on May 31, 2010
I really like hanging out in 'myNEWScafe'... The reason is simple... Good food + free magazines reading/browsing... I really like reading magazines so this is sort of like a haven to me... All sorts of magazines are available and not forgetting all up to date... Not surprising to know that 'myNEWScafe' is own by magazines chain giant, 'myNEWS.com'...




This is their signature fried rice call 'my NEWS fried rice'... Very nice and highly recommended...


Their new dish but I forgot about the name... Quite nice but I still prefer the fried rice...


Overall Rating - 3.6/5

Lot F203, 1st Floor,
1 Utama Shopping Center,
Bandar Utama,
Petaling Jaya.
on May 29, 2010
This is my first time shooting a professional male model... Previously, I only had the privileged to shoot models during Pikom PC Fair... As you know, I'm not a professional photographer... So chances of shooting a model is really hard to come by...

A few days ago, I saw a male model after having lunch in Solaris, Mont Kiara... I had the urged to ask him to pose for me and I really did asked... Can you imagined that!!! So how do I know whether he's a model or not... How can I confirmed that he was one... Well I saw him posing from a distance and I remembered his face clearly... I'd seen him on television... So I can conclude that he was indeed a model... In fact a well known one as well... Just my lucky day I guessed...

Well I'm not surprised that he agreed to my request... Actually he just smiled to me but I took it as a yes!!! After all, he was someone famous and rejecting me will definitely tarnished his hard earned image!!! He was really professional... Smiling all the way and the pose that he strike will always be remembered by me... As you know, this was my first time and I'm really nervous... So only one image was available... But it was definitely better than nothing...

So here it goes... Feel free to give some comments on my photo shooting skill and also my model...

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on May 27, 2010
'Robin Hood', a name that almost all of us recognize... So obviously I'm really keen to know what was the story before 'Robin Hood' became the most famous outlaw in England... We all knew that he robbed the rich and give to the poor... But I don't know why he needed to do that... What drives a man to desperation... So this movie is all about Robin before he became the legend...

The first thing I realized was he don't looked like the Robin I knew when I was a kid... My version of 'Robin Hood' looks like this...



Guess he must have grown up!!! Okok back to the movie... I'm expecting something real good here because looking at 'Gladiator', one of the all time great movie, I expect 'Ridley Scott' to deliver his magic touch in this movie as well... Not bad but definitely not as good as 'Gladiator'...

What I like about this movie is it got all the right ingredients... I'm talking about love, fight, war, friendship, family and etc... Everything is in there... This is not a must watch movie but definitely one that is worth watching...
on May 26, 2010
'High Definition' aka HD is everywhere now... No matter where you go I'm very sure you will bump into someone saying it or you seeing it with your very own eyes... From TV to mobile phones, everything is in HD nowadays...

All this while I've been living in the stone age... Seeing the world in DVD quality... After a while, my vision started to downgrade itself to VCD quality!!! Ask a small kid in the street and I'm sure some of them might not even know what the hell is a VCD!!! So, I'm really desperate and I need to catch up with the trend right now...

So let me introduce you to my very own HD device which I call it (drum rolling) 'The Spectacle!!! Actually this is just a very normal spectacle... Nothing special about it... Is just that when I wear this on, my whole vision turns HD...


OMG is the first word that came out from my mouth!!! It is so damn clear now... Everything is in full HD!!! Peoples, trees, cars, animals, food... Everything!!!


So why do I need to spend a few thousands Ringgit to get full HD view whereas I can get it done with less than 1k...


I can see things so clearly now that I must admit that I gain some weight!!! Ok not some but quite a lot!!!





So for those that keeps on complaining about their TV or computer monitor, my advise is to get your eyes check!!! If there is something wrong with your eyes, just follow me and get yourself a 'full HD' spectacle... If there is nothing wrong with your eyes, then please accept my condolences!!! Because you are going to spend some BIG bucks on the 'REAL' thing!!! A blu-ray player with a full HD LCD or LED TV is your answer...
on May 25, 2010
'Walker Hill Casino' is open only to foreigners... Koreans are not allow to gamble in this casino... So obviously, everywhere you go inside the building you will see only foreigners... Besides casino, you can also find duty free shop inside the premise as well...



Nothing special... In fact it looks like any other casino... But the design is definitely much better compare to our very own 'Genting Highlands'... Gambling is not my cup of tea so obviously I'm force to go shopping with my darling... She went crazy over all the cosmetics sold here!!! But frankly speaking, it is much cheaper compare to those sold in Malaysia... Besides cosmetics, designer's label are also much cheaper...






Very nice interior decoration... I like it a lot because of the vibrant colours!!!








To be continue...
on May 24, 2010
This is the first time I go chasing stars!!! No... Not those stars high up in the sky... Stars as in famous actors or actresses... So how do I feel??? Excited??? Exhilarated??? Hmm I guess 'no feeling' is more appropriate...

Actually the reason I went 1 Utama on last Saturday was because of 'Ip Chun' the eldest son of the extraordinary 'Master Ip Man'!!! I know that he was here in Malaysia because of the event ('Wing Chun' competition) organised by 1 Utama... So I was really excited about it and I would like to see him in person... Off we go to 1 Utama...

I'm really disappointed when I reached 1 Utama because 'Ip Chun' was no where to be seen... So I'm damn frustrated because I can't get to see 'Ip Chun' with my very own eyes!!! Instead of seeing 'Ip Chun' I get to see other stars... Sort of a consolation prize for me I guessed!!! (Just like buying 4D or Toto... No top 3 prizes but still got consolation prize... Not bad at all!!!)


Looks like someone is filming another 'Ip Man' movie... This movie is call 'The Legend Is Born - Ip Man'... Wow 'Ip Man' is really HOT nowadays!!! Everywhere you go you will see or hear 'Ip Man'!!!




A real boxing ring setup at 'The Oval' in 1 Utama... They use this ring for 'Wing Chun' competition...



The boxing ring as seen from above...


The fans session starts at 3pm... Obviously this picture was taken at a much earlier time...


This picture was taken at around 3pm... See the difference???


Even those on the escalator 'ka-poh' about what was happening down there!!! A very typical Malaysian behavior I guess... Can't blame them... Should be proud of it since all Malaysians were born with this extraordinary gift!!!


Emcee of the day... Don't really know who is he... Sorry dude...


Can you spot the star among all these people!!!


Here it is... The cast of 'The Legend Is Born - Ip Man'...


So how many stars you recognise??? I only know 3!!!







Ok, that's all for my coverage on the event!!! Fulamak... Feels like a reporter now... :)
on May 22, 2010
Those that know me well will know that I treat my camera as my concubine... Everyday 'sayang' and caress them!!! Well my lovely A300 concubine is well.. attractive of course but it just can't compete with my NEW (I bought it secondhand but I still treat her as NEW) concubine... The super duper lovely and curvaceous A700!!!


My old concubine... The still lovely A300



Why A700??? I'm very sure a lot of people will ask... Why not A550??? Indeed the A550 is a great camera with incredible high ISO capabilities and in-camera HDR process and not forgetting the 7fps ability... But to me, it doesn't seems like an upgrade... The body feels just like my A300... Plastic build and no weather seal... It just doesn't feel right when I'm holding it...


My new concubine!!! The A700!!!



The A700 is quite old already I must admit... In fact the A700 has been discontinued (The reason I need to get it secondhand because it is almost impossible to get it new now)... I know the ISO capability is not as good as the A550... It also don't have in-camera HDR process and the 'frame per second' is also slower... But the A700 has an aluminium internal chassis which the A550 don't have... Magnesium alloy top and front body which is dust and splash proof!!! Not forgetting all the buttons splatter all over the body making this a really user friendly camera... Ok that's all for now... I'm gonna go caress my new concubine now... 'TAK BOLEH TAHAN' already!!!
on May 21, 2010
Pork Noodles aka 'Chu Yok Fan' in Cantonese is one of my favourite dish... Before I came to KL, I don't know anything about 'chu yok fan' because it is not available in my hometown... Once tried and I'm hook for life I guess... So normally where do I go for 'chu yok fan'??? Subang SS15 of course... In my opinion, this restaurant serves one of the BEST 'chu yok fan' in KL/PJ area... If you are new to this place, there are some warning that I like to give...

1. If you don't have patient, this place is NOT for you... (Very very difficult to find parking and the boss is really slow in cooking... Normal waiting time around 20-30 minutes... Extreme waiting time around 1 hour ++!!!)

2. If you don't fancy salty food, this place is NOT for you... (The soup is a bit salty... Saltier if you opt for 'min sin'/'mian sian'/'vermicelli' <---- Hope I got it right)

3. If you don't like oily food, this place is NOT for you... (The soup is really oily!!! But if you like 'chu yok cha' aka deep fried lard, then you will be in heaven!!!)

So to summarize it for you, if you don't have patient and like to eat healthy food... STAY AWAY FROM THIS PLACE!!! If not, I'm sure you will CURSE the place and the boss!!! I'm not kidding...


You know why we order a place of chicken and roast meat + 'char siew'??? Because both me and my darling are way tooooo hungry!!! That day, we waited for more than 1 hour before the 'chu yok fan' were place in front of us... (I guess I've inherited my mum's good patient gene!!!)


The roast chicken and 'char siew' is really good... But the roast meat is only so-so because of the pork smell!!! I can't stand the smell although I like pork a lot...


Finally, after more than 1 hour of waiting!!!


I always choose 'min sin' over the others type of noodles... I think 'chu yok fan' and 'min sin' are the perfect match... Unless they run out of 'min sin'... If not there is NO way that I will change to other types of noodles...


Some might say that the 'chu yok fan' is a bit expensive... RM5.70 for a big one... But I disagree because of the amount of ingredients inside... There are lots of ingredients... But some might not fancy all the ingredients because besides pork, they also throws in pig's liver and intestines as well... Well this is not a problem for me because I just wallop whatever is inside the bowl!!!


Overall Rating - 4/5

Restaurant Pomander
No. 78, Jalan SS15/4B,
Subang Jaya.