Monthly Archives: July 2011

Holy Month

Friday Extra Curricular Friday was Club Recruitment day and the closing ceremony for the Health Month activities.  The entire courtyard in the student central area was transformed into an exciting venue for all the activities.  There were canopies set up … Continue reading

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‘Malaysia Time’

Malaysia Time Time and time again I am reminded of ‘Malaysia Time’. I am not referring to the fact that it is 12 hours ahead of Ontario here, but to the unique internal clock that Malaysian’s seem to follow. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Another day

Another day (by Dennis) 2011 July 28, 2011 We were having problems with our tv cable package, which was just installed a week ago by Unifi, the local provider here, so we called several times to correct the problem.  Arlene … Continue reading

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Perspective after one month in Malaysia

Perspective after one month in Malaysia by Dennis 2011 July 25 We have now been here one month, although we haven’t wandered much out of Shah Alam, which is a suburb city of Kuala Lumpur, that we live in and … Continue reading

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From Poo to Brew!

From Poo to Brew! Warning: if you are timid….don’t read this! You may recall that I mentioned a civet cat sighting in an earlier post. The ‘Bomba’ (Fire/Emergency) vehicle came to our hotel shortly after our arrival to catch a … Continue reading

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Tribute to Kveta

Tribute to Kveta Tomorrow our good friends Kveta Fikar and her partner Gary will leave here and head back to Canada. When we said goodbye to them on Monday evening I overheard Dennis say to Kveta, “Now who will look … Continue reading

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Life in Kuala Lumpur: photos

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Chops, Eastern Toilets, and Jog for Hope

‘Chops’ and Toilets I was first introduced to ‘chops’ when our real estate agent handed me a hand-written receipt for the deposit we paid on our condo. The note, written very simply on a scrap paper, had been stamped with … Continue reading

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Why did the monkey cross the road?

Why did the monkey cross the road? To get to the other side of course! Yesterday we saw a monkey cross the road in front of us as we were heading home. It just took its own sweet time meandering … Continue reading

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Lazy Hazy Days

Lazy, Hazy Days The last few mornings we have been waking up to a blanket of haze throughout KL.  At first we thought it was fog, but since it never gets cold here fog is unlikely.  We soon learned that … Continue reading

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