Sunday, October 16, 2016

Hoi Yan curry noodles

Who says variety is the key to popularity? This ancient looking restaurant near teluk cempedak only sells curry noodles or meehoon or rice noodles. The place is always full with customers. All the chicken curry goodness only for rm5

Bess kopitiam Malacca

First time having breakfast in Malacca. Most just flock to jonker street for food.

Nice nyonya laksa, ground peanut toast and mee siam. Taste easily beats the so called best in town. Yummy and not oily.

All for the price of RM12. 


Hidden gem I would say. 

Kushi Spice review

It's been so long since I wrote a blog post.
Life had been extremely hectic as a doctor but of course Ryan and I did not forget enjoy life as well.

Last Friday dinner was yummy northern Indian food at kushi spice star hill gallery KL.

Never had authentic Indian food for ages after we came back from Melbourne.

Dinner was complimentary of YTL membership. But look like at 9 dishes we had! It was nothing short of amazing. So scrumptious and hearty that we would not hesitate to go back again. Filling yet not oily. freshest ingredients. friendly waiters.

Easily the top Indian restaurant in town I would say. Unfortunately not many appreciate Indian food because there was only us in the restaurant during dinner. That's why I think it deserves some good reviews.

The portion was so big that they offered to take away the unfinished dishes.And we manage to feed another 3 growing teen-agers supper. Price wise, RM340 for two which is the standard of the place. But the taste and portion is worth it. And it's free for YTL members anyway. Let me know if you are interested to try out the place :)

Friday, January 6, 2012

Another milestone in life

I have neglected this blog for quite an extended period of time.

There is a lot that I want to talk about.

2011 is the end of my basic medical education. As a cohort, we have grown together, not just in medicine but also in life experience. Medicine is not just a career. Doctors do not just practice medicine as a job, but I would say it has already shaped our character and way of life. As a professional, there is a code of ethics to adhere to. I would like to quote one of my university professors, "Treat your patient kindly but never sleep with them."During our back to base week (last week of medical school when they try to cram everything sensible into our tiny brains), we were also taught the danger of social networking sites such as FaceBook. Hence, there goes "never 'friend' your patients". This opens a whole real realm about practising modern medicine. I hope I will not treat medicine as just a job. I want to remain passionate about medicine. Some time in the future, I would like to practise medicine around the globe. Speaking about combining work with leisure (i.e travelling) !

Much to my dismay, I have to leave Melbourne and come back to Malaysia for training as I am a scholar. It is just that I have grown so familiar to the comfortable way of life in Melbourne that deep down, I am petrified. Despite growing up in Malaysia, I found it foreign in many ways. Due to the extended period living overseas, I have lost touch with many family and friends, as well as the culture and standard of living back home. There have been a lot of misunderstanding and lack of trust in relationships that I cherish. And it has been a difficult time for me. In a way, I really miss life in Melbourne. I miss the camaraderie of my friends, especially my Australian friends whom I may not meet for the next decade or so. To my surprise, I managed to forge very close rapport with some of them. (I found it very daunting to approach them during my first year of stay in Melbourne due to cultural difference and lack of common interests and perhaps my lack of understanding in the Oz slang.lol). I also had to sell my first car (proudly a Toyota Corolla sedan) which I parted with much regret. I have tasted freedom, so maybe it is fair to go back to reality and face my fate.

I do not know what to expect from this new chapter in life.  There is a lot of uncertainties at the moment; the biggest one being job application. Even though the whole process has been streamlined, there is still much to improve in terms of red tape and collaboration between the various departments. I am contemplating about purchasing a new car. Gathering the advice from the experienced, I am probably going to get a Toyota Vios sedan. Being carless is just not compatible with Malaysian lifestyle because public transport is virtually non-existent. So, first loan in my life!

With great expectations come great responsibility :)


Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Europe!!!

Hi all,

This is a link to my FB group about my journey in Europe.
If you are interested, give me a holler and I shall add you as a member :)

Journey to the West

Monday, May 23, 2011

The lollipop lady



My favourite person to see every morning when I walked from my car to DDH.

I greet her every morning and occassionally she stops the cars for me.

She makes me smile :)

Monday, April 11, 2011

Fitness

It's autumn again. Way too cold to go outdoor and have a run. So we have started to go to gym. Instead of getting on a treadmill, we joined a group program called fatburner. It's aerobic exercise. My first experience in doing that. I have always been quite an antisocial person though.ha. It was fun and got intense only at the end. And Ryan was the only guy in the class. I need to improve my coordination though.

:p

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