A Moment of Hibernation

It is a habit and it hits me every time I prepare for a long overseas deployment.

(Every time I get ready to fly, I slow down on many things. Perhaps it is my way of getting ready mentally. Image source: http://www.recessionwire.com)

A few days before going usually gets me to slow down on things – work, blog, housework and even photography (especially with a brand new DSLR lying around).… Click to read the rest

Samy Vellu = MIC, Above Shadow of Doubt!

It looks a case of Samy Vellu = MIC or rather MIC = Samy Vellu, forever and ever…

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(Read my lips – I will resign if my No 2 man is ready. Image source: www.themalaysianreserve.com)

Not a big fan of the ‘self claiming representatives’ of the Indian community (a mirage that was scattered by the Hindraf rallies) and whom backsides got whacked left, right and centre in the last general election but recent developments in calling the MIC supremo to stand down has been nothing but comical.

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After the Holidays

Slowly everyone is picking up the pace…

I managed to get the car serviced before its scheduled date – the overwhelming free time that I had was too good to be wasted on TV and lazing around at home and as it is a holiday season, my usual mechanics having more free time to properly check the car.… Click to read the rest

Selamat Hari Raya

(Image source: http://nizam83.wordpress.com)

To friends and readers, Selamat Hari Raya and Happy Holidays…it is going to be a long holiday starting from tomorrow.

Long holidays is a good opportunity to take the family out for a short trip, excellent food, get relaxed and come back for work more refreshed next week.… Click to read the rest

Windows XP: Functional Desktop

Let’s make it more functional – you may have your own styles, here’s mine

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1. Let’s clear the desktop files

This is one thing I don’t get when I see some of my friends’ desktops – it is full of files. Although many claim that the icons on the desktop do not hog memory, having too many icons on the desktop is just downright confusing.… Click to read the rest

What is Malaysian F1 Cost?

Update 1: Read Malaysian Insider analysis here

There are pros and cons to the Government’s latest adventure into Formula 1…

(A colourful car in a colourful controversy – Image source: Malaysiakini)

We thought we had a taste of Formula 1 with Petronas’ involvement and Alex Yoong in the driver’s seat but in the Malaysia Boleh spirit, we are getting ourselves one notch up in this very expensive sport

Malaysiakini reported:-

Sepang International Circuit (SIC), a joint partnership involving the government and a consortium of Malaysian entrepreneurs for the 1Malaysia Formula One Team project, has allocated between 8,000 and 12,000 hectares for the development of the Made-in-Malaysia F1 team headquarters

Then Paul Tan in his blog reported

According to SIC CEO Razlan Razali, the HQ will be fully equipped with manufacturing and development facilities including a wind-tunnel and costs could be in the millions or even billions.

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Morning Accident

(Not the same car, not the same road but by the time, the car stopped, the damage to the car was very similar. Image source: http://www.newscientist.com)

It happened in slow motion…

Taking a corner on LDP near Bandar Puteri – the road was wet – I was in the middle lane – saw a maniac driving up fast on the left – showing off his new sports car – any Tom, Dick & Harry will know the most left lane has the most tightest corner.

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