  • Today The Light Switch...
    ... Tomorrow the world!!! Earlier today Irfan realised that he has a new super power: the ability to reach any high switch on the wall with his hands (albeit on tippy toes
  • Hisham's Design Legoized
    One of my designs, sketched using Prismacolor markers a year or two ago, was made into a Lego model by my friend Christopher Deck of Germany. Click on this link to view it

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