Thursday, 24 July 2008

Monday, 21 July 2008

Facts about the middle finger !!!!

Well now..heres something I never knew before, and now that I know it, I compelled to share with my friends in the hope that they too, will feel edified.Isnt history more fun and when u know more about it ??

Befire the Battle of Edincourt in 1415, the French,anticipating victory over the English, proceed to cut off the middle fingers of all captured English soldiers. Without the middle finger it would be impossible to draw the renowned English longbow, therefore render them incapab;e of fighting in the future.

This famous English longbow was made out of the English Yew tree, and the act of drawing the longbow was knows as " Plucking the Yew " or " Pluck Yew".

Much to the bewildment of the French, the English won a major upset and began mocking the French by waving their middle fingers at the defeated French shouting " See we can still pluck yew !! " Since pluck yew , the difficult consonant cluster at the beginning has gradually changed to a labiodentals fricative "F", and thus the words often used in conjunction with the one finger salute.

It is also because the pheasant feathers on the arrows used with the longbow that the symbolic gesture is known as 'giving the bird' . It is still appropriate salute to the French today.

And yew thought yew knew every plucking thing !! Nah !!!

What's Your Name's Hidden Meaning?

It's kinda interesting. Whats hidden in your name ? Check yours out here .

What Alan Means

You are usually the best at everything ... you strive for perfection.

You are confident, authoritative, and aggressive.

You have the classic "Type A" personality.

You are relaxed, chill, and very likely to go with the flow.

You are light hearted and accepting. You don't get worked up easily.

Well adjusted and incredibly happy, many people wonder what your secret to life is.

You are very intuitive and wise. You understand the world better than most people.

You also have a very active imagination. You often get carried away with your thoughts.

You are prone to a little paranoia and jealousy. You sometimes go overboard in interpreting signals.

Sunday, 20 July 2008

Bad Bad Bad Luck !!

Yes its bad luck x 3 here today !!!!!

1) My HP gave up on me again......... Forced to buy another one.
2) My car aircond gave way.........
3) My car broke down in the middle of jam. Water temp kept rising, suspected water pump failure. As a result need to get a tow truck to tow to my friends workshop. Poorer by RM 130 , as of now for the tow truck charges........

God please help !!! Hope it end here .....

No wonder people says that 2008 year is not a good year for us who was born in the year of the Horse :( sob sob sob..........

Thursday, 17 July 2008

Beat inflation !!!! DIY art at frame

With the rising cost of living..its time for me to DIY myself a set of art to be place in my new home..all for less than RM50 !!!!!

Its kinda hot now adays to have 3 in 1 painting where,3 arts when put together would form 1 single piece of art..and this are expensive !!! Well I've found out an ingenious way to fabricate my own designer art for a fraction of the price...............

You would need some wood and a staple gun. In this case its 24" x 16 " .

In this case, a cloth from IKEA would be my piece of art .

Staple the edge together. Remember to staple both side for rigidity

Put the frame on the cloth and measure the area to be cut.

To leave at least 2 inch space to be folded and stappled .

Stapple the edges together.

Remember to pull the edges tightly before stappling.

Trickiest part is to make sure that the 2nd piece matches the 1st piece !!

Deng Deng !! The final work !!!!

Good luck in trying !!!! Hope this would suits the wall of my new home !! xpensive !!!!

Had a simple take away breakfast from stall nearby my office. Damm the price of every thing has risen so dramatically !!!!

Imagine a pack of economy CKT, plus one fried foo chok with the tiniest hints of fish inside and 2 sausages , cost me a whooping RM6 !!!!!

In my head keep thinking, everything rise...petrol rise, food rise ,electricity rise..gaji saja tak to survive ??

Wednesday, 16 July 2008

Breaking News!!! Anwar arrested !!

DSAI was arrested at 1315hrs this afternoon outside his home in Bukit Segambut. I dont understand why DSAI was arrested even his dateline is 1400hrs ?? Why is he arrested when 'sp called crime' is not even committed yet ?

