Dah Maju!

(Taiping as I used to remember)

Whenever I am on overseas projects, one of the key methods of communication that I have with my wife is via IM tools.

This is of course cheaper than calling her thousand of miles away – certain countries’ telephone charges can be astronomical.

There is no way to waste on the ‘internet time’ as we could be communicating on one end whilst downloading or googling on some issues on the other.… [Click to read the rest] “Dah Maju!”

Almost Haircut

(Image source: http://www.joelapompe.net)

We were back in Taiping for the holidays and true to my philosophy “Taiping is a rest area”, I did not venture out from the house for the last 3 days we were there.

It was perfect staying in my in-law’s house – there were good programs on Astro, a comfortable bedroom to take short naps (with no one to question), laptop for games & movies and of course, delicious home cooked food.… [Click to read the rest] “Almost Haircut”

Taiping – a town where time stood still

I was reading an article on Taiping in The Star couple days ago titled “Protect town’s history” and it reminded me of the state of development in the town.

In my opinion, slow and steady but too slow for the big influx of visitors to Taiping (sometimes it feels like the whole of KL rushes in to terrorize the town).The… [Click to read the rest] “Taiping – a town where time stood still”

The unexpected traffic and KL drivers

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It is always been a sound idea to go for an outstation trip a week or so after a major holidays. The last thing I want to do on a holiday is to waste time and risk myself in heavy traffic jams on the highway. So, when the long break during Chinese New Year came, we were holed up in our house and only made short distance driving

So when I decided to go to Taiping a week after the long break, I had expected an almost traffic free lanes on the highway and I was right.

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Time Out!

(Taiping has no beaches but I guess this is how me and my son will be lying down in bed in the house. Cartoon source: www.opensecrets.org )

I am finally taking my Deeparaya leave on Monday till Wednesday, driving up to one and only Taiping. There will not be any blog from me during this time but it gives me a good chance to be away from a computer for once (I am already spending like 8 hours in front of a computer at my work place everyday).
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