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Another two added to my collection! ^^

Oh, no! Looks like I am no different with the girls who are bargaining for their new clothes whenever there is 70% rebate! >~< Well, here they are,

I was loitering around Popular Palm Square, browsing for new books. While I was turning the pages of some non-fiction, my eyes spotted the corner where the discount books (It is easy to tell as Popular does have its own way to display them, a typical one) were placed.
Initially, I wasn’t hoping to get any interesting books as for my acknowledgement, the books are usually pop-culture stuff but not this two.
Commentaries on Living: Series I by Jiddu Krishnamutri; &
The True Believer: Thoughts on the nature of Mass Movement by Eric Hoffer.
Both of them are translated version (Mandarin) as English version may cost a lot for me…sigh…Again, I committed another unplanned expenditure……sigh……I have to control myself.
The next book on my wish-list, The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil by Philip Zimba…

Happy Chinese New Year?

Well, well, how is your Chinese New Year celebration going? Fun? Good? Gluttony? Satisfied Ang Pow?
Don’t expect something from me, as I am not going home for this festival, again…(since 3 years back…) Why? Expensive air ticket, worthless expenditure, boring….Ops, did I mention something wrong?!
However, that does not mean that I have nothing beginning from the preparation of Chinese New Year until now, the second night of Lunar New Year. OK, I didn’t bargain on any new clothes, accessory, shoes nor hairstyle. Instead I had bought this, Gillettle March 3 Turbo (old model tri-blades shaver/razor and it is RED, for CNY?).

Had a steamboat reunion dinner with Daniel’s family (thanks Daniel, Mr. & Mrs. Koh), steamboat dinner with Chung Ling gang,

(fictional picture)
…and received the first and second Ang Pow from Adam and Mrs. Koh (thanks to both of them).

(fictional picture)
Finally, invitations to attend tomorrow gathering at Gurney Plaza, Penang, from chili and Sean. Apparently I …

World Leprosy Day

Today is Chinese New Year Eve as we all Chinese knows, but do you know that today is marked as World Leprosy Day as well?
Well, I do not mean to spoil your mood in celebrating this festive seasons. However, while you enjoying your delicious reunion dinner, please think of those who are suffering all around the world.
Here are some brief descriptions about leprosy from one of the source:
“The first Historic mention of Leprosy in India dates back to as early as 600 B.C., where it is denoted by a Sanskrit term ‘Kushtha’, literally meaning ‘eating away’. Reports of presence of leprosy can also be found in the ancient writings from Japan (10th century B.C) and Egypt (16th century B.C.). Ancient writers have put across several theories regarding the origin and spread of leprosy such as infection of the Nile River, unhygienic food habits of the people and so on. 
People suffering from Leprosy had to face criticism and were subjected to stringent treatments even in the olden times. They were …

Sharing of Proximidade Award

This is a "Thank You" for curryegg who awarded me Proximidade Award yesterday. Well, this serves as one of my motivation for blogging and this is my first time writing such post, don't expect too much from me...(^.^")\

According to the content of the award, I am require to post this,

This blog invests and believes the PROXIMITY - nearness in space, time and relationships! These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in prizes or self-aggrandizement. Our hope is that when the ribbons of these prizes are cut, even more friendships are propagated. Please give more attention to these writers! Deliver this award to eight bloggers who must choose eight more and include this cleverly-written text into the body of their award.

I will like to share the joy with the following bloggers:

swee chengprincess listyslowbrogalfredsherwynvenus von sevenjun heanchili
Here goes the awards. Thanks curryegg again for motivating …

Tagged by Cynthia

3 months ago, I was tagged by my friend, Cynthia. That was my first experience of been tagged by blogger, however I was able to reply her well as I am writing this after 3 months her post was uploaded.....m(_ _)m Sorry, Cynthia, I am sure you are mad about this....

Well, should I start? (^.^)

Part One

1. What is the relationship of you and her?
Part of 'Yeye Family' that I don't even know when does it established, university pal and the one who helps me cover my books (Thanks Cynthia, I know you loves it! ^^)

2. Your five impressions towards her.
Daring, Persuasive, Brave, Fashionable and Innocent (-_-?)

3. The most memorable thing she had done for you.
Cover my first books...(-_-"")

4. The most memorable thing she had said to you.
I am innocent!......

5. If she become your lover, you will...
Have to work very hard to please her...

6. If she become your enemy, you will...
Brush up my persuasive talking skills! (`_´)| 頑張って

7. If she become your lover, she has to improve on...

Abandoned blog?

My last blog entry was about 2 months ago…Gosh, it seems that my laziness is dominating me since my semester break began…
But not anymore, the holidays are off, I have to get back to my job and start to write again. A psychologist should maintain writing as a habit. (thanks Ben for reminding me…) Well, I really have to be serious with this.
With this, I will like to start off bythe “small small gathering” organized by Krystle Yap, one of my primary school '”brother” at Mizi’s Bistro, New World Park, 21st of December 2008, around 1930 hours. It was one of my primary school reunion dinner.

The event was suppose to start at 1930 hours, but I knew that there must be a reason why Krystle post that particular time on Facebook. Before I departed from home, I received the call from her and Natalie about the bad road condition which might cause them to late…(Sorry girls, I don’t mean to criticize…) That’s why the invitation cards in Penang always contain the words “7.30 p.m.” ?
Anyway, they …