We could understand that he could be arrested if he didnt show up at IPKKL at 1400hrs as directed,but he still has 45 minutes before the dateline is over and if he was arrested at 1401 hrs. Would appreciste the cops that if they are so hot on the heals of the thousands of wanted criminals out there !!

Below is the latest news from The Star online...

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim arrived at the city police headquarters here in a white Pajero at 1.15pm Wednesday after being arrested by the police.

He had been arrested in front of his house in Bukit Segambut.

His lawyer Sankara Nair said the police told Anwar that he was being arrested for investigations under Section 377C of the Penal Code for alleged "carnal intercourse against the order of nature."

On June 28, his 23-year-old former aide Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan had lodged a police report alleging that Anwar had sodomised him.

Asked if Anwar was handcuffed, Sankara said he was not.

Anwar started giving his statement to the police at about 2.50pm, said another of his lawyers R. Sivarasa, also the Subang Member of Parliament (MP).

Anwar's wife Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said he had called her from the police car to say he had been arrested.

"He asked me to go home to look after the children," she said when met in Parliament lobby earlier Wednesday.

Wan Azizah was at the city police headquarters by 1.30pm, followed 25 minutes later by daughter Nurul Izzah and her husband Raja Ahmad Shahrir.

"It's a feeling of deja vu with what happened 10 years ago," Wan Azizah said, adding that she was unhappy over how the arrest had been conducted.

"We'd already given our assurance that he would be at the police headquarters at 2pm," she said.

Police said they arrested Anwar an hour earlier before the 2pm deadline because they feared he would not show up.

Federal CID director Comm Datuk Bakri Zinin said Anwar was supposed to have gone directly to the Kuala Lumpur police headquarters immediately after giving his statement to the ACA in Putrajaya.

"However, we were informed that after he left the ACA headquarters in Putrajaya, he had changed his route and was heading back to his house in (Bukit) Segambut," he said.

"He was arrested as we had reason to believe he was not going to show up," he claimed.

"We wish to point out that Anwar had initially agreed to meet us on Monday but he failed to keep his appointment," Comm Bakri added.

PKR members and about 200 supporters had gathered at the city police headquarters after news of the arrest went out.

"I don't believe this is happening. We will seek to get him released as soon as possible," said DAP chairman Karpal Singh.

DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang described the arrest as "highly provocative and shocking."

Balik Pulau MP Yusmadi Yusuf, who was there as Anwar's lawyer, said the matter would be brought up in Parliament.

The police had on Tuesday given Anwar a 2pm deadline to answer allegations of sodomy.

Anwar was at the Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) headquarters in Putrajaya at 10am Wednesday over reports he had lodged against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and the Attorney-General (A-G).

In his report lodged on July 1, Anwar had alleged that IGP Tan Sri Musa Hassan and A-G Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail had fabricated evidence in the “black eye” investigation in 1999.

Musa was the investigating officer and Abdul Gani led the prosecution in the case in which Anwar had been beaten up by the IGP then, Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Noor.

The two were questioned by the ACA on July 11.

Anwar left the ACA headquarters at 12.20pm.

He said the ACA had not completed its interview, but he had to cut it short to make his 2pm appointment with the police to answer questions over the sodomy allegation made against him.

"I have adduced all evidence to the ACA officers and I am satisfied with the line of questioning," he said, adding that everything he said had been recorded.

The interview was conducted by a few ACA officers, said Anwar, who arrived at the agency accompanied by lawyers Sankara, Sivarasa, Param Cumaraswamy and dozens of supporters.

"If I am arrested, I guess the ACA can do their follow-up interview at the lock-up," he joked.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Taste & Taste Salted Chicken

Salted baked chicken or “Yim Kok Kai (盐焗鸡)” is a specialty of Ipoh town and the most famous is no other than the pioneer itself, Aun Kheng Lim . Aun Kheng Lim Restaurant was established in 1987, it is easily identified via its red-and-white facade. The Salt Baked Chicken specially sold in Aun Kheng Lim is hard to find elsewhere, but not till now, when his brother in law opened a branch in Damansara Uptown 5 years ago.

Salted Baked Chicken

This shop located along SS21/56B offers the same delicious famous salted baked chicken where even the hardcores of this delicacy would give his approval. The Whole chicken is wrapped together with Chinese herbs such as Dong Guai or and Gei Zhi (wolfberry) in one piece of greaseproof paper and baked in an oven covered and filled with heated coarse salt crystals. It is indeed is a brilliantly treated and cooked, the flesh is tender and very tasty. It is the process of cooking in which salt is absorbed by the meat to enhance the taste. The combination of salt and herbs gives the meat a unique flavor. With this unique cooking technique, the chicken essence is well preserved as well. All the chicken used here are slightly smaller in size due to it is Kampung chicken which is has less fat compared to normal chickens sold in the wet market. And the chicken is own bred in their family farm in Bukit Mertajam !!!

Killer tangy chilli sauce to dip..

There are some vital hints, request them not to chop up the chicken . To eat use your fingers instead to tear out the flesh or parts and it is perfect with some mixture of pounded chili, garlic, onion and lime sauce dipping sauce. Also do not forget to ask for their herbal soup !!

Peking Sui Kow

Also on offered are their delicious Szechuan Dan Dan mee. This noodle is served in a sourish hot broth with some minced meat. Also worth mentioning is their Sui Kow nooodle. Price is kept affordable with RM20 for one whole chicken and RM11 for half and sets are also available.

Full moon sets for newborns are also available with choice of 1 or 1/2 salted chicken with red eggs.

This shop was also features in Astro's One Day Five Meals.

Directions :

Along LDP towards One Utama look out for the BHP station on your left. Turn in at BHP station and the restaurant is located about 100 metres further down on your left. Its same row as Damansara Uptowns The Ship restaurant.

Contact : Taste and Taste Salted Chicken
25, Jalan SS21/56B , Damansara Utama , 47400, PJ, Selangor

Tel : 03-77222172 or 012-2322873 Mr SK Yow.

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Friday, 11 July 2008

My private sanctuary....a sneak preview ...

Sneak preview of my new private sanctuary....thanks to my ID friend , David of Aeric-Design !!!

The living area..before and after..

The dining area..before and after

And my kitchen ....before and after

Any comments and ideas ?????

More to come.................

Thursday, 10 July 2008

Parliament Dress Code : Too Short ??

Journalist Denise Lee’s skirt which the security guards felt was too short. — NST picture by Mohd Yusni Ariffin

Another amusing news from our Parliament is on the new dress ruling especially for women dressing .. check out this news taken from NST. An incident which involves a journalist from Kwong Wah Daily were barred from entering the Parliament yesterday by the security guards whom turned fashion police , because in their opinion her skirt is too short, when its already at knee length ?? Some were even asked to pull down their skirts by a few inches ?? Then the journalist with so called short skirts would turn out wearing a skirt ala rapper.

While traditional dress is allowed..I would suggest the reporters to try to wear this to Parliament and see what would happen ?? Well the length is way pass the knee length and its traditional clothings mar........deng deng deng........

Nah..traditional costume and the length is way pass the knee length mar....cannot meh ??

What has our parliament is now ???

MP of Kinabatangan Datuk Bung
Mokhtar Radin said that "It was not a
bad sign- i was just showing like this
only" during Dewan Rakyat sitting at
Parliament House.

Believed fellow Malaysian outhere are now being being entertained by our very own MP's lately in the free for all Parliament circus lately..starring our beloved Datuk Bung Mokhtar, the infamous Kinabatangan MP. Check this out...Hey Mr MP ' You are caught on TV '....somemore deny wor..cant you just be like our Dr Chua , who is really a gentlemen, by admitting his own wrong doin. So guess that you might need this new tag line " Its looks like me.but not me !! ""

Dear Mr MP from the jungle, do you need video evidence ?? C'mmon be a gentlemen...

Is this what our country needed ?? IS this the type of MP who to fight for our rights and the rakyats ??


Merdeka !! Merdeka !